whirlwind weekend wrap-up

hey guys, happy monday. i’m back in the states after a worthwhile impromptu weekend in paris that sounds a lot more glam than it was since it was all biz.

i have to thank madelyn from paris perfect vacation rentals for hooking me up with the sweetest little pied-à-terre, pomerol in the 7e at the last minute.

i’ve mentioned madelyn before but just so you know, if you ever need a great contact in paris, she’s american, her hubby is a french surgeon and together they are just the people to know when you’re in town.

she’ll bend over backwards for you on every level. all her apartments have a view of the eiffel tower, lots of hot water, heat, mod kitchens and baths and in the summer, a/c. she knows what americans like but still keeps the spirit of a real paris apartment.

she has a way of making you feel super special like you’re an old family friend. thanks madelyn for making this little trip happen on the fly. hope i see you all there soon!

January 24, 2011. France, Paris, Paris Apartments, Paris Perfect Apartments.

17 Comments

  1. Paris Hotel Boutique replied:

    And like lightning, you’re home! Sounds like a fun whirlwind!!

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  2. Bonnie replied:

    What a beautiful place! The building is amazing and I especially love the fireplace and the window bench. Glad you had a nice trip!

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  3. Vanessa Elizabeth replied:

    Lovely photographs! I’m taking a trip to France in March and am so excited for it!

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  4. Cynthia replied:

    Madelyn sure DID hook you up! Gorgeous photos. Did I say gorgeous photos? GORGEOUS. Must have been even nicer in real life. Glam or biz? Glam biz, that’s you!

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  5. jeanne replied:

    I am having a bit of Paris envy! Thanks for sharing your beautiful pictures and the contact information of your wonderful friend.

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  6. Relyn replied:

    Business is business, but Paris… well. Paris is Paris.

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  7. Lucinda Keller replied:

    Oh my … lovely lovely lovely. Um, and I am ALL about a view. Wow.
    Beautiful.

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  8. Vicki Archer replied:

    Gorgeous apartment Claudia…whirly weekends are the best! xv

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  9. jillian m. {coffee, light and sweet} replied:

    i’m having a bit of paris envy as well! these photos are perfectly beautiful.

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  10. Rebecca replied:

    Sorry I missed you on your trip here! Hopefully we can meet the next time you are in town.
    Best,
    Rebecca,
    Chic Shopping Paris

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  11. Splendid Sass replied:

    Such a beautiful place, Claudia.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Teresa
    xoxo

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  12. hamptontoes replied:

    We are heading to Paris in April…perhaps, you’ve got lots of dining recommendations? This place looks super lovely, but we’ve reserved our hotel already.

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  13. M-T replied:

    OMG, I am postively “verte” w/envy. I will definitely keep Madelyn’s name and contact info on file.

    Welcome back.

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  14. jennifer@nicolejanehome replied:

    Hi Claudia…thanks for sharing your sources with us. I will definitely look up Madelyn when I’m lucky enough to visit Paris again. Gorgeous, gorgeous photos once again.

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  15. Carey S. replied:

    ooo la la! such a lovely pied e terre! ah, to be in paris for a weekend, for business or pleasure!

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  16. meg manion silliker replied:

    my heart beats a little faster everytime i catch a glimpse of the eiffel tower – fabulous place to hang your hat. just love it.

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  17. shiree replied:

    What a beautiful blog! I enjoyed and sold your books in my design store a few years ago. I will happily add you to my blogroll! Be well, Shiree’

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