Old, New, Borrowed & Blue

Apr 30, 2011

Good morning!

Quick note, this post is going to be photo heavy. I tried to cut some out, but I just couldn't. So many beautiful beautiful images. So sorry (but not really because we get to look at all the lovely photos again :D)


Watching William & Kate's wedding kinda got me thinking about my own someday and I thought it would be neat to share the few ideas I came up with. These will very likely change many times over before I do walk down the aisle, but it's fun to search around :)

Going with the theme of something old, something new, something borrowed & something blue, this is what I came up with.

Beautiful old pearls from my grandma


Fabulous new shoes to wear :)
Borrow my mom's veil


And paint my nails a fabulous shade of blue! (For Audrey by China Glaze)


And just because I cannot stop admiring them, more beautiful images from the Royal Wedding :)







And did you see Kate & Pippa's dresses for the evening event?? Gorgeous!!



Hope you all have a lovely weekend!

xo,
B

Once Upon A Time...

Apr 29, 2011

There was a girl.


 

Who married a prince.


And became a princess.







I just loved every minute of this beautiful royal wedding! Her dress by Sarah Burton & the House of Alexander McQueen was just lovely and the service was beautiful. The trees, the music, the flowers, the hats(!), everything was so so lovely!

I imagine beautiful lace & classic designs will definitely be very popular for weddings this year.

A beautiful fairytale wedding :)


And they lived happily ever after.



xo,
B

PS, I'm participating in the Royal Wedding Blog Crawl over at Breakfast at Toast. Be sure to check it out!!!

Colour-by-Room: Calm & Collected

Apr 28, 2011

Good morning!!

Today's room is definitely what I am craving lately - calm and cool and collected!


All you need is a good white couch:
Jayson Home & Garden
Antique-d wooden crate table:
Anthropologie

Juju hat!
Authentic Africa

Some beautiful artwork:
Etsy - littlebrownpen

And a good backdrop for all of your perfect pieces, the right wall colour!
Sarah Richardson for Para Paints in Promise

Hope you're all having a great week!!

xo,
B

{top image from The Design Files}

Creativity

Apr 27, 2011




My last exam is later today, so just a quick post this morning.
Some wise words and a lovely room to match :)

Hope you're all having a lovely week!

xo,
B


Edit: This was meant to go live this morning...my brain has been elsewhere today apparently haha My last exam is finished and I am done!! whooohooo!!!

{one & two}

Design-by-Room: Chic Retreat

Apr 26, 2011

Good morning!

Today's bedroom inspiration is actually a room I put together for my mama! This is how I would design her room if she'd let me haha

Very pretty and soft with a a little glamour and luxury :) Purple is a colour I've always associated with my mom, so I knew I had to include that. And the safari rug is kinda fun when paired with the more classic pieces. Love the copper clad dresser from Anthro & the ceramic stool/table from West Elm. Very chic :)

Would just like to thank you all for the lovely comments this past week. I haven't had a chance to respond to any, but I do read and appreciate every one! My exams finish tomorrow evening and then I am done :D Very much looking forward to putting more time into my blog! And I have some exciting news in the coming weeks, so be sure to stay tuned for that :)

Hope you're all having a lovely week!!

xo,
B

Take A Walk

Apr 25, 2011

Let's go for a walk.


In the city.


With some fabulous shoes :)


Do some shopping.


 Go to a gallery.


And do some more shopping :)


Take a break when our feet are sore.


And when it gets dark,


find a fabulous restaurant for dinner.


Catch a theatre show down the street.


And head home, as the city falls to sleep.



Hope you all had a lovely weekend!

xo,

An Etsy Easter

Apr 24, 2011

Good morning!

Today's Etsy collection is Easter themed :) With a pretty purple and yellow colour theme!

Dainty Irises in a Vase
Easter Cat
Peach Poppy Bowl
My Life Without You
Gingko Biloba
Easter Bonnet Note Cards
Lilac Pom
I Am a Child of God Print

Hope you're all having a lovely Easter long weekend :)

xo,
B
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