Queen Elizabeth II, wearing the English crown during her coronation in 1953.
Empress Farah of Iran at her coronation in 1967, wearing the crown and jewelry made for the occasion by Van Cleef & Arpels.
The hair bow Ava will be wearing in her pictures
The Garden Parasol (c. 1910), detail. Frederick Carl Frieseke (American Impressionist, 1874-1939). Oil on canvas. North Carolina Museum of Art. The Garden Parasol evokes the serene pleasure of a summer in the French countryside. The setting is the Frieseke's house garden. The seated woman is the artist’s wife, Sadie, and the garden was her special creation. Frieseke depicts her as a cultivated woman of leisure. The garden is vibrant and the
Crown Princess Mary wearing the Midnight Tiara
Moses ~ ceramasist Lisa Larsen, from the Gustavsberg Ceramic Studio. Totally in love with her work.
The female survivor of the pre-apocalyptic wars. Resourcefulness, imagination, creation, spirit. The super heroine in her formative years.
Crown Princess Letizia of Spain was the epitome of elegance, wearing a pale-blue lace Varela gown with sheer sleeves. The simple yet stunning creation was styled with Margriet sandals and a Maria Nieto hat.
The garden at Las Tejas in Montecito, California. Designed by John Saladino; photo by Lisa Rommerein.
Beach fairy garden in a side yard along the house-Lisa maybe...
Sissinghurst: Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden
The Crown of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. She wore it with the arches removed at her daughter's coronation in 1953. © Crown copyright
Words to remember
Mysterious Pumpkin Cave
Autumn in Vegas:
Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden
Photo © Lisa Hallett Taylor
The amazing pumpkin
Designer Ilse Crawford and her team realise a passion for ‘homeliness’ in the creation of Stockholm boutique hotel Ett Hem. From...
Ellis Cooper wearing our Heidi set in her 2014 calendar.
Poppy Delevinge wearing Pucci for her wedding in Marrakesh
a la mode
Miley Cyrus - Faux Animal Lover wearing a Coat of Death. Fur Hag. How can anyone stand her in the first place. Her acting and music stinks.
A Mother With Her Daughters In The Kitchen Garden, Middleton Jameson. English born in 1918.