Tuesday, 19 July 2011

something pink & girly


I have a soft spot for Eiffel tower decor ... and vintage looking clutches ... and beautiful bedlinen ... and sorbet. That said, I think you'll get my collage. I needed something pink and girly on this cloudy day. I'm beginning to wonder if the summer has left Antwerp. It did arrive early this year and I hope it doesn't mean that it leaves early! Well, it isn't cold outside; I just miss the sun.

How has your day been? Hubby knows me too well by now. He wasn't really surprised when he came home yesterday and saw what I had painted. I'll get more paint tomorrow so I can finish the bathroom. I finished one more chair today so I've only one more to go. If the weather stays cloudy I think I'll paint the hallway too. We recently bought a sisal rug to cover the floor and the walls deserve some fresh paint – the new and clean rug has been mocking them!

photo credit:
top-left: The Cherry Blossom Girl
top-right: HeidiCreations on Etsy
bottom-left: via Haute Design
bottom-right: Jenny May Meyers on Tumblr
(with a little help from Pinterest)

11 comments:

  1. LOVE this collage, everything is soo pretty! That bedroom with its pink and grey and that gorgeous lamp would do so fine for me;) Or Paris... yes Paris. First practicing my France language next two weeks... I'll try and send you some sun!

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  2. can you please come to Chicago (or, better yet, I will move to Europe) so we can be friends and go out for sorbet and obsess over Paris? And I have two little sisters who can be put on babysitting duty.

    Haha what started out as a little bathroom painting sounds like it is branching out to the entire house...well done! I love that cushion-y bedframe and the purple sheets. I think my love for all the rest of the collage goes without saying ;)

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  3. Pink and girly on a cloudy day sounds good to me.. ;D
    gangi þér vel að mála í sólarleysinu, er samt nokkuð viss um að sólin
    fer aftur að skína í Antwerpen.
    bkv au

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  4. love your pink mood- my husband knows me too. every time i start painting some furniture or walls, he know he is the one to finish it ; )

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  5. Love the little cluch too!! They would fit my 17th of may-shoes perfectly. So hand it over please.

    I think summer left Rosendal too. It is raining allday all week... shigh. Think I will make a moodboard for bathroom makeover to night...

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  6. oh my... that clutch is adorable.. perfect for a pink wedding.. would also match an evening gown I have perfectly :)

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  7. Also here is cloudy or raining. I think the summer has not yet arrived :-)... I love your collage, the bed seems so soft, mmmm. absolutely yes to the sisal rugs!

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  8. Very, very pretty indeed! That sorbet looks delicious... and as for Summer, what Summer? It's cold and rainy here and I'm not certain what has happened - I too long for sunny days and hope that the season kicks in soon!

    A little refreshment in the way of paint is always nice, especially for this time of year - enjoy :)

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  9. This post is s sweet!!! I love it!!!

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  10. How did I miss this post I have no idea.... It's beautiful and I love the shades of pink here very much. x

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