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This was my favorite installation at the 2010 International Garden Festival at Chaumont. I'm tucking this photo into my workbook because I'm inspired by the dreamy feeling of floating on a small lake, complete with lily pads. Romantic. Sigh....

Posted on December 31, 2010 7:00 AM

Beret style

{flickr: "shoelace"} {flickr: memepunk} {brigitte bardot} {flickr: pedrocardigo} {Mémoires de la mode: Chanel, Le béret by Phillippe Jouvoin} {flickr: cuba gallery} {Malvina Hoffman} {flickr: night.owl} {Lulu Letty} {faye dunaway, bonnie and clyde} {flickr: Helen Twelvetrees and her son Jack}...

Posted on December 30, 2010 12:00 PM

Inspiration: light, shadows, allegory

{"L'Art de la peinture", Vermeer. Click image to make bigger.}...

Posted on December 22, 2010 5:31 PM

Fairy houses.

Originally posted on my photo blog, here is a very small peek of the 2010 International Garden Festival held on the grounds of the castle at Chaumont-sur-Loire. A big source of creative design inspiration for me, I took a...

Posted on September 29, 2010 5:36 PM


Originally posted at my photo blog at mybluehouse.com, this is a photo that I took of a weeping willow in front of the castle at Blois. I am inspired by its graceful beauty and how walking under it made...

Posted on August 31, 2010 1:45 PM

Like a Heart.

In a narrow street in Blois. Blois, nestled in the Loire Valley, is one of my favorite places to spend my summer vacation. The history, architecture and art never fail to inspire me and everywhere I look I find...

Posted on August 23, 2010 2:28 PM

Poetic beauty.

Fact: While on my honeymoon I stood in line for over an hour at the Uffizi in Florence just to slap my eyes on Sandro Botticelli's Birth of Venus in person, because it really isn't the same if you...

Posted on August 13, 2010 5:00 PM


Walk in the Park in the Rain. While walking in the Parc de la Tete d'Or the other [drizzling] day, I took a few photos for design inspiration. The quiet, the calm, the dreamy haze caused by the sprinkling...

Posted on June 18, 2010 10:28 AM

I dig this.

{Francisco de Zurbarán, Saint Marguerite d'Antioche, National Gallery in London}...

Posted on March 17, 2010 11:00 AM

Belle Époque Beauty

Natural + free...

Posted on February 8, 2010 8:00 AM

Women'secret polaroids : WAI LIN TSE

Beautiful photography with play on colors and textures. See the story at "Women'secret polaroids" by Wai Lin Tse, a fashion designer based in Barcelona. {Image source: wailintse.com}...

Posted on February 23, 2009 9:49 AM

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