Step into my office and your gaze will surely fall on two cork boards that I painted gold and decorated with all sorts of magazine clippings, cards, drawings, and so forth. They are a testament to my love of fashion and "girly-girl" things.
The photo of the little girl sitting on a bench with the sun in her eyes, wearing a heavy jacket, is me as a child.
An idea - perhaps I should take all of the things off the board and put up new things, and make these my Paris inspiration boards? On second thought, that is what this blog is all about. A better idea - when I return from my upcoming trip to Paris, I will put up souvenirs that I bring back with me, so I can remember my trip for years to come. So here are the before shots of my office cork boards - and in less than five months from now, I will have the after shots to share with you, one bit at a time.
Have a lovely weekend ~ here in the States, we will celebrate Mother's Day on May 9th. But in France, Mother's Day is Fête des Mères and often celebrated on June 7th (a French tradition that was inaugurated by Napoleon and made official in 1950). This year it's on a different day - according to a comment by Karin - May 30th, my birthday! Read Karin's comment to this post to learn why ...