the summer wind came blowing in

happy summer everybody! how’s everything in your world? i’m finally sneaking in some blog time so all’s right in the world here for the moment.

i’m basically just working hard during the day and sleeping hard at night. today was the first time we were able to get out and take a road trip to some favorite haunts and we found a gold leaf cocktail table.

you’ll be happy to know my sconces are up. now i’m on the lookout for a pair of slipper chairs to sit under them.

well you know how the days are, they start out with big talk, plans and good intentions but suddenly it’s late and it’s all i can do to write these last few words. sweet dreams and wishing you lots of lazy days and a summer to remember!

June 22, 2011. Summer.


  1. Nita@ModVintageLife replied:

    That cocktail table is so great! And I love it that those pretty little sconces are finally up.


  2. Lily replied:

    OMG I am sooo envious of your table ! I am on the hunt for a gold table :) And yours is so very perfect and a great find.



  3. ze courlis replied:

    I like the waves of the last photo …


  4. Style Maniac replied:

    I am so ready for summer — and the beach — and yet I cannot believe the solstice has come and gone. I feel the days are rushing away like those waves.


  5. Deborah Peterson Milne replied:

    Sleeping hard @ night, means all is right in the world, perfect! Happy summer to you Claudia. Loving the gold leaf table too!!

    Have a fun first weekend of your summer.

    xx Deb


  6. Splendid Sass replied:

    Appears everything is falling into place, Claudia. LOVE the table and the soothing palette.
    Have a great day.


  7. Mandy - à la parisienne replied:


    That table is parfait! Love the shape and the color.



  8. Rosa replied:

    Way to go! Leave the house once and bring home that fabulous table! I hope I find something that cool next time I get to steal away for a moment… And what I wouldn’t give for a quick dip in the sea!!!


  9. Jenna replied:

    I love how the table is a bit of vintage with modern appeal…just perfect!



  10. meg manion silliker replied:

    love the table. how cool is that!! i was wondering if you ever miss living in nyc?! hope all is well in your world. your place looks great. xo


  11. Sandy @ My Shabby Streamside Studio replied:

    Great shot — I’m sure you’ll find hot chairs!




  12. Dina replied:

    Love the first image!


  13. Helen Tilston replied:

    I just happened upon your blog and love it. Your title “the summer wind cam blowing in” has me singing. I adore this song.
    Wishing you a very peaceful and joyous weekend
    Helen Tilston


  14. Vicki Archer replied:

    Have a lovely weekend Claudia….xv


  15. Lucinda Keller replied:

    Ah… so refreshing … I want to stand in the water like that …
    Hope your summer is going well! I have to go through your posts and catch up!


  16. Paula replied:

    Happy summer Claudia! Your place looks so relaxing and inviting. Have fun!



  17. le petit cabinet de curiosites replied:

    It looks beautiful .I’m sure you re going to find the chairs very quickly


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