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Celebrity Boudoir: Jayne Mansfield

The boudoir and en suite bathroom of the voluptuous bombshell actress, Jayne Mansfield, has become iconic. It is best known for the heart-shaped gold lined bathtub with pink carpeted…um…well…EVERYTHING! The feminine theme of her home simply screams boudoir. Of her estate, one could say that the heart served as the crest (CHALLENGE: How many hearts …

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Happy New Year…

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Milkhouse Boudoir

A woman’s boudoir just wouldn’t be right if it didn’t also have a feminine fragrance to it. Burning candles in your boudoir creates a relaxing atmosphere while also giving it a pleasant aroma. I’ve tried all different types of candles, but I must say I think I just found a new favorite. This summer we …

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The Apartment

Why worry about seeing the newest blockbuster, sitting in a crowded theater with cell phones ringing and the chatter of others around you at $15 a seat, when you can lie comfortably in your boudoir and watch an old Hollywood classic on a lazy Sunday afternoon (for a $10 per month Netflix subscription). To me, …

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Vintage Baby Shower

My sister-in-law is preparing to have a baby boy soon. In celebration of her upcoming arrival, my mum and I gave her a baby shower a couple of weeks ago. As the process of party planning now begins around the world, I went to Pinterest for ideas. I pinned some ideas to my Baby Shower …

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Bogie and Bacall…Together Again

Sitting at my desk today I was alerted by a text message (from one of the various news outlets that I subscribe to) of the sad news that the lovely Lauren Bacall passed away. Of all the starlets of old Hollywood, Lauren Bacall’s (how shall I say) spunk, chutzpah, bravado…call it what you want…is something …

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Theme Park Boudoir (part two)

To me, a boudoir is like a fantasy world. A place where you can relax and get away from the stress of everyday life. A place where your imagination can take you to another world. The feeling of such a magical place does not have to be reserved for only the times when you are …

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Cosmetic Vending Machine

I was traveling on business to Las Vegas earlier this week. Whilst walking through the airport in LV this vending machine caught my eye and stopped me right in my tracks. A vending machine that sells cosmetics!!! Plus, it’s super adorable looking like a little pink caravan. Benefit Cosmetics should be real proud…job well done! …

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Glamour Party: Fondant Make-up Cake

I had searched around Pinterest for the perfect birthday cake for my daughter’s 13th birthday “glamour” party. The cakes that appealed to us most were cakes with makeup made of fondant adorning the top, which is most certainly suitable for the theme. We went to Mike’s Amazing Cakes for a quote and they were charging …

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Glamour Party: Sleep Mask Party Invitations

For my daughter’s 13th birthday, I wanted to do it up big for her party to celebrate her entrance to teenagehood. The theme was Glamour (and it was a sleepover). We started off with some fabulous invitations that resembled sleep masks. This will be followed by a post on the birthday cake that we adorned …

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