There's a feeling of Spring in the air, and with it, a beautiful excitement . . .
Am fashionably late and completely delighted to announce that the winner of Jezebel's lovely rose gold earrings from the new Vagabond Picnic collection is . . .

{Anne from The City Sage!}
** Congratulations, Anne! **

{p.s.} a wrap up of this week's posts:
* a certain calm
* lovely dreams
* luisa beccaria fall 2009rtw
* inspiration: pink & orange

{images: 1 - editorial: American Classics, magazine: Vogue April 2004, stylist: Evyan Metzner, model: Jacquetta Wheeler, photographer: Arthur Elgort; 2 - amazing butterflies created from discarded beer cans in New York City by Paul Villinski via apartment therapy}

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Woohoo! I'm doing a huge happy dance right now! Thank you so much---what a wonderful way to kick off the weekend! I will wear them with joy and pride :)

March 06, 2009  
Blogger Heather Beth Taylor said...

What a gorgeous image! inspiration for my weekend.

March 06, 2009  
Blogger L. said...

lovely photos!!!!!!!!!

March 06, 2009  
Blogger Joanna Goddard said...

yay! there is a feeling of spring in the air!

March 06, 2009  
Anonymous Isa said...

it's not spring in France , for sure ... but we can dream of !

March 06, 2009  
Blogger Fifi Flowers said...

I NEED that outfit for golf... soooo cute and FASHIONABLE!
ENJOY your weekend!

March 06, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This makes me want to buy a new set of clubs, and finally wear the leopard print golf shoes I bought a few years ago!

March 06, 2009  
Blogger Velvet and Linen said...

So glad Anne won.
She is such a wonderful bloggy friend.
Those beer can butterflies are fantastic!
Have a wonderful weekend.


March 07, 2009  
Blogger Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

happy weekend!!! hope it is full of loveliness!


March 07, 2009  
Blogger Abbey Goes Design Scouting said...

love the butterflies! happy weekend!

March 07, 2009  
Blogger S.Elisabeth said...

i know how you feel! i love the feeling that spring is coming to end all the dreary weather! (although in fairness this year there's been quite a lot of beautiful, white snowfalls where i live)

March 07, 2009  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

i love the skirt in that 1st picture!

March 08, 2009  
Blogger cindy* said...

beautiful! i love the butterflies.

March 08, 2009  
Blogger simply pink. said...

hi! i've been looking at your blog forever and i used to have it on my blog list, but recently changed my url name. i've re-added you to my list but now it redirects me to atom_feed_url? the only way i can read your blog now is if i google your blog name. don't know why blogger won't let me link to citified?
i love your pictures!

March 09, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

Anne -- so happy for you!

Hello everyone! Hope you had a lovely weekend -- yes, the approach of Spring and artsy butterflies make for sunny thoughts . . .

simply pink -- thank you so much for bringing this issue to my attention -- have just tried to link it as well, it get the same atom feed error. Here are some steps you could try . . .

If you're using a list or link list or text gadget in your blog sidebar, use the blog url:



However, if you're using the blog list gadget, because it searches for the blog's feed address, the url will cause the page not to load, resulting in a broken link. Instead, when using the blog list gadget, input the blog feed address:


March 09, 2009  
Blogger TheDecoDetective said...

Congratulations to Anne, she's a great blogger and a nice person!
I love the butterfly photo, just what I needed on a Monday=) Thank you!

March 09, 2009  
Blogger dancing doc design said...

love the butterflies of gold-reminds me of monarchs of Mexico!

March 09, 2009  
Anonymous Melissa Lewis - Off The Wall said...

Spring couldn't have come any sooner! It was almost 80 here today, the sun was shining and the birds were singing!

March 09, 2009  
Blogger nina said...

This post is so refreshing...thanks!

March 10, 2009  
Anonymous tanya said...

how ethereal--I love how the butterflies were made from discarded cans...really lovely!

March 10, 2009  
Anonymous Visit Tokyo said...

Hey those beer can butterflies are beautiful... you made my day lovely picture.. Thanks for sharing.. I remembered the butterfly park in Tokyo...

Thanks for sharing

March 13, 2009  
Blogger Odd Sundays said...

this leaves me with a warm fuzzy feeling

charli from

March 18, 2009  

Carl Jung:

There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness

May 15, 2009  

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