St Germain (and glitter)

I loved creating this page. The background paper screamed France at me, so I've been saving it for a Paris layout. I'm glad I did, the colours work really well with these St Germain photos. Once I laid down all the photos it seemed a bit dark, so I added a little glitter to brighten … Continue reading St Germain (and glitter)

Versailles Musical Fountains

The musical fountains were the highlight of my day at the Palace of Versailles. K and I had been wandering around the palace and gardens for hours. It was magnificent, but after so much it was becoming very same same. We walked around a hedge and at that moment classical music began to play and … Continue reading Versailles Musical Fountains

Place des Voges – oldest square in Paris

K and I were wandering around the back streets of Paris (from somewhere to somewhere, it's all lost in the mists of time) and a little green square on the map caught our eye. The guidebook described Place des Voges as the oldest square in Paris, so we thought it would be a nice change … Continue reading Place des Voges – oldest square in Paris

I’ll always find a book shop…

Ever since I can remember I've loved books, even being a library monitor at primary school and working in a bookshop as a young adult. So it's not really a surprise that my trip to Paris included a browse through The Red Wheelbarrow Bookstore, an English language bookshop . It's just a small shop, but … Continue reading I’ll always find a book shop…

Moulin Rouge in the daytime

These photos have taken so long to get scrapped cause they fell into the category of 'so many ideas and none at all'. I love the memory of this day, strolling around the streets of Paris with no where particular to be. None of the ideas felt quite right until I stumbled across this patterned … Continue reading Moulin Rouge in the daytime