Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Fantasy in White

welcome
New Year's Eve,
always a time spent with best friends, fine dining,
symphonic music, huge balloons covering the entire ceiling,
with twirling ribbons hanging down to touch our shoulders,
the best crystal for serving the best vintages.
Taking that thought just a bit farther afield I am imagining an
evening in the snow-covered mountains, where fireplaces are
glowing with warmth and everyone needs a lap blanket.


imagine the ladies wearing gowns similar to this
Alberta Ferretti piece?


& as the guests arrive they see bowls of beautiful low & lush
white flowers everywhere





I am so partial to hydrangea, orchids & tulips,
of a monochromatic color scheme, just masses
all in different containers...


& when you were taken to the dining table,
this is what greeted you...

I'm working as fast as I can to make this happen somewhere
other than in my new home, which is still in a sad state of
unpackedness.

Please join Susan at Between Naps on the Porch to visit
the other participants; her icon is down below so you can just click over.

Happy New Year Everyone

 

17 comments:

  1. Dearest Marsha, that sounds like a wonderful party. I hope I'm invited. Isn't that dress something else? xx

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  2. And a very Happy New Year to you, Marsha!

    I have no doubt that your new home, even in its state of unpackedness (love that word!), is already as elegant as you are.

    -Ann

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  3. Your party is where I want to be for New Year's Eve with those gorgeous flowers, the fabulous table, and the stunning dress...perfection!!

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  4. You can book me for that party, sounds wonderful. Mad about the dress, ah to only be thin again.
    Happy New year.

    yvonne

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  5. What a beautiful elegant festive post. Am MADLY in love with the Ferretti dress - she is one of my favorite designers - and fits so well!! Wishing you the happiest of New Year's - so glad to have met you this year!!

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  6. Just fantastic! I adore white flowers! There's nothing like it! Your music is perfect! Happy New Year!

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  7. Oh, that last picture makes me swoon. The chandeliers are so indulgent and the fur blankets on the chair are so luxurious. Love it!

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  8. Oh I love imagining, and particularly with you! Happy New Year! Mona

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  9. Happy New Year! These images were just perfect.

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  10. Dear Marsha
    I wish you a Happy New Year with lots of luck and joy! Love your beautiful pictures.
    xx
    Lene

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  11. Dearest Marsha,
    I returned to blogging just in time for your fabulous New year party...I promise to arrive on time darling and probably before everyone else, so that I my take a look at your new and
    elegant collection of jewerly...very well done Marsh!
    I returned to blogging with new reflections. I am writing to you now with refresh feelings and a new point of view.
    Please stop by and visit me. I would love hearing from you...

    Until then on behalf of Love Accents Couture Atelier, may all the blessings of this blissful season shine upon you. Wishing you all the love, laughter and happiness in the world and "Grandeur Golden Dreams"

    With joy,
    Kirsten and Prince Tchaikovsky

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  12. So festive, love everything, and love your choice of flowers. Agree with the monochromatic color scheme.

    The last photo with the gorgeous table setting is divine I hope you put all your blog friends along with your old friends and families names on place cards,,,,and taking a glass and tipping it to you -- May this Holiday Season and every moment that follows be filled with much joy and a reason to celebrate..

    cheers,
    joanny

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  13. Adorable New 2011 year to you,my dearest Marsha:-)))*

    Much,much Love and many warm hugs to you,
    ***Violetta***

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  14. Marsha my fantasy come true!! You bring such elegance and class to all of us!!

    Come visit my greeting!

    Happy New Years!

    Xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  15. Happy New Year Marsha. Love winter whites! We are equally up-heaved over here. As if the remodeling wasn't enough, my daughter is moving herself home whilst she is in post college limbo. Still...flowers seem to even out all the jagged edges. XO Trish

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  16. What a pretty table. Your photos are lovely. Happy New Year.

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  17. What a gorgeous New Year Setting. Happy New Years.

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