And so by degrees the winter wore away… and the chill, bitter, windy, early spring came round.
– Anthony Trollope
Spring neutrals (photo by Tjaša via Flickr):
Spring in the kitchen (photo by Vibeke of Vibeke Design):
Never not candles (via Pinterest):
Spring upgrades (Affogato al Caffè by Lisa of Very Eatalian):
Some say they hate February because it’s so… grey. I, for one, love grey! It’s subtle, neutral and soothing. Like these images:
Concrete via decordots:
Soft tints by Jonas Berg:
Linen by Kelly of Live Laugh Rowe:
Still by Alice of Lingered Upon:
Après holidays, living in a winter wonderland.
Reflection (photo: Light by Joakim Bengtsson):
Serenity (Denali National Park, Alaska. Photo taken by National Park Service):
Warmth (Kollektion Herbst und Winter via Vosteen):
Life (Winter by Ervin Kobakçi):
I wish all of you peace and so much love!
Holiday colors (photo by Ania via Flickr):
Festive ornaments (garland decor by DwellStudio):
Christmas morning rituals (winter cookies by 79 ideas, photo by radostina):
The house smelling of gingerbread (photo by Migle Seikyte):
A village of lanterns (via Pinterest):
Happy weekend and a Merry Christmas to all! See you in January.
You are never too old to play in the leaves!
Poppies (photo by Maria Sånge of Green Heart):
It’s an inside job:
“Light and mist and dead leaves” photo by Elena Morelli:
Marbled pillar candles available at Nordic House:
Rosehips on thin wire, how pretty is this? (from Fun Tea Party Ideas)
Eat fresh, buy local! Those stalls at the market are barely holding up under all the beautiful produce in season. I tend to mourne summer a little, but also adore this time of the year. So looking forward to the new season!
Loving this color scheme (home decor line by Casa Vivante):
This quote from the lovely designer, painter, and writer warms my heart:
Oregon. This makes me want to go camping ASAP (via Tumblr):
Rustic, natural and blush. So pretty! (Hale Mercantily CO linens photographed by Line Kay)
Grilled peaches with cinnamon whipped cream by Laura Trevey, photo by Marcelle Calder. Yum!
August: the best of the summer gone, and the fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.
Before we get summertime sadness, the images that inspired me this week are…
This amazing centerpiece (photo by Jose Villa):
These words of wisdom:
This view of the Aegean (photo by Ezio Zaia):
This lovely necklace with seaglass (found on Etsy):
These frozen yogurt blueberry bites by Sarah of Live Eat Learn:
Isn’t it funny how we wait long winter nights dreaming of summer, and when it is well under way we complain about it. Either if you are trapped in an office freezing with the air-con on full blast, or melting while running errands in the asphalt jungle, these cool hues might sooth you on such a sizzling first day of July.
Blue hydrangea table runner with candles (photo by Jay Anderson):
Find joy in the ordinary:
Dreams of white and turquoise at Mykonos, Greece (photo by Michela Ravasio):
Beach house vibes (Aqua artisanal stoneware by Serax):
Handblown seagreen pendant lights by Cisco Home:
Farewell, spring, you were all so wonderful! I am caught up in the excitement of what the summer has in store for us. Let’s see this week’s treasures:
This staircase in the South of France photographed by Didier Massé:
As David Ogilvy, Father of Advertising said:
This fireplace filled with candles by Sarah Gibson over at Room for Tuesday:
Vodka pear lavender lemonade, don’t mind if I do! Recipe by Ashley Rose of Sugar & Clothe:
The table setting of a modern minimalist beach wedding in Florida, photographed by Lauren Kinsey: