{christmas time in the city}

. . . late, late november and soon it will be time for pretty bed linens in cozy guest bedrooms, warm slants of sunlight and extra blankets, and best of all, tables set with gold-rimmed glasses for elegantly festive dinner parties . . .{this is glamorous}

{p.s.} holiday decorating ideas:
* freshly chopped wood
* artful arrangements
* mahogany & gold

{images:1 - victoria magazine via papillon linens; living at home via neu4bauer; anson smart; flickr}

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Anonymous Karin said...

THose bedrooms look so lovely. The colours very elegant. Beautiful!

November 28, 2009  
Anonymous The Gardener's Eden said...

Isn't that wallpapering exquisite? Oh how beautiful with the patch of golden light. I wonder if it is flocked? What a lovely post to begin the holiday season.
All the best from the country mouse to the gorgeous, glamorous city...

November 28, 2009  
Blogger FabBlab said...

Jeses woman, where do you find these? The wallpaper and bedding is going to be the death of me.

November 28, 2009  
Blogger iheartkiwi said...

those gold rimmed glasses remind me of my great grandmother's haviland china... so timeless.

November 28, 2009  
Blogger Living It At Home said...

Those are beautiful images. So warm and inviting!


November 28, 2009  
Blogger Leigh Chandler said...

Your comments are pure poetry! How thrilling to have my linens be a part of such a beautiful post! So sweet of you to link my site, have a great season!

November 28, 2009  
Blogger Maggie May said...

i want wallpaper so badly, for just even one part of my home, but we rent...it's too expensive to justify.

November 28, 2009  
Blogger Daisy said...

Hello your Highness,

I just needed to say how much I love your images of the linens:)) I am sooooo tired right now that I just want to jump right in one of those beds!! They look so rich and comfortable, and I just love the color pallet:)) Great collection of pics!

Royal wishes,
La Petite Plume

November 28, 2009  
Blogger Draffin Bears said...

I love all the images you have shared.

Happy weekend

November 28, 2009  
Blogger Vitania said...

mmmm - just lovely... i am all over the gold this year.

November 28, 2009  
Blogger Dustjacket Attic said...

Oh I'm feeling positively festive now, beautiful photos.

November 29, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

the garden’s eden – not certain if it’s flocked, although wouldn’t that be lovely? All the best to you as well, Michaela, for a wonderful holiday season!

fabblab :)

leigh chandler – thank you! and was a pleasure to link your site – a great season to you as well!


November 29, 2009  
Blogger *Valentine* said...


This blog is already in my blogroll, I adore it!

November 29, 2009  
Blogger Gypsy Wild Flower Child said...

all of your posts are absolutely gorgeous i love everything you find!
you have such good taste.

November 29, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

*Valentine* -- thank you!

Gypsy Wild Flower Child -- one of the nicest comments ever -- thanks so much!

November 29, 2009  
Blogger Melissa said...

I love the crispness of white on white! It's so peaceful when done properly, and your photos are so lovely!

November 29, 2009  
Blogger Inspiration in Italy said...

Wow, I adore the 3rd photo.


November 30, 2009  
Blogger Raru said...

Beautiful pieces. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day :)


November 30, 2009  
Anonymous Trouvais said...

What a gorgeous bed, love the ribbon hung mirrors also. Always such gorgeous photos, Thanks, Trish

November 30, 2009  
Blogger COCAMIA said...

These images bring me pure comfort!

November 30, 2009  
Blogger DailyDivaDish said...

Love it all! That nightstand is exquisite!

November 30, 2009  
Anonymous jen jafarzadeh said...

those little mirrors on ribbon above the bed are now stuck in mind — love!

December 01, 2009  

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