“Live the full life…”

Live the full life of the mind,      exhilarated by new ideas,  intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.   -Ernest Hemingway for photo credits, see our pinterest board: { l&l collection no. 10 } linenandlavender.net You might also like:  { Appennino by Giambologna } { Ancient Symbols } { For whatever reason… } { Infinite Possibilities […]

In the new year and always ~

wishing you peace and love.  you might also like: Auld Lang Syne  we’re now at: www.linenlavenderlife.com

l&l collection no. 05

w i t h   h e a r t  and  v o i c e all images via pinterest – see {l&l collection no. 05}  for image credits/links to sources: visit our new site: www.linenlavenderlife.com Holiday Quick Links music, movies, gift & decorating ideas ..

Where I went today…

…I started out in Montecito, California  visiting a Spanish Colonial home by Architect Thomas Bollay… …with authentic detailed tiling and old wrought iron doors salvaged from the Santa Barbara Biltmore Hotel… …and a charming outdoor living space complete with the ambiance of a wood-burning fireplace. Next, I was off to Europe and found myself looking down […]

Birth Announcement

So many of you were interested in the mama hummingbird I photographed  for the post “If you build it…” I thought  you might like an update…   First of all, to give you some perspective, the hummingbird egg is about the size of a small jellybean and her petite abode measures just 2.5 inches (6.35 cm) wide […]

Much Love

“In a perfect world, every dog would have a home and every home would have a dog.” -unknown Our Mika Girl In all the renovation work we’ve done, nothing has made our house a home as much as having our Mika Girl come to live with us. Much Love Animal Rescue shows available dogs in […]

Horse Beautiful.

Côté Ouest, Aout-Sept 2003 linen & lavender .. Côté Ouest magazine subscription in the emporium (us) ~ (de) see our new site: www.linenlavenderlife.com

adorazione del fiore

It’s that time of year.  A warm sun greets us each morning and new leaves are flourishing on the roses we pruned back a few months ago.  I know it won’t be long until my garden is in full bloom.  I never tire of photographing these miraculous beauties nature so generously bestows upon me.  It seems that for […]

Barbour ad circa 2002

I love this little face! It makes me smile every time I see it. And talk about design inspiration…I can just see the room inspired by this little one’s coloration. —Beautiful! BLOG OF NOTE: The Sartorialist Interesting fashion/photography  “People on the Streets” of New York, Paris, Milan, Florence…               […]