Saturday, April 3, 2010

Pink Saturday CHANTELLE & Mom-Mom Plan a Party

Chantelle was fabulously happy, but worried...

as she knew the sort of productions dinner parties became
when her wonderful & extravagant grandmother was the

Chantelle thought it would be oh so fashionable to have
the party at a new restaurant which had just opened...
a hot, happening place where the younger set
wanted to see & be seen...
well, here's the pic she gave Mom-Mom of the place

The thing is, Chantelle's mother, Chelsea would do anything
to get out of going to Mom-Mom's house...they just didn't
see things eye-to-eye most of the time.
Chelsea wanted Chantelle to have a dinner which would be more
fun, at a real restaurant, where none of them would have to cook & clean.
Also, then Chelsea, THE MOTHER, would have more control
over the entire event, wouldn't she?

On with the fun.

Chantelle went in search of the perfect outfit,
it could be in any shade of pink.
Chelsea would wear a beautiful fushcia.
Catherine (aka Mom-Mom) would just call Karl.
All the guys would get a pink rose bud for their lapels.
Oh, thank goodness, no pink tie theme.

Chantelle thought this would be fun to wear, of course, so did Mom-Mom.
Chelsea said NO.

So no pink wig. Sorry.

This is one of Chelsea's photos taken
when she was modelling for Ungaro,
with the perfect pink hat for what...
not this dinner, but maybe for The Kentucky Derby
which is coming up soon.

Chelsea called Chantelle to come home early one day.
She told her she had a special gift for her.

When Chantelle arrived, she & her mother
sat down for tea...and Chelsea took out
a small velvet pouch with silk ties...inside
was this 18k gold necklace with pink
tourmaline gemstones.

She had called the girls at Splenderosa and asked them
to make something splendid but elegant for Chantelle.
Chantelle's father, of course, had to approve the price.

Perfect Perfect Perfect Necklace
for this dress which Chantelle just had to have
for the party

all inspired by these two photographs in Vogue...
I mean, pink flowers...couldn't be more perfect, could it?

Portrait of Mom-Mom's grandmother, Lady Clarissa Robinson
who also was in love with pink, as we see here.

Oh, and when Mom-Mom, Catherine, ran into Tom & Suri Cruise
at The Ivy in L.A. she asked them to come as her
guests in the pink home.

They accepted.

much much much more to follow....
on next week's
click on the icon at the top to hop hop hop
over to Beverly's place & meet all the
wonderful people contributing to this
lovely nonsense.

The winner of Splenderosa's GIVEAWAY
from this past Monday's Post
is Marina @ Iced Vo Vos Blogspot
who lives in England.

Please be sure to stop in & say HI to all the people
participating in the April A-Z Challenge
...hop your little bunnies over to
to find out from Lee who's on the bandwagon.

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Just Brilliant, loved the photo's.

Have a nice day.

Shabbychicdiva said...

Beautiful post. Happy Easter. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Winona

Kristin said...

I want to come as a guest in that pink house too!! Suri is so cute btw!!! Happy Easter!

Susie Jefferson said...

Oh, the shoes! and your wonderful watercolour sketch. What a fun post.

Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Easter!

Sherry from Alabama said...

Cute post. May you have a blessed Easter.

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

Jacalyn @ said...

Love the pink pics, especially the hair! Happy PS!


joanny said...

Everything looks so lovely in Pink -- Congrats to Marina @ Iced Vo Vos Blogspot -- what a lovely give away gift..

Put on what of those lovely pink hats and fancy frilly shoes matched with one of your delightful creations and that slinky pink dress and you will be the hit of the Easter parade ..

Have a blessed Easter


Jane, Naples, Florida said...

Happy Pink Saturday! I love your
story...and your blog is beautiful!

Tami said...

Happy Pinks!!! Cute Pink post today! xo Tami

Pat said...

This is a very interesting and clever post! Thank you for thinking pink...

Valrie said...

The PINK post is awesome. You are a talented writer! I really enjoyed my visit here today!


fiberdoodles said...

Great Pinks! Love the shoes ;) Happy PS


Thank you, everyone. The pink posts are the "real" me come alive.
Just so much fun & I have to THINK.
You can see that this group has a whole lot of fun. xx's Marsha

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Saturday Sweetie...
Another beautiful story and post. You are great. Loved it.

I love those darn shoes, but can you imagine having to walk very far in them? Loved the resturaunt, I would say somebody is truly loved, and that necklace is exquisite. How beautiful it is. How wonderful of the Cruise's to come and have Suri all dressed for the occasion. She looks a little sad though, must be looking for her Moma.

Happy Pink Sweetie, and thanks so much for sharing. I love it when you do. Country hugs...Sherry

Debbie said...

I'm sure my invitation to the party must have gotten lost in the mail. I'm so sorry to have missed it. Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Easter. Come join me for Crock Pot Wednesday whenever you can. There's a giveaway going on in April.

Regina said...

Fabulous dear one.
Love the neclace.

Happy Pink Saturday and a blessed Easter.

xo Regina

CC said...

Ooo,I loved your post. All the fashions were gorgeous as was the necklace.I loved your story and hope the party was enjoyed by all. Happy Pinks..


Hi again everyone, the party is only being planned now. The event will happen in the future as the tales of Chantelle, Mom-Mom, Sean + many many others unfolds each Saturday on PINK SATURDAY.
Don't forget to visit the others in PINK SATURDAY. Click button up top. xx's Marsha

Renee Finberg said...

you are right,
this is fabulous.

i will return for more next saturday.

Gracie Jewellery said...

Love the necklace. Happy Easter and Happy Pink Saturday. Is it just me, or did Suri come a little overdressed? :) Happy Easter and Happy Pink Saturday.

ties for men said...

Happy Pink Saturday! Happy Easter! These are just fantastic pink items. I love the pink room with pink chairs.

Simone said...

Oh Marsha, I am LOVING Pink Saturdays.....such gorgeous images.

If you would be so kind as to order me one of each garment and have it delivered to my suite please darling....thank you so much.


Deepali Kalia Filling Spaces said...

Oh those shoes so pretty what a sweet blog'

arlee bird said...

Very creative post that was very appealing to the eyes.


Marina said...

Just catching up on all your blogs I have missed.
Your pink tales are so entertaining Marsha!

Also, I would just like to send you a big, big thank you for being chosen as your winner for your very generous giveaway!!!

Sending you lots of hugs and kisses.

Bardot in Blue said...

I love the pink hair!!! and those shoes...O MY

xoxo Bardot in Blue