{travel inspiration: the gilded ceilings & chandeliers of hungary}


. . . sometimes the most inspiration comes from things we have never before seen, or places we have never before been, and so it is with these gauzy, dream-like and light-filled photographs of intricately carved wood and gilded ceilings, chandeliers, floral wallpaper and velvet, in hungary [budapest & keszthely] a place had never before considered, until now . . .














{p.s.} and if you're only just arriving, a stunningly give-away . . .

[all photography by keegan adriance with a canon eos 5D mark ii discovered via sara's scrapbook]

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Blogger J. Beaudet said...

Gorgeous details! I never would have known about this place either! Thanks for finding and sharing this with us! I love inspiration!!

January 30, 2012  
Blogger Taryn said...

The library is absolutely gorgeous. :]

January 30, 2012  
Anonymous Lianna said...

If it were up to me I would have a chandelier in every room - love it! thanks for sharing the beautiful pics

January 30, 2012  
Blogger lorenabr said...

Budapest is an amazing place. I was always amazed by it every time we went. The library is a wonderful place. I love the wood work and yes the chandelier is a piece of art.

Wonderful post!

January 30, 2012  
Blogger sécia said...

Truly beautiful. Like transporting into another time.

♥ sécia

January 30, 2012  
Blogger Deanne Perry said...

I had the joy of living/working in Hungary for eight months and it was utterly delightful. It's an enchanting place to which I am longing to return...

January 30, 2012  
Blogger Chelsea said...

WOW, that carved wooden library door literally took my breath away!

January 30, 2012  
Anonymous liz piccione-volger said...

WOW is right! This is amazingly beautiful.

January 30, 2012  
Blogger Karena said...

The world is filled with such wonders!! Gorgeous!

Art by Karena

January 30, 2012  
Blogger With love... said...

So beautiful.
Have a great week.

January 30, 2012  
Blogger Lindsey said...

This makes me want to sit down with a book...maybe in my gorgeous library.

January 30, 2012  
Blogger Apricots+Silk said...

This is perfect. Untravelled territory brings such joy to my heart.
Cheers to a new week!

January 30, 2012  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I went to Hungary once and it really does look like this. There are beautiful cafes with this ornate decoration. And the most wonderful displays of cakes! Enjoying a hot chocolate and a slice of cake is just part of the experience. I'd forgotten all about that trip - thanks for reminding me!

January 30, 2012  
Anonymous Zsuzsa said...

I am hungarian living in Hungary, so let me help with a little correcton: it is Keszthely not keszthelyi and Zalaegerszeg not zala.

Oh, but sadly my homeland is absolutly not that fancy, it is just a few pictures:-)

January 31, 2012  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

zsuzsa -- yes, had wondered about that re: keszthely, but decided to use the photographer's labels of where the images were taken, despite their being seemingly incorrect -- thank you x

January 31, 2012  
Blogger Makeup Morsels said...

And for the first time, I've been inspired to travel to Hungary :) The light quality is beautiful, so very dreamy.

January 31, 2012  
Blogger All Glam Things said...

Simply Stunning!


January 31, 2012  
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March 07, 2012  
Blogger whetuu said...

I live here, in Keszthely, Hungary! It'beautiful! Everybody should come and see it! :-)

March 07, 2012  
Blogger Eszter said...

Let me disagree with Zsuzsa, I'm also a Hungarian, and in my opinion our country has plenty of gorgious places and fantastic sceeneries, good cuisine, great thermal baths all over the country, etc., well, economy is another question, but as a tourist, you won't be disappoined, for sure.

March 10, 2012  
Blogger Dorothy Durbin said...

So very beautiful. I never tire of looking at architecture. I love my career, Interior Designer, because I appreciate the history so much more after a fine arts education. Thank you for sharing these photos.

June 24, 2012  

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