New Years / Celebrate - Gold
"I can elect something I love and absorb myself in it." ~Anais Nin I collect pictures I always have. When I was little I had a shoe box full of pictures that I clumsily cut out of Sears Christmas catalogues and British magazines my Nana subscribed to. When I was a teenager I graduated to pretty file folders full of clippings of beautiful home decor, gardens, travel destinations, wedding and party ideas, fashion, beauty, and more. Now my picture collecting has resulted in half a dozen…
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Details of the wall at the Gold Drawing-room of Hermitage museum (Saint Petersburg, Russia). I was completely stunned when I saw it. This interior in the apartments of Empress Maria Alexandrovna, the wife of Alexander II, was created by the architect Alexander Briullov in 1838-41. The ceiling is decorated with gilded mouldings. In the 1840s the room was refurbished by Andrei Stakenschneider. The décor is completed by a marble fireplace with jasper columns that is embellished by a bas-relief…
Adelanto Navidad 2012.
Adoro la Navidad y todo lo que gira en torno a ella. Pensar el menú, elegir los regalos y hasta imaginar cómo poner la mesa. Buscar entre la vajilla y la mantelería de las abuelas qué pieza me va a acompañar esta vez. Y también salir a buscar ese detalle especial que pondrá el toque diferente y que con el tiempo pasará a formar parte de la vajilla propia. Pensando en todo esto, en Vintage Aurora decidimos presentar esta primer mesa como adelanto de Navidad. Para que ustedes también vayan…