I think I'll have a spot of tea with Jane Austen and Mr. Darcy at this dreamy terrace overlooking a manicured lawn.
beautiful outdoor spaces
2nd favorite jane austen novel, but in all honesty captain wentworth is somewhat more accomplished than mr. darcy. i still love both though.
Books Worth Reading
This is from Pride and Prejudice. Yeah, I am a huge Jane Austen fan. Add Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy and I melt. Ahhh...
Mr Darcy "In Vain I Have Struggled" Pride and Prejudice Quote Necklace
Dancing with Mr. Darcy: Stories Inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House Library by Sarah Waters
I haven't made this, but I think I'll have the kids help.
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more. - Mr. Knightley (Emma, Jane Austen) Awww...
"Mr Darcy: I hope you’re not displeased with Pemberley? Elizabeth Bennet: No, not at all. Mr Darcy: Then you approve of it? Elizabeth Bennet: Very much. But I think there are few who would not approve. Mr Darcy: But your good opinion is rarely bestowed and therefore more worth the earning." I love this scene!
Very fine house
I think I might have to invite these guys over for tea.
Screen It Up... I think I'll have to make this adorable bag!
Beautiful! I'll have to try and do this sometime. I have that tea light candle holder.
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. -Jane Austen.
For the Home
Dixie cornbread. I already have what I consider to be a bulletproof cornbread recipe, but I think I'll give this one a try. Never hurts to
I met my husband on Myspace and still have our whole first conversation saved, I don't think I'll ever delete it.
those things <3
BALLS PARK, HERTFORDSHIRE- This glorious Jacobean mansion is believed by some to have been the inspiration for Netherfield Hall, Mr Bingley's grand estate in Pride and Prejudice where Darcy and Elizabeth dance for the first time. Austen herself may have visited the property, which has now been converted into 19 homes.
Very fine house
Sangria cupcakes with the recipe. She moved her blog but I tracked it down! I think this means I'll have to make them. ;)
I can never think of what to write in a card when put on the spot. Hopefully, I'll remember to use this site next time.
I don't think I have the courage to chop off all my hair, so for now I'll just stare at Frankie Sandford for inspiration.
Halloween Decor for the Romantic- Pride and Prejudice quote- from Mr. Darcy's first proposal- "You have bewitched me, body and soul and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on." <3 so romantic and sweet...I love Mr Darcy and Lizzie!!!
I have built up the vintage dresser/sideboard turned vanity to the point I can't purchase one because I think I'll find a better one... But
Get in my House
“Jane Austen wrote such a sensationally romantic story. It got to me all the time during filming. It’s deeply romantic, and I think in this day and age we need films with romance at their core out there. They can light people up.” (Rosamund Pike)
Very fine house
I've gotten on board with the yarn wreaths, but I never thought to use an old frame. How adorable! Though I'm not sure how I feel about the pinwheels, I'm loving this idea. Think I'll have to try this one!
Living Stones: I had forgotten about these until I just stumbled across them again on Apartment Therapy. I think Living Stones are incredible--they're the super modern version of the giant nest pillow we had growing up. Someday I'll have a room just like this--empty save a corner filled with living stones.