2015 in review

Bonjour everyone! I hope your 2016 is off to a fantastic start. I just got this report from WordPress and decided to share it. This year I’ll be blogging a bit more on the goings on behind the scenes at The Paris Apartment and take you along on a journey that’s been years in the making. Hope to see you and looking forward to our next year together!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 240,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 10 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

January 5, 2016. Uncategorized. 1 comment.

The Paris Apartment’s 2014 blog year in review

Thought this was a fun recap! The WordPress.com stats helpers prepared a 2014 annual report for the blog~

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. The Paris Apartment’s blog was viewed about 330,000 times in 2014! If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 14 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

December 30, 2014. Uncategorized. 7 comments.

neon in nature

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good morning and happy tuesday. i hope your week is off to a good start! it’s officially almost summer! the weather’s been a little crazy with lots of rain and humidity over here.

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it’s brutal but actually  has been creating pretty random prisms everywhere from the oil on the street to rainbows in unexpected places.

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then again i guess rainbows are always unexpected!

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color theory

anyway i took the opportunity to use it for another color post.

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candy and i were contemplating the incomprehensibility of the vibrant neon in a peacock feather the other day.

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we wondered where else you’d see so much  brilliant color (let alone tones that are basically fluorescent), in mother nature’s palette.

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i’ve been kind of a minimalist for the past few years, really loving the serenity of whites on whites.

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but these color posts have challenged me to look at things in a different way. it was hard at first to find decor that was inspired by the neon-ness of rainbows without being gaudy.

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but it’s everywhere from casa mexicana

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to boho chic

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to a rococo room!

fleurs

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humans never cease to amaze me with their creativity and homage to everything from flowers to birds to fish.

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so does man imitate nature? it certainly isn’t the reverse!

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and boy do we love a riot of color!

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of course once i started looking for neon was absolutely everywhere

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the combos are magnificent

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and even when they’re subtle

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they’re strong

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kind of wild when an entire town or village comes together to show their love for color

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maybe there’s something magic in it

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a bridge to another dimension?

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the best part of working on the post was the realization that the neon in the feather or the flower was just a microcosm for the really big neon rainbows

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in the sky

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in the cosmos

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in the milky way (nasa)

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daily galaxy- The Unbearable Beauty of the Nebula

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throughout the entire universe

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ahhh well, i could have gone on and on with this post, i fell deep into a vortex that was far from a black hole.

i was just about to push publish when i stumbled onto fractals. don’t get me started!

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and that’s the beauty of the both the world and the web i guess. there’s always another layer do discover.

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but we have to save something for tomorrow after all! for now, have a beautiful, colorful day!

June 11, 2013. Tags: , , , , . Bright Color, fractals, Neon, Rainbows, Uncategorized. 19 comments.

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