Stranger Than Fiction

Stranger Than Fiction : An Inspiration Blog about art/design/decoration

19 avril 2013

Hello Design Enthusiasts!

Hello Lovelies! I know, I know, it's been like forever. I've been busy with my creative life at my new blog "TeaButterfly". But... I still love design, and beauty, and architecture and stunning home decor. So here goes: I just found out yesterday about a gorgeous home that is exactly the same size as my aprtment. It is real perfection. IMHO. I promise I will post pictures and info about it in my next blog post. But for now, I need to rant a bit, I mean I want to warn you guys about a really UNcool site that calls himself "The Cool... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2010

Soft Grey Finds

photo: backgroud of "Little Circus" shop. They're soft, they're grey, they're simple, and they're made in France (or Europe). photo by http://inout.canalblog.com/ ***Some soft grey blogs and/or sites to visit: http://inout.canalblog.com/ http://poisplume.canalblog.com/ & comme du coton http://www.littlecircus-shop.com/ http://homevintage.canalblog.com/ & photo of a Paris apartment by Minh Ngo @ taverne-agency (see link below); http://www.taverne-agency.com/ Enjoy the links!-Beautymist
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22 janvier 2010

I'm Back from Paris!

Hello Lovelies, photo by me Beautymist. After a little vacation in Paris, I'm finally back!!!You can see some of the pics I took during this Paris stay here at my Flickr photostream... Enjoy and see you Monday with new lovelineliness. Beautymist.
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26 novembre 2009

Made in France : Lily Latifi

Hello Lovelies, Lily Latifi is a wonderful textile designer. I've noticed her work a few years back, when she was just a young designer, in the "Beginner"s Pages" of the Marie-Claire Maison magazine. Now her range is full blown and has delicate patterns, each available in no less than 97 (!) colors in most cases. Sliding felt curtain in "Victoria" pattern. You will find in her Parisian shop shades, curtains, "Japanese" sliding shades, carpets and felt rugs, along with foam side tables and... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2009

Classics The French Way

Hello Lovelies! photo source : www.livredepoche.com You've all heard about the lovely cloth-bound Penguin classics designed by the talented coralie bickford-smith (see design*sponge here for full coverage).Now today are issued a limited edition for Christmas of international classics translated into French, set in a beautiful cardboard box with a pocket book inside, together with a matching bookmark. All this goodness for only 6 euros! Here is Zweig's "Vingt-quatre heures de la vie d'une femme", for instance (I just... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2009

A Day in The City

Hello Lovelies! Lyon and the river Saône. I had to spend a day in Lyon, France for, let's say, business stuff. But my business meeting was short (and pleasant) and so i had time and was in the mood for visiting the city for the first time, and also visiting a museum or two... Here's the ticket to the "Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs". Promising, isn't it? Here you can see the old pavement of the inside of the Museum, set in a beautiful, luxury "hôtel particulier", and me getting prepared with... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2009

Sarah Lavoine for La Redoute

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27 avril 2009

A Quick Note about Paris

hello all, I have updated my "fave walk in Paris" with photos and scans! Enjoy!-Beautymist.
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14 janvier 2009

a Quick Note about my Paris Description

photo by bellarosebyliz, view it larger here. Hey!It's funny! Just as I publish a miniature guide about my Paris, the superb Design*Sponge blog is doing the same thing!So I re-read my post about Paris and decided I needed to add more photos and useful links to my somewhat basic text. Don't hesitate to go back and re-read it! enjoy!-Beautymist.
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13 janvier 2009

My fave walk in Paris

<!-- @page { size: 21cm 29.7cm; margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } --> wonderful Eiffel-shaped bento by Sakurako Kitsa hello, (more of my personal photos coming soon) I live in the South of France now, where the scenery is like that : ...but I can tell you about my fave walk in Paris, as i lived there for 15 years. Please start at métro... [Lire la suite]
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