Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Ringling Estate Part II

 TThe front entry to the Ringling Estate-

 Decorative details..

 Just some of the exquisite florals to be found throughout the property...

 and in Mable's beloved Rose Garden

                                                 the main house which overlooks the bay-
there is a small fee to do the tour, but another day!                                                                                                                                                                                      

Monday, May 20, 2013

A Little Bit of Ringling

The wonderful place that was once the home of John and Mable Ringling-is always free on Mondays-so if you are in the area, be sure and stop by and see the magic of this amazing piece of property that the genius that was John Ringling and what once a "circus" could buy!

 The Main Entrance

 My door obsession has not gone away....

 Mable's Rose garden- so amazing- so many different kinds of roses, and yes, they all had a lovely smell! How do I know? because I smelled them all-I did borrow (took) on lovely lemon special - will put its pic later-

 Mable's "Secret Garden"- probably my favorite spot-

 the view to the main house- more to come-
another view of the secret garden-there are more pics to upload and edit, I will be sure to post as many as I possibly can!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Rooms to swoon over!

 Photography: Courtesy of Elle Interiör Sweden and Petra Bindel
 While I first thought these totally glamorous rooms were in some gorgeous Parisenne apartment-they are in fact in Malmö, Sweden. - I love the total simplicity and the whole vibe going on!

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Flora Flora Flora

Well, it is in fact, Mummy's or for all of you,  Mother's Day ! tomorrow, and, that could not be escaped by the plethora of flora that I saw today...and for you, budding (Nikon) photog...just see what loveliness you can capture for all time...just if you take your camera! What an amazing world we live in, and nothing says it more than flowers!! Namaste and Happy Mum's Day!!! Enjoy!!!
and to all my fellow Mommas-love ya ladies!!!!!We are blessed to be Mums, even when the going gets tough~~~!!!