{summertime & little luxuries}






. . . the way the early morning light glimmers off the faceted crystals of a chandelier, the warm slant of sunlight on a perfect reading corner and a bouquet of coral-coloured roses, fresh baguettes for brunch and an early evening glass of rosé -- the days are much longer now and the bright mornings are filled with the music of a million birds -- it's summertime, summertime, and every moment feels like a luxury . . .

{images: 1 - sara's scrapbook; 2 - design by michael penney, photography by angus fergusson via michael penny style; 3 - maryke; 4 - bon; 5 - insotel prestige hotels & resorts}

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Blogger Aldina said...

Beautiful! I just love the bright pictures :)Wish I had some fresh baguette + the Rose.

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May 31, 2011  
Blogger Erika @ ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

so far i ate al fresco like i said i would once a week at a min. - YAY

May 31, 2011  
Blogger Her name was Lola said...

These are a few of my favorite things! Such loveliness. xo Lola

May 31, 2011  
Blogger Rachel {Da Paura ♥} said...

Oh, how beautiful this is... I simply adore the luxurious feeling of summer as you described, every day truly does feel like endless moments of bliss. I have chills from the way you described bright mornings and the song of a million birds -- there is just something so peaceful and so beautiful about summer. It seems as though this time of year beckons one to slow down and breath.

These photos are so gorgeous.. and fresh baguettes with a lovely bottle of Rosé are calling my name, and urging me to enjoy a picnic!


May 31, 2011  
Blogger Heba said...

I love the reading corner it looks so relaxing


May 31, 2011  
Anonymous Dentelline said...

J'adore toutes ces photos glamour!
Continuez à faire rêver!

May 31, 2011  
Anonymous Molliee said...

mmm bread and rose wine... making me miss France


May 31, 2011  
Anonymous meenal@ maison marigold said...

such beautiful images..wish the summer in delhi was just as delightful..thanks for sharing, rosaline..it was lovely to find your comment on my blog..hope you'll visit often..have a beautiful day..xx meenal

May 31, 2011  
Blogger wildchild said...

such pretty roses.

May 31, 2011  
Anonymous stacy {furniturelandS} said...

Love the color - I saw it everywhere this weekend including dozens of sundresses. Perfect for this week's heat.

May 31, 2011  
OpenID thrillofthechaise.com said...

Perfect, just perfect :) You made me even more excited about summer and I thought that would be impossible!



May 31, 2011  
Blogger Katerina said...

I love the way you express the summertime mood! Morning and evening are the best moments of the day especially during the summer...

Thank you a lot for this post!



May 31, 2011  
Blogger sécia said...

Sounds like perfection.

♥ sécia

May 31, 2011  
Blogger sugarhoneybaby said...

Great photos:)

May 31, 2011  
Blogger Tamra of walkswithBella said...

Love the fresh roses and that chandelier!! Welcome summer, welcome.

May 31, 2011  
Blogger Samantha Kay said...

Beautiful photos. I love the one of the chandelier.


May 31, 2011  
Anonymous Charm and Cheer said...

Perfect combination for a delightful summer day. Inspired to entertain with coral this week! Looks divine. ~ Charm & Cheer

June 01, 2011  

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