{have a sundrenched weekend + links}

. . . hello! hope you are well, and had meant send along a few lovely links on friday, but sometimes even the best-made plans can fall by the wayside, and now, away, away for a perfectly wonderful few days, but a quick hello to send along fondest weekend wishes . . .

hope it’s beautiful where you are,

{a few lovely links:}
* travel: to sleep in the open air
* recipe: nutella doughnuts
* fascinating: historic russian homes
* diy: photo wall {via creature comforts}
* summertime inspiration: going on a picnic & sunday in the park
* perfectly pretty: french nurseries
* design: maps that fit your style
* home inspiration: mirror, mirror
* celebrate: a summertime party
* just in time for wimbledon: love all
* fond farewell: last of the peonies {via prettygood}

{as always, some things this week you may have missed:}
* hello: out the door & thursday thoughts
* hazy summer days: play of light & shadow
* lace bangle set give-away: and the winner is . . .
* blog inspiration: linen & lavender
* a new week: happy monday!
* first day of summer: italian silk & manicured gardens
* at home with: freunde von freunden
* hello: & a few things

{& new for the weekend:}
* pure romance: a tiny victorian cottage

{images: laura ponte, laura hayden & oriol elcacho by manuel outumuro for marie claire spain, june 2010}