Tag: Marilyn Monroe

Backyard Boudoir

With the summer quickly approaching, let’s think about taking the boudoir outdoors. No, I don’t mean camping “boudoir style”. I mean taking the boudoir into the backyard (or recreating a second one outside rather). As you can see, this boudoir beauty did it fabulously… Now, here are some furniture options to help you create your …

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TCM Classic Movie Festival

For all of you fans of the silver screen that live in California, or who can make it there lickety-split, there is a fabulous festival that you must attend! Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is putting on the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles, California from April 22nd to the 25th. There will be a …

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Vogue (…not the magazine)

As you may have noticed by listening to the My Little Boudoir Soundtrack, I love Madonna’s song Vogue (I also love the magazine). My favorite part of the song is when she names the silver screen movie stars. Here is a visual rendition for your viewing pleasure… Greta Garbo… …and (Marilyn) Monroe… …(Marlene) Dietrich… …and …

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Hollywood History: William Travilla

While the subject of the monthly Hollywood History lesson on My Little Boudoir is typically an actress, this month the lesson will be much different (but not too far away from the roots of My Little Boudoir). Meet William Travilla. He is responsible for this… Born on Catalina Island, just off the California coast, William …

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Pop Art

I just love this pop art from the Room Service store! They would ad such a fabulous modern twist to the boudoir. 1PinterestTumblrTwitterFacebookGoogle+email

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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Thinking Outside the Boudoir: The Prince and the Showgirl

If you saw my first post in the monthly series Thinking Outside the Boudoir, you will know that I have a fascination with certain homes in the movies. While some may not be practical for everyday life, or represent my overall ideal decor, I would love to spend some time in them, even just for …

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Thinking Outside the Boudoir: How to Marry a Millionaire

Sometimes it’s about having more than just your Boudoir. It’s about having a fabulous home in general. We often see examples of extravagant homes we would love to own on TV or in the movies.  Though there are those that, while not super fancy, we still adore. Maybe it’s because we love the movie or …

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Hatchoo…

Every true lady should have a dainty handkerchief in her boudoir, even if it’s only used for weddings, break-ups and funerals. Today, in preparation of putting together my online boutique, I attended the Seattle Gift Show. While there, I was delighted to find these vintage reproduction handkerchiefs by LuRay Collection. Aren’t they darling? If you’re …

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Sir Cecil

If you’re like me, you probably know Sir Cecil Beaton best for his photography… However, he was also known and very well respected for his work as a costume designer, artist, set designer and published diarist. He designed costumes for many hit movies, such as: Gigi (1958), Anna Karenina (1948) and My Fair Lady (1964) …

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