Thursday, 16 July 2009

LET THEM EAT CAKE...........so we did......

I'm not a cakey person really.......give me savoury anytime.......but we went to my son and daughter-in-laws for dinner last night as it was hubbys birthday and , boy, did we have a cake. There was cream , there was chocolate and there was every fruit that God has put on this earth......... raspberries , blackberries , apricots , kiwi fruit , grapes , redcurrants , you name it , it was on there. It does sound rather O.T.T. but , because it was fruit , it was lovely , really refreshing.......so , a good time was had by all but , as you can see by the picture below , I did come over all unnecessary and had to have a foot massage........I obviously had a touch of the vapours as, it definitely wasn't the wine that we drank !!!!
As I've gone all Marie Antoinette , I thought a few pictures of furniture in the Louis XIV (or was it XVI) mode would be appropriate . Not my favourite period but, as you can see , it can be done beautifully.











This is a real modern twist on the Louis era.






.....................Finally , a wonderful splash of colour and fun. Hoped you like the look at the French Revolution period . I'm off for a lie down in a darkened room !!!
Jackie










14 comments:

  1. I LOVE IT!!!!!

    And I was going to do a cake post with possibly the same title tomorrow....how funny is that!!!!Stop reading my mind would you!!

    Love all those chairs, particularly the last one actually.

    Wish I could say that I wasn't a cakey person.....the cake last night sounds amazing, glad you had a lovely time :)

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  2. Love that last gorgeous colourful chair!!

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  3. Jackie - you don't have to apologise at all.....what I meant was that we are on the same wavelength AGAIN!!!!!

    This is a lovely post - that bed in the last but one image is just gorgeous, I have that in my saved files.....beautiful style isn't it.

    I love your posts :)

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  4. OMG!! I LOVE the second cupcake image! AND I WANT that modern twist Louie Lucite chair!! What an AMAZING son & daughter in law you must have to make you feel like Marie Antoinette!! AND to make your husband his birthday dinner:) BTW....Your blog IS one of my favorites!
    xox's
    Janet

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  5. The cake sounded delicious! What a birthday treat and perfect tasty finale!

    LOVE the cupcake shot - look at that oh so sweet little glass dome! I want one of those!

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  6. These photos are great! I especially love the cupcake image and those AMAZING flowers! Sounds like you had yourself a good old time last night!! YuMMMMMmm!

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  7. So lovely...your blog and your post...I love anything yummy and sweet...and have always admired that adorable Marie Antoinette image...
    which reminds me I need to see the movie again..beautiful eye candy! Now those chairs are to die for...I adore a beautiful chair...thank you so much for sharing these lovely images....you made my day a little sweeter!

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  8. ooohhh... I really would need a lie down on one of these lovely sofas or bed after all that cake!! Had chocolate mud cake on wednesday and still trying to recover!!! Hope Hubby had a great birthday...sounds like you enjoyed it!! Lovely images Jacqeline and look at that tiny weeny glass cake dome!! too cute!! Julie

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  9. Hi Jackie! Your husbands birthday celebration sounded incredibly nummy. I gained 3lbs. just reading about it! Hey, I love any Louis. I inherited two pieces from my grandmother who purchased them in Austria while living there. I wish cherish them always. Thanks as always for your tremendous comments today. You are not alone, I wear very little color as well. I love to live in it, but don't feel as comfortable wearing it,. I'm so boring with my blacks & grey's too but I don't think either of us act boring. Thank goodness! Have a sweet rest!
    xXdeb

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  10. ahhh cake! I am with Simone ~ love myself a big piece of cake. I am not a fan of this period of furniture either, but I do like the last one ~ what fun.

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  11. That lucite chair is wicked!!

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  12. We just went over friends last night and made little piggies of ourselves too. We had cupcakes but not a lovely as those. That reminds me I still haven't finished watching that movie. Eye candy ...no calories!
    Oh by the way Johnny's movie was no so good. Pretty to look at but a big yawn!!!
    Carole

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  13. i loved the movie, that was the best scene in it.
    xx

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  14. Got to work out...I think I gained a pound or 2 from the post. Sounds like a off with your head morning after a decadent evening!!!

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