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14 février 2010

Happy Valentine's Day!

Hello lovelies ! Let's celebrate L-O-V-E today! Mr. Darcy Proposal Dish Towel by Brookish (via the Poppytalk blog)
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12 février 2010

Words to Shoot By

Hello Lovelies! Thanks to "hula seventy" and this wonderful, fresh photo of hers, i discovered a new blog, called "Words to Shoot By: a photographic collaboration." i miss so much my friday flickr fix here's my version of their "blue" theme for February: these photos are taken from my Flickr favorites. the pic in the middle can be seen here. if i had to show three blue pics by me, then it would be this triptych (click on it to view it larger): see the originals as follows: 1.... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2010

Thinking of You

Hello Lovelies! original photo by cxwww - published with permission. Thanks! Still a little ill... Still drinking hot ginger tea... But thinking of you dears...I will be back tomorrow! -Beautymist.
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11 février 2010

A Nice Lil Blog Update

Hello Lovelies! I won't intended to not make you wait too long, and without further ado, I will show you the timeless armchair, as seen by the magazines of And put the image right here in this space. Where it belongs. ;-) But, as crazy as i am, I waited for my sweetheart for a whole 15 (!) minutes in the cold, cold, pouring rain, not conscious that even *I*, that always takes her daily vitamin C and carries a little piece of ginger in her pocket, will eventually get the flu! So here's my ginger tea, inspired... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

New Series : Timeless Pieces of Furniture

Hello Lovelies ! I stumbled upon this 2005 (!) catalogue/magazine, and found it's chock full of beautiful images of timeless pieces!So starting today, it will be my little corner of inspiration. You will get to see images, photographs, interiors and vignettes of : Sitting:the armchairthe sofathe chair The piece of furniture:the bookcasethe dresserthe tablethe bed Lighting:lampschandeliers I'll add the links to each category as I go... Hope you'll enjoy this new series! enjoy!-Beautymist.
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05 février 2010

Oh, and happy, happy Friday!

Hello Lovelies! Enjoy your upcoming week-end by giving handmade gifts... Enjoying the winter sun Reading Bruce Mau's sound, good advice about design (and life). credits: all images taken from my own Flickr photostream... Beautymist. PS: looking for a great blog to read? try "the new domestic", it's awesome!
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04 février 2010

6 Bug Prints In A Gift Box... and more!

Hello Lovelies! Forget christmas, forget Valentine's day. They are some things that I just want to be gifted now! So... Gimme gimme gimme some bugs-in-a-box! And if you're not into bugs, try the butterflies series, they're awesome! The two boxes mixed together fit oh-so-well over a big sofa... Also of note on the entomology front, a wonderful house tour-cum-interview of bugheart, of flickr fame. Check it out at the sfgirlbybay blog! enjoy! -Beautymist.
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03 février 2010

Happy Coincidences

Hello lovelies! Today I was thinking about getting this print - and oh coincidence! - miss swiss mentioned it on her blog! Hurry if you wanna get it, the maker has decided to stop its production! So sad... Buy it here. click to enlarge the image - this is the calendar by "Something To See" - read below for more info On a happier note, Mrs "Something to see" of flickr fame has made a wonderful botanic calendar and she now offers very large, high quality images of each month for you to print out! You can... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2010

Nice Color Combo

Hello Lovelies! I really like the color combo in this house: This is Catherine's place, and you can visit it thoroughly here. Since I love white flowers, like the ones shown above, I love a quite dark background to befit them best. Here we have a touch of (dark) orange and other autumn colors. Love! enjoy! -Beautymist. 
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01 février 2010

Reading Nook Under a Window

Hello lovelies! And... Happy Monday to all of you! Here's the first post of my new mini-series about small space hacks, courtesy of MCM. Click on the pic to view real large and read the caption (in French). The idea here is basically to add a nice lil reading nook under a window, by adding a buit-in bench covered by a strong, dense mattress (Bultex is recommended here). I have a much smaller window, but here is what I've done... Painted the sill white, added a cushion, and during summer days (ahem...) I can open the window... [Lire la suite]
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