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05 octobre 2009

Daily Poetics

It all started with Fall Colors, Yellow, Red, Orange, Green. All collected by the PoppyTalk blog that I so love. On the "collecting red" day, I noticed a picture i really liked, it's on the fourth (and bottom) line on this mosaic, the third in the row, when you start looking from the left. And I immediately noticed that said picture was by Flickr member "dailypoetics". I immediately fell for that name. And what a delight was is to discover that behind "Daily Poetics" stood a very interesting collage... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2009

Happy Monday!

Hello Lovelies! I hope you had a swell weekend, mine was just great beyond words. I'm sorry I didn't write sooner, but I didn't feel so well last week, so instead of a Happy Week-End, I wish you a "Happy Monday!" Here are a few pics of my whereabouts this last week-end, searching for the source of the river Loire in Ardèche, France. They were sweeping views, of course, but i also met this nice little fellow who had amazing colors on his back and even turquoise legs! View from Mont Gerbier des Joncs. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2009

Machines, Abstraction and Women

David Lynch in Paris - Galeries Lafayette's shopping windows, Boulevard Hausmann, until October the 3rd. Sketch by David Lynch for the Paris exhibition. image source : Le Monde Hello Lovelies! I am a big admirer of David Lynch's cinema, especially the intriguing "Mulholland Drive", and also love his furniture design. So when I heard he was having an exhibit in Paris during my short stay there, I was pretty excited! But then I went to see it and was hugely disappointed. So I tried something new: why not add a... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2009

Back in Town!

Souvenir de Paris, originally uploaded by Arnold Pouteau’s. Hello lovelies! Just a quick note to say I'm back from Paris! I came back from Paris, tired, sad and disappointed in the city’s art galleries. But that's another story. More about it tomorrow. Talk soon,Beautymist. Paris in the fog photos: source unknown (wish I knew who took those awesome pictures!)
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11 septembre 2009

Oh, and A Happy, Happy Friday!

Have a swell weekend everyone! i know summer is over, but here is a last (stunning) glimpse at it: Don't forget to go visit and surely fave this awesome picture by Dalla* from Iceland! The talented Dalla* has also a beautiful website chock-full with her photographic visions, be sure you don't miss it! Enjoy,-Beautymist.
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11 septembre 2009

A long week in Paris.

louvre night, originally uploaded by Andy Watson1. Hello friends, both old and new, Starting today, I’ll be off for a long week in Paris. I'll be back with plenty of Parisian booty on Monday, the 21st. See ya! -Beautymist.
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10 septembre 2009

Funny Things Happen

Hello, A Dresser with Framed Insects (photo source unknown). Just when i was thinking of the new "bug decor" category, on September the 4th, sfgirlbybay and d*s, two of my fave blogs (they're daily reads, actually) happen to mention bugs the exact same day! First, let me mention the guest post by Amy Azzarito at d*s: she was talking about Wedgewood porcelain, but i happened to spot the beautiful butterflies in the cabinet! Have a look: Second, there was Victoria mentioning "weird science" on an pretty... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2009

Giveaway at Pistachio Press

Hello! Pistachio Press is hosting their first giveaway and they'd love to have you enter! The winner of the giveaway will receive this print and two sets of cards of his/her choice. To enter, please stop by their blog and leave a comment. The giveaway will end on Sunday, September 13 at midnight (EST) and they'll announce the winner on Monday, September 14. Pistachio Press Links:our blog: whichonesareweeds.blogspot.comour online shop: pistachiopress.etsy.com
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09 septembre 2009

A Fresh Danish Home

Hello lovelies, "Bath series" by Karen Skotte-Lund @ KopCup. I'm usually attracted to small home decor, since i live in a small apartment myself.... But this Danish home I'm about to scan (you can click on each image to view it real large) and show to you today is really special. It made it to the cover of French decor magazine "le journal de la maison", Sept. 2009 issue, and rightfully so! Here's the cover story, showing the dining-room - I love its cheerful colors: The couple living there, Karen &... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2009

Today I Love...

...this quiet, lovely and almost wabi-sabi vignette by stylist/interior designer Phoebe Howard. Phoebe is a master of muted colors... and she has a blog and a website quite worth the look! Don' miss this interview either! enjoy!-Beautymist
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