i’m in the mood for love


wow, the night just flew by. it’s already 9:30pm and i’m afraid of just how long i got lost surfing tonite. oh well i’m not going to beat myself up about it cause the places i went were spellbinding and nothing short of soul food.


i’m planning a couple shopping trips with clients in paris over the next couple weekends and i’m nostalgic for the city i love. why does it never get old?  these shots on pintrest led me on my wild ride to nowhere and i loved every minute of it.


still, if i’m gonna have a night i better get going. so i hope you enjoy some of tonite’s folly and that you’re having a bit of it yourself!


why does indulging in surfing seem like that, an indulgence? it’s downright fun to enjoy what everyone’s doing.


ok really, good night!



oh it’s friday, have a great weekend!






d’accord, bonne nuit jusqu’a demain!


ps:  please check out the inimitable karen sugarman, she’s having a sale on her handmade jewels and they’re sheer bliss!

July 9, 2011. Artists, Blogroll, Decorating, Design.


  1. mammabellarte replied:

    Excusez-moi but the cake is what is making me love this post tonignt.So DELICIEUX. Buona Notte Rita


  2. Deborah Peterson Milne replied:

    Have a fabulous jaunt in Paris over the next few weeks. I will close my eyes tonight thinking of everything magical and opulent about France thanks to these lovely photos. We are wrapping up watching the Le Tour this evening & that ‘ain’t’ bad either for French inspiration!

    Glad life is good Claudia.

    Safe travels and sweet dreams
    x Deb


  3. mydesignchic replied:

    Oh wow…these images are gorgeous. I love when I have an evening to enjoy surfing the web!! Love the jewelry of Karen Sugarman…must go check her site!!


  4. Lily replied:

    What gorgeous photos ! So lucky that you are off to Paris to shop :) What lucky clients you have…I know they will come home with the best finds !



  5. Rosalie replied:

    I hope you have had a wonderful time. It was delightful strolling through your post..love the pictures and the relaxed feeling you convey.
    Have a wonderful weekend.


  6. TimbarikaDoll replied:

    Just beautiful…love Paris..have a marvelous time, lucky you!! xx


  7. Vicki Archer replied:

    Gorgeous surfing Claudia….xv


  8. Splendid Sass replied:

    Beautiful images, Claudia!
    I wish I was headed to Paris. That is after I have a piece of that cake.
    Hope that your week is going great.


  9. Ro replied:

    Such gorgeous, glorious photos. I see how you got lost in time. (I had to stop myself from getting caught in the loop.) Merci beaucoup for bringing encoureuneminute in my life!


  10. The Paris Apartment replied:

    hi guys! i’m actually not going, my gal friday, christine is there on site. she lives in the 5th and is an amazing guide. she’s into fashion and knows all the consignment and depot vent shops. and she speaks fluent french!


  11. Jacqueline replied:

    Dear Claudia,
    It really has been far too long since I last visited your blog. Working on my own magazine and a number of projects has made me lose track of time (isn’t it always like that?). But today like you I was surfing for fun and remembered my favourite Paris blog. As always you’ve posted things that inspire and satisfy. I must stop by more often :)


  12. Molly/Fleur de Bee replied:

    I just got back and am still on cloud 9! Hope to join you…maybe next year. I could have used a guide in some areas. Long story, but I made it home safe haha! I keep forgetting to add you to my blog’s “Inspiration” list. You are there now. Thanks always for the eye candy over the years! x-Molly


  13. meg manion silliker replied:

    when i ask my little girl – where should we live?! her answer is always paris! start them young i say!! gorgeous images. xo


  14. le petit cabinet de curiosites replied:

    Claudia, When do you come south ?
    I always love your inspiring posts


  15. themodernsybarite replied:

    That first image of the champagne and cake made me remember my New Years party. How fabulous it was. Thanks for triggering the thought :-)


  16. Hamptontoes replied:

    I love everyone of those images. They are gorgeous and inviting.


  17. Style Maniac replied:

    oh so pretty — all of it.


  18. Sarah @ Natural History replied:

    Who needs to surf? I just let you do it and then come and sigh over the results on here afterward… maybe it tells you something about my energy levels today that I am sighing in particular over the bed photographs – I love the two beds in the corner… Maybe I’ll blog about beds tomorrow as an homage!


  19. Claire from French Furniture replied:

    I absolutely love that bathroom. Beautiful photos :-)


  20. Simply Sublime replied:

    Absolutely beautiful images!


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