Tuesday, July 07, 2009

These are a few of my favorite things.......

I missed blogging this last week or so. I had some computer trouble along with a kind service man from our cable company. Wow, I cant believe how long it took him. Beyond my tech comprehension. I have so many favorite things and images, it's silly to say these are faves, but I am delighted by these. Hope this post finds you all well and happy and hope you had a great 4th of July.I love this photo by Annie Liebovitz. It's so impressive, her authority which allows her to set up any shot she can think up. I watched this beautiful documentary of her work. What an overcomer and amazing woman. I'm also a big Shakespeare fan.
I have been so affected by how dreamy and wonderful this looks. I imagine big huge, bright stars in the sky and some lemon tarts on a blanket here, with cappuccinos in cottage mugs. mmm. My son is looking into a projector for me. They are actually affordable. We have outdoor movies in the park here where I live and it's just the most enchanting wonder. Kids are in their pyjamas and whole families eat popcorn and junkfood. Just amazing!!

Not only the most beautiful, unique store in Vancouver, but the bar by which all others are measured. We are so fortunate to have this Jewel. Every amazing piece is something I want to take home. Do stop in if you visit.



If ever indifference could be acceptable...... even attractive and desired, it would be in this pic. I love how uninvolved she is while looking absolutely smashing!!! One of my favorites ever.


These are new pieces in resin from our very own, spectacular Martha Sturdy. Her work is always on the edge. This luminous , show stopping furniture is so beautiful and has such impact. Even her small accessories carry such weight. She is known worldwide and resides right here in Vancouver. Go Martha!!!!!!




Another Vancouver design store called Lumiaire. These ruffles are grown up somehow and I love the curvy organic look.





These beauties are from Paris and are on their way here. Sorry girls, I saw them at Janet's "French Blue" http://frenchblue-frenchblue.blogspot.com/ and they were must haves.
This woman has some of the most discerning , impeccable taste I have ever seen. I wanted everything from her store, but not possible, well not at this time anyway. If you have not drank her blog, you really need to take a visit. I always smile there.







I see in everything Phillipe Starck designs a bit of cheeky and mischief. These are "Dr. No" I just love them. So crisp and intentional.








Ohh.... I know I've mentioned him before, but you could eat those lemon tarts under the stars while listening to Chet. Well you could do anything while listening to Chet. Oddly enough, you can work or relax to his dreamy horn. You deserve some Chet. Check him out if you haven't.







This pic is vintage Vogue. I just get such a kick out of it. Style and play together.









My favorite part of my inspiration board above my art desk. It needs editing so badly. Just haven't had time.











One pretty street view here in Vancouver. Such a beautiful city! I need to try and be a tourist here. There is so much to see.









Vancouver stone carving.













Also Vintage Vogue. Tres elegant!











Vintage Vogue
I love the rhinestones that brim her hat. So metropolitan. Also perrrrrfect eyebrows. Why don't mine look like that? ha ha














Sensational!!!!!! and she's dressed for Vancouver too.














You know .... I just don't tire of these Ghost chairs by Phillipe. They have been around a few years now and I am still passionate about buying a few. It would be hard to pick a color , or even have a color at all. Maybe the black one. hmmmm. They are so gorgeous.
Happy Tuesday!

















5 comments:

FrenchBlue said...

Deb!
What a sweet surprise!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! I love everything you do too~ Especially eating popcorn with the family watching a movie in pj's AND Paris in the rain~ Great post!
XO's
Janet

Paris Hotel Boutique said...

I love this post!!! And love what you bought from Janet!!!!

Design Cracker said...

oh I forgot to mention that the brushes from Janet are vintage makeup brushes.... How exquisite!!!

beansgood said...

Oh Deb.... I went to jango.com and keyed in Chet Baker. I'm listening now and LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this music. It goes so well with your Vintage Vogue photos. Thanks so much for sharing.

Hugs,

Michelle

A Gift Wrapped Life said...

What a great post today, lots of visual treats and great sources. I'm Canadian and can you believe I haven't been to Vancouver, though next on my list. Great selection today, keep up the great work.