Are you listening for that soft pop! that sounds when spring's first lush blooms burst open? I hadn't given it much thought until I ran onto these busty blossoms, above and below (ranunculus, peonies perhaps) at Paris Apartment.
As we shake off that last blast of cold here in Middle Tennessee, I went on a little blog odyssey. I was in search of something to brush away the cynicism of March's damp chill.
What holds more promise than wild violets and snowdrops and grape hyacinth? Thanks to the garden at Trouvais for this sweet reminder.
Many thanks to Faded Charm Cottage for sharing your first forsythia cuttings of the season, above.
Count on La Pink Paperie to put the prettiest posies on paper, with a rococo flourish, above.
I'm not sure that anything makes a prettier table than a prim sterling vase filled with lusty blossoms, like those above from Chic Provence.
How about waiting out winter's dying breath in a glass conservatory like the ones above and below? Thanks to my friend at Aged and Gilded, who always finds fantaisies like these to feed our dreams.
Hang in there, for it'll only be a few weeks until we're enjoying coffee in the morning and a glass of something wonderful at sunset in a place like the one pictured below, courtesy of Louisville's European Antique Market.
Whimsical Easter treasures coming very soon. à bientôt...Tatie La Poste is an occasional feature of Atelier Chéri where I share a particularly good blog post or newsletter item from my email inbox. Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
There is contrast and confluence between these two shops -- Hostem so minimal, Billy Reid filled to the brim with high taste, and both of them possessed with a healthy respect for that which is worn, warm and welcoming.
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