Things of beauty...

posted on: Friday, 20 May 2011

Crazy busy week...not quite back in the swing but on my way, I hope. I wish I could say I was having a quiet weekend but the opposite is true - we are hosting a double birthday party for both children, in the garden. It will be sunny! I can feel my yearning for a holiday heightening, starting to count down the weeks to July. We need some family time and quite simply to have nothing to do and nowhere to be for a while. In amazes me how much life ramps up even when you make a conscious effort to keep it edited and easy.

Cameron Diaz...photograph by Mario Testino

j crew summer 2010

via 79 ideas from fri

from voy





by me - my back garden

Kate Bosworth

via edgar modern, painting by Jessica Cooper



via poise and vogue

via simple sparrow flickr
via pretty stuff from sushi pedro
Natalie Portman

Olivia P style from from Zara

via modern country style from Cabbages and Roses

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via poise and vogue from jak and jil

photograph by Stephanie Rausser

Until next time...

11 comments:

  1. Lou, these are all such pretty photos! they make me want to put on a pretty dress and go for a picnic or a bike ride! hope you have a great weekend and the weather stays nice for you :) ill be emailing you back xx

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  2. Great shot of k Bosworth...cameron too, though maybe a bit airbrushed:)? Happy friday to you too!! x LondonZest

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  3. Hi Lou,
    It's so lovely to have a holiday to look forward to and by the time July comes, I think that we are all ready for a break.
    I LOVE your own photograph of your garden. It's a beautiful image.
    I will be keeping my fingers crossed that you have great weather for the joint birthday bash !!
    Many, many happy returns to them both. XXXX

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  4. love these! beautiful photo selection. have a lovely weekend, darling!

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  5. So sweet pics!!!

    Have a great weekend, enjoy today, don't wait so hard on your holidays, or they will come and go so fast. Hold on!!!
    LOVE AND HUGS,

    Eliana

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  6. What gorgeous, pretty, summery and calming photos Lou....I think I finally just exhaled after holding my breath for what feels like weeks!!

    LOVE the one of your garden...sooo pretty. And I so want that bike...been looking at bikes for my daughter but am now coveting an old fashioned basket on the front bicycle myself.

    I daren't look again at our Zara bag at the shops, I love mine but am thinking I should have bought the pale one :)

    I hope the sun shines for your birthday party :) Have fun!! xxxx

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  7. so so beautiful and inspirational images! lovem all! happy weekend lovely! xoxo

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  8. Keeping life edited and easy...I love the expression Lou. You are right..just when you think you can coast a bit, Bang...it is all go.

    Hoping you have a lovely weekend!

    Jeanne xx

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  9. Loving your apple blossoms Lou! Have fun at your birthday party celebration and I hope the sun shines brightly upon your entire week-end! xo

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  10. Lovely to hear you seedling better xox god I love a day bed. Gorgeous ox

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  11. I have nominated you for an award if you don't mind. And thank your for your kind wishes about my good news. I am still rather excited, and may even have found a wonderful dressmaker!

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