Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Springtime in December

Well I will soon be winging my way across the ocean in search of more of this stuff...beautiful old French ephemera.  No matter how much I have, I always want more, so I will be on the hunt for some of these wonderful treasures as I make my way through a few of the weekend flea markets in Paris.

I really am still pinching myself that I am going back to is surreal to think that I will be spending my birthday in such a beautiful place.  I just wish my kids could join us, but they will be holding down the fort and taking care of dogs.  Maybe they will decorate the house for me too, since I don't have any of my Christmas decor put out...except the few pink ornaments I showed you last week...yikes!

I had said I wanted to have a simple Christmas this year, and apparently that's what I will be having since I really need to be cleaning before I go and the decking of the halls will have to wait.  I will throw out a few things when I get home and call it done in time for visitors to arrive.

In fact my house looks more like springtime than early December at the moment.  I had a photo shoot yesterday and these are the leftover perks...a beautiful bunch of pink roses.  I love having fresh flowers in the house, and I'm sensing a whole pink Christmas theme this year.  We'll see if I feel the same way when I return from France where I'm hoping to get some decorating inspiration for the holidays.

Before I head off to bed, I wanted to remind everyone that this weekend is a Vintage Source weekend.  As those of your who have been to one of their sales already know, they are always a good time, and you can always find some wonderful gifts, such as vintage ornaments, and something for yourself of course!  I won't be able to make this one, but I know the girls will have some great stuff for sale...check out their site (click HERE) for a sneak peek at some of the great stuff they will have this weekend!

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  1. Who wants Christmas when you can travel?

  2. Dear Kat -
    Wishing you a wonderful and safe journey!
    Take lots of your beautiful photos, my friend!

  3. OH I hope you have the BEST birthday ever in Paris! And the beautiful roses and those wonderful pink ornaments will be perfect decorations! Safe travels, my friend! XO

  4. Have a wonderful trip and happy birthday!
    Safe travels,

  5. Happy Birthday Kat. Have a wonderful time in Paris. We want lots of photos!

  6. I know that you'll soak
    it all in and return bursting
    with even more inspiration,
    Kat! Good luck on your
    search for French goodies
    and most of all, ENJOY!

    xo Suzanne

  7. Have a wonderful, safe trip...take lots of pictures to share here- xo Diana

  8. I know you will enjoy your trip ... you and France were made for each other.

  9. How exciting, Kat!! Have a wonderful holiday in Paris.
    I'm sure you will have great ideas for decorating your home for Christmas by the time you get back.

  10. Oh I Hope you are having a fun time.....smiles

  11. Have a wonderful time in Paris and Happy Birthday! I look forward to seeing your beautiful pictures when you get back!


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