March 2010 archive

Boudwonderful Shopping: Maxine’s Floral and Gifts

A couple of weekends ago, we were blessed with a beautiful sunny day here in Seattle (this doesn’t happen too often, especially in March). The husband, daughter and I went on a family outing which included a stop at one of the most boudwonderful (boudoir + wonderful) shops ever! It’s called Maxine’s Floral and Gifts. …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Bailey

“No one can figure out your worth but you.” – Pearl Bailey “Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.” – Pearl Bailey “I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.” …

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Reading in the Boudoir: Rebecca

I would like to introduce you to one of my favorite books. Her name is Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. This book is perfect for a boudoir read. It is a classic, so many of you may already know how fabulous it is. But, for those of you who have not read it you’re sure …

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Tufted Buttons

If you  haven’t already guessed, by the looks of the header on mylittleboudoir.com, I just adore a room decorated with tufted buttons. This is a great look for a boudoir, whether it’s a headboard, a slipper chair, wallpaper or another piece that you fancy. Here are some inspiring looks…enjoy! 1

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Give-Away: Turbie Twist

I love the look of a turban on a woman. I think it is a great way to show off a beautiful face. Plus, it can serve as a quick solution on a bad hair day. Some are fancy… Some are casual… And some should only be worn in the boudoir… While there are many …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Gardner

“I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely.” – Ava Gardner         0

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Best Dressed List: 82nd Academy Awards

Ok, here goes my top ten best dressed list (in order leading to my very most favorite) of the 82nd Academy Awards (the “Oscars”): 10. Anna Kendrick I love a flesh tone on a woman, provided that it doesn’t make her look washed out. Anna looks perfectly rosy in this gown, and I love the …

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Sunday’s Best: Chinoiserie Chic

From here on out, each Sunday, I intend to share with you a post from one (or maybe a few) of my favorite blogs. This Sunday, I would like to introduce: The owner of Chinoiserie Chic is Beth, who also is part of Style Redux (both of which, I highly recommend you visit). I first …

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Winner: Vintage Chanel Print

Congratulations to Arlene from California! She is the winner of the vintage Chanel print ad. This little beauty, measuring 8″x11″ and slightly yellowed from age, will look simply glorious once framed in black and placed upon the wall of a boudoir. Thank you to each of you who entered… 0

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Celebrity Boudoir: Tyra Banks

This month’s Celebrity Boudoir belongs to Tyra Banks. The special part about this boudoir, is that it’s actually her “dressing room” at work. Wouldn’t we all love to have such a place to get away to at work? It was designed by the very talented Ron Norsworthy. 1

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