rustic charm

Autumn Love

“Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.”   – William Cullen Bryant   Front Door Fall Charm Autumn “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.”     – Stanley Horowitz   Easy Like Sunday. oversized sweater knitting pattern Etsy Shop: Knot Original “Sea-Buckthorn” by Koroa Primrose […]

Château de Gudanes

A fabulous journey through a stunning French Chateau through the lens of photographer and writer Jamie Beck of Ann Street Studio in New York.     Château de Gudanes   Inside the 18th-century Neoclassical Château in the Southwest of France    Château de Gudanes is an 18th-century neoclassical Château built on the ruins of a […]

Ooooh, That French Country Charm

There is simply nothing like that French Country charm… it’s dreamy, other-worldly, simply wonderful. Le Mas de Peint A 17th-Century Farmhouse in the Camargue, France photography: Ann Street Studio, NYC “It’s the time that you’ve wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”    – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French writer and aviator (1900-1944) bonjourfrenchwords […]

A Luxurious, Fairytale Escape in a French Chateau

A fabulous fairytale escape through the lens of Jamie Beck, the amazing photographer of Ann Street Studio, NYC.     Here she takes us through the incredible estate “Domaine des Hauts de Loire”,  a getaway in Onzain, France, Loire Valley. Domaine des Hauts de Loire   Onzain, France, Loire Valley   Jamie Beck:   Nestled quietly […]

It’s WOOLY Wonderful

“I have worked with wool all my life as a designer. There’s so much more to it than knitwear – it’s an amazingly versatile material and can be used in so many different ways from chic to rustic. “ – Donatella Versace  Revelry sheepyhollows overtherainbowyarn Stitching “The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many […]

House Beautiful: A Country Dream

Sharing today a stunning home renovation by Neumann Lewis Buchanan Architects in Talbot County, Maryland. This historical farm was brought back to life in a magnificent manner, simply love it!   ESTABLISHED in the late 17th century, Lombardy is a 252-acre farm with extensive frontage on the Miles River in Talbot County, Maryland.  Over a […]

French Rustic Charm: Camellas-Lloret

More wonderful photography to share today from Jamie Beck of Ann Street Studio Photography. She gives a wonderful glimpse into the rustic, country charm of  Camellas-Lloret, a bed breakfast located in Cathare village of Montréal, France. Camellaw-Lloret Ann Street Studio: “Taking a break from Provence’s summer heat, I wanted some time to explore the Languedoc region in the South […]

threads and things

Masha Andrianov Moscow, Russia Mandy Pattullo Mandy Pattullo is a textile artist and printmaker who works from a studio in a converted manse in Northumberland. Vintage pins Book on a String by Jade Pegier ruedebeautre Textile Artist and Printmaker: Mandy Pattullo dekonstruktivisme Textile Artist and Printmaker: Mandy Pattullo NOVELTY LABEL “I’M OUT FOR THE NIGHT When I’m […]