Monday, September 15, 2014

Tattered Rose

"The rose speaks silently,
in a language known only to the heart."

   Last week was a bit of a whirlwind for me - lots of changes, which I won't get into at the moment, but I'm sure I will be sharing more about (hint: I have made a lot of major decorating decisions). For today I just wanted to share some beautiful pictures that I took while on a trip out of town this summer. I have had them set aside for a blog post for a little while but just haven't got around to editing and posting them. There was this little shop I found called Tattered Rose (what a beautiful name don't you think!?) and everything was so lovely and romantic there it was like stepping inside a fairytale. The store is mostly clothing dripping in lace, ruffles, and beads, gorgeous jewelry, and a little bit of home decor. It took my breath away! My pictures don't do it justice. I have also added some treasures to the Etsy Shop - I know it has been a bit empty of late but I will hopefully be adding more in the next week or so...


Monday, September 8, 2014

Cream and Blush

"Autumn seemed to arrive
suddenly that year. The morning
of the first of September was 
crisp and golden as an apple."
              ~J. K. Rowling
                Harry Potter 
                and the Deathly Hallows

   Autumn definitely arrived suddenly and then what did I wake up to this morning but...snow. Yes you heard me right. I'm hoping it was a freak storm. It was very strange to see the trees - many of which are still full and green - covered in white. My sister who was visiting today said that she loved the weather. It made her feel cozy and her favourite thing in the world was to stay in on a day like today. I like that feeling too but I'm also not quite ready to put away my little jacket and opt for a heavy winter coat just yet. 
I think my favourite combination of colours is cream and blush. Nothing could be more romantic. I took some photos the other day of some new additions to the soft creamy decor in my home. The dresser was a wood finish before it was painted a beautiful warm cream colour to match the vanity it sits beside. 

Also a few new items in the Etsy Shop!

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Etsy Favourites

"The home should be the 
treasure chest of living."
            ~Le Corbusier

    I was thinking the other day how incredible the Etsy marketplace is. You can find so many unique and beautiful treasures and the atmosphere is so friendly and personal! I have discovered so many favourite shops over the years and shared quite a few with you here! This year I seem to have discovered so many I thought I would give you a little tour of a few of my new favourites. I hope you will visit them to see more of their fabulous treasures! (Click on the shop names to go to Etsy)