Love is not visible to the eyes but to the soul - Shakespeare

Thursday, 31 May 2012

{Monthly Favourites May 2012}

Monthly Favourites May 2012

Tibi dress, $675 Roksanda Ilincic wool dress, $1,535 Preen silk blouse, $911 Freda cropped sweater, $382 Roberto cavalli, $1,440 J Brand skinny leg jeans, $200 Sportmax patent leather shoes, $530 Charlotte Olympia suede platform pumps, $895 Versace high heel pumps, $463 Nicholas Kirkwood patent shoes, $1,050 Rupert Sanderson woven shoes, $640 Repetto polka dot flat, $272 Ancient Greek Sandals winged sandals, $245 Cluster ring, $711 Jade ring, $1,705 FERNANDO JORGE diamond drop earrings, $3,488 Cada star ring, €1.650 Yellow gold ring, $1,070 Oscar de la Renta 24 karat gold necklace, $695 Kimberly McDonald 18k jewelry, £7,640 Alice Cicolini sapphire earrings, $2,196 Turquoise jewelry, $5,400 Chan Luu 14k earrings, $105 14k jewelry, £1,670 Athena Procopiou scarve, $265 DSQUARED2, €429 J.Crew Evie draped silk-chiffon gown, $350

Hi guys! Yesterday I handed in a paper and now just one left for Wednesday before a small break until my oral presentation late June.. Oh, and on Saturday my youngest sister is getting married! So excited about that... But oh dear - W.H.A.T. T.O. W.E.A.R?????????????
It is a low key wedding, and the reception is in their own garden, which means I cannot wear heels.. A small bummer, but I have bought a pair of wedges to secure me of a little height and lean legs. However, I would wish I could afford those Rupert Sanderson-wedges with houndstooth and pink accents. So cool! And matches the Tibi dress perfectly.. Or perhaps the Roksanda Ilincic-dress and paired with the Charlotte Olympia-heels, or with a practical note the Ancient Greek Sandals {love the wings!!!}

Oh, and jewelry en masse! Such pretty rings and earrings. My magpie-soul is happy happy right now...

Well, this will be over and out from me right now, and see you - hopefully- soon, or at least post-Wednesday!

Monday, 21 May 2012

{Decor inspiration: French Daybeds}

Hi guys! Spring and almost summer has finally come to Aarhus and yet I am stuck inside revising and writing my papers.. Agony!
But today I have a guest post for you from Arcadian Lighting as a small making amends for my lack of posting.
Please enjoy...

Hi, I'm Mari, a writer for Arcadian Lighting, the place for light fixtures and lighting ideas on the Internet. As part of my work, I get to visit lovely blogs like The Dandelion Chronicles. I'm so excited to be visiting with you today to talk about fabulous lazy French daybeds. The daybed is one of my favorite pieces of furniture—so beautiful and versatile at the same time. It seems a daybed can fit into almost any space, from bedroom to living room or study. There's something so inherently appealing about French daybeds, whether they're upholstered or dressed up in gorgeous bedding. They also look absolutely stunning with a chandelier! With so many lovely examples, it was difficult to choose only eight, but we persevered and here they are. Please enjoy!

French Daybed
Wrought iron with a garden look, this shapely French daybed is all decked out in some of Bella Notte's crisp white linens and fabulous embroidered velvet bedding

French Daybed
With classic good looks and formal lines, this smoky purple daybed is perfect for lazy weekend lounging.

French Daybed
Another traditional French daybed is stunning in pearl gray. At night, this space will look even more gorgeous space in the glow a quintessential French light fixture, the glamorous crystal chandelier.

French Daybed
All about rustic elegance, the Somerset from French Laundry Home is a perfect daybed for rooms filled with faded glory by design.

French Daybed
Can you say elegant chic French style? With traditional lines, this whitewashed daybed looks gorgeous in a contemporary setting. It invites an avid reader to while away pleasant hours propped against comfortable pillows.

French Daybed
How inviting is this draped French daybed? I love the large scale painting and not one, but two sparkling chandeliers.

French Daybed
Architectural Digest brought us the home of Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne and this was one of my favorite corners. I love everything about this image—sumptuous velvet on a French daybed/chaise, yummy silk drapes, Chinoiserie wallpaper and the lovely little wall sconce.

French Daybed
Perhaps my first choice of all our lazy French daybeds--even without a mattress and bedding to dress it up, this one is simply beguiling. Doesn't it evoke questions about where it's traveled and what gorgeous spaces it's been a part of?

What are your thoughts on french day beds? Would you use one in your bedroom? Don't forget to stop by Arcadian Lighting here to find a pendant light or chandelier to perfectly complement your design!

{Images 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8}

Saturday, 5 May 2012

{Lookbook: Noa Noa 2006}

Taking a rest from studies with homemade Madeleines and strong tea, I thought I would share these images from an old lookbook by the Danish brand Noa Noa. So whimsical, pastel, layers, and feminine.
However, it is said to be easily too much if you create an outfit just from that brand. But perhaps that is just because it is so far from the normal minimalist uniform here in Scandinavia. It is rare to see someone not wearing edgy and minimalistic clothing, so naturally it would easily be out of Scandinavian women's comfort zones.

Nevertheless, I think the styling of this lookbook is amazing, and I feel very inspired going through it. I also thought it was quite fun that it featured a slight 20s vibe now that everyone is doing that, and the lookbook is from 2006.

Gorgeous lighting and setting. All of it just works in these photos but it would take a a couple of deep breaths if I were to face the world confidently looking like this. Some of the items are wonderful, and I do have a couple of pieces from Noa Noa, but I think they sometimes stuff their collections with too much felt!
Anyways, these are beautiful images and that's the main reason for today's post.

{my scans}


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