{have a fantastically fun weekend + links}







. . . hello! it’s the weekend and what are your plans? . . . currently out of town to breath in every last moment of one of the last of the summer weekends, an ivy-covered country house and floral bed linens, italian coffee and pale morning sun, vibrantly lush english gardens and azure august skies . . .

hope you’re having a fantastically fun weekend and that it’s beautiful where you are,

{a few lovely links}

* sneak peek: a beach cottage
* first love: monet & giverny
* travel: the augstus hotel, forte di marmi , italy
* décor inspiration: stairways & headboards
* at home: stylist tricks
* let’s picnic: french willow baskets
* photography: artist kotori kawashima‘s daughter {via scout-holiday}
* architecture: sand beneath your toes
* summertime: fireworks & forests
* décor inspiration: blue velvet
* colour inspiration: streets & reflections
* design: air lamp
* wedding inspiration: white lanterns
* architecture: beach wood

{as always, a few things you may have missed:}

* happy monday & thoughts for a new week
* lookbook: lover, spring/summer
* utterly romantic: feather clutch
* décor: unapologetically pretty
* lookbook: lover, autumn/winter
* shoes, shoes, shoes: pink suede & bejewelled
* colour inspiration: falling for fall
* travel: new york city

{& new for the weekend:}

* photographer: ellen silverman

{images: editorial – americans in paris, daria werbowy by mario testino for us vogue, may 2010; fashion editor, marie-amélie sauvé via fashion gone rogue}