My idea of spring decorating is, grab garden scissors, head out to le jardin, cut massive bouquets of whatever the season may have on offer, and fill every vase I can find with the blooms.
The forsythia have bid me adieu until next year, now lilacs are filling our space. We have both white and deep purple, or perhaps I should say, "lilac."
Today is basically a "News & Views" post, but the twist -- can you still your beating heart(?) -- is an "at home" feature. I know, I know, too exciting, n'ext-ce pas?
Been There, Done That
Maybe not. But since we're on the subject "lilac" what do you think of the La Cruset cocotte in that color family?
The first one I owned was in that burnt orange tone, then I had another one in the aqua family. Today in my pots and pans wardrobe, I'm all neutral, very similar to my other wardrobe.
Guess What They Are
Are all of you knitters out there paying attention?
Not much to say really. How about the French definition of "special"? That works.
They're from Ferm Living.
Oh So Beautiful. . .
Diptyque, makers of arguably the world's most exquisite perfumed candles, has come up with an ingenious new product. Their Palet Parfumé is made to slip into linen closets and lingerie drawers.
Framed in white porcelain is a "cake" of the candle-makers perfume imbibed wax. It is not only beautiful, as you can see, but also rich in fragrance.
Until everyone hears about them, it seems to me they would make a perfect gift, particularly for those who have everything. Before Diptyque candles were all over the world, they were the most coveted gifts I could give friends.
The palets come in four fragrances: rose, lavande, baies and ambre. Unfortunately my favorite, oranger, is not in the repertoire.
My linen closet is filled with lavender fuseaux. I think they're charming and give me enormous pleasure every time I take out a towel or a sheet. Unfortunately, they quickly lose their fragrance.
I just re-spray them. That's my home deco tip of the day. . .