Wednesday, May 22, 2013

a little French-Ness + GIVEAWAY

Castles Crowns and Cottages

as Anita's blog party 'FRANCE-SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE' is drawing to a close on Friday,
& I've already done a different French post every day which I've enjoyed immensely...
I could not resist sharing with you this post from one of our best friends in blogland,
Tereza & Rita of CasaTresChic from Brazil...
a post about a lovely home in France
as seen below.

I only had to look at the top photo on their blog post to know this home was in France,
and when you see the rest of the interior & exterior shots you will see the essence
of French-Ness at home.

Tereza leaves the lovliest comments for me, and we have become friends,
so I encourage you to hop over to visit them  HERE
to be inspired by the photos of this wonderful home.

Anita & all the other participants of the
party may be found HERE

photography by Clive Nichols, Garden Photography
for Garden Design Magazine USA
entry, Provence, France

& remember our 

3-Strand "Shades of Pink" Acrylic Chain Necklace
approximately 30" long
retail $90

perfect for summer holidays
these just arrived and they are FABULOUS,
IF you like fun fashion, whimsical, charming, pretty all at the same time.

to enter,gotta follow, gotta leave a comment

all this ends on Friday evening, the winner will be announced on

this isn't French, it's Oscar, Resort 2014 (or pre-spring)
I love it.
the entire collection looks like pieces one would wear to weddings,
beautiful confections with gorgeous statement jewelry pieces



  1. Anita's post was wonderful and she is always so sweet to me! She's been such an encourager through blogging! this home was gorgeous! I've been feeling the urge to head to France soon…It's been 12 years too long! Hope you are doing well! Can't wait to check out your friend's blog! I can't wait!

  2. The home is beautiful wow. Anita post was great. Someday i hope to get to France. Thanks so much and have a wonderful Memorial Weekend.

  3. Gorgeous Marsha... and love, love the OdlR... xv


    Your music, the photos, the subject of your wonderful post all make me feel as if I truly am on the Riviera. I want to thank you (vous remercier!) for making this party so elegant Marsha. Don't you just love the way a French home makes you feel?

    And I want to thank you for wandering over to NOWHERE as well! Ha....that is a sweet place that has been abandoned over the last two years, but about four of us contributed to that blog with our art for memorable laughs; it has been extremely fun. Thank you for going NOWHERE with me in my garden where I made a cut out of one of my characters. My husband and his friend helped me hold up the sheet (you should have seen these two guys from the Bronx out there, playing with me!!!!)

    Have a splendid day my dear. Anita

  5. Quelle belle maison Marsha ..... tres chic et tres Francais !!!!
    Happy Thursday Marsha. XXXX

  6. That home is stunning and wouldn't it be wonderful to live in France in such a home. This week of French posts have been so much fun to see and read makes me want to jump on a plane. I'm off to see your friends blog.


  7. Just over from Anita's blog and wanted to say how much I enjoyed visiting with you. Barbara

  8. Popping over to meet Tereza! This has been great fun all week. I've loved each of your posts dear Marsha! Hope you have a fantastic holiday weekend.

  9. Gorgeous! The home, and Oscar!
    By the way...the music has been magnifique! I have been playing it at the office!

  10. What a beautiful post, but then all of your usually are. Thanks for keeping us all dreaming.
    Nina in Michigan

  11. Good morning dear Marsha! Thanking you again for an exciting week of luxury, elegance, dreams and fun.


  12. I t was great fun looking back on your posts. The Place de Voges is one of my favorites too... something about the brickwork in the arches... even the scent of the place is magic. Thanks to Anita for the introduction... great giveaway too!

  13. I am in love with the big chunky acrylic chains all of a sudden
    I just purchased a red one then a yellow one

    I would love this set also, thanks for the giveaway


  14. Wow! That is a beautiful necklace. I would love to win it.

    I too loved meeting so many new blogs, each more beautiful than the next. I hope you are enjoying your weekend.


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