Monday, August 6, 2012

Vintage Treasures

Happy Monday everyone!
I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. :) This past Saturday two lovely "treasures" arrived in the mail for me! :)

If you recall, Rachel @Shabby French For Me was having a Vintage By Nina giveaway and announced the 2 winners on June 21st ~ and I was one of the lucky winners {yippee!}! :)

Well this past Saturday, I finally received my book in the mail from her {woohoo - thank you so much Rachel!}

Then another little treasure arrived in the mail that day as well ~ it was the August issue of Jeanne d'Arc Living Magazine that I ordered from Tracey @French Larkspur.

So needless to say I was a very Happy Camper! :)

I always love the way Tracey packages her items! She is my favorite "go to gal" when ordering my JDL Mag! :) She is always so prompt & friendly whenever I order items from her site - I just LOVE her!

As I was thumbing through all the pages, I couldn't help but get excited at all the gorgeous inspirations that I just had to share a few images from the book and mag with you all! ;)

Let's start with the new book "Vintage By Nina" by Nina Hartmann:

This is one of my favorite pics in the book ~ I have those same exact stools in my kitchen Breakfast Bar area, except they are a lighter shade of grey.

I love mixing rustic with elegance, and that chandelier in this industrial mix really ties it in!

Oh and this Tolix chair in that lovely lavender shade with all that patina {LOVE}!

I have a thing for Tolix {and tolix-inspired} chairs, as you'll one day see whenever I get my dining room ready to reveal to you all! ;)

ahh...Mirrors. One can never get enough of antique mirrors, at least not me! ;)

Old ballerina shoes & tutus...

There is something about them that catches my attention...perhaps the story they tell about who once wore & loved them is what interests me the most.

And the most pleasant surprise upon receiving this book, was that Miss Nina Hartmann herself signed it!

The book truly is a joy and inspiration for sure!!!

Next up is the August issue of Jeanne d'Arc Living Magazine!

Such a pretty issue filled with lovely eye candy! I don't know how many times I've seen Maria's house from Dreamy Whites, but no matter what - I can never tire of her images! Here are a few from the latest issue.

Maria's photography and styling is always impeccable!

And her aqua cupboard filled with gorgeous linens made an appearance in the latest JDL publication...all so completely lovely!

What I really love about the JDL Magazines, is that they have so much inspiration for everything.

From food & recipes, like in these Raspberry Desserts above... entertaining ideas... outdoor decor.

The image above made me want to take out my "French Pitcher Stash" and lay them outside with blooms! lol

Some outdoor autumn decorating images made a debut in this issue {did I already tell you how much "Fall" is my favorite season ~ not too hot and not too cold!}. :)

.ironstone & an old door.

.monogrammed linens & silver.

Well my dear friends, that just about concludes all the eye candy & inspiration from these lovely publications.

If you want more info on how you can get your hands on the book, "Vintage By Nina" by Nina Hartmann, please visit Atelier De Campagne's Facebook Page for more info!

To order the August issue of JDL, you can visit Tracey @French Larkspur. Grab one now before they sell out...they always do! :)

Until next time, enjoy your new week! And thank you once again to everyone who offered their input on my last post. Your sweet comments and suggestions were greatly appreciated! :)



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bec said...

you won that book? you are one lucky girl. I love this post I'm overloaded with ideas.
Bec x

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Thanks for sharing all those lovely images...congrats on your win!

Amanda said...

Beautiful... those ballet pointe shoes are so pretty! Congratulations on your win!
Amanda... XOX
Please check out my first ever blog:

It's me said...

Wowwww that is is so nice !! the Nina book is great !! i have one too...and we will sell it soon in our her christmas book too !! yes yes !!..and the jdl is such a nice magazine my favorite...a friend of my is in the august Petra from is great to see her house in it !!...lovely week

DREAMS ON 34th STREET ~ French Bread & Family said...

Lot's of pretty at your place today!
Thanks for sharing!

Lynn said...

You always inspire me! Congrats on winning the book! Hugs, Lynn

Anonymous said...

Goodmorning Jessie =) I was lucky enough to win the same book and I still cannot put it down, love it! Wishing you a lovely week, Xo, Ashley

Kasia Wolak said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the tons of fascinating pics!!! Lovely stuff you got here too! :D


A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Thank you ladies for your visits and kind comments!!! Wishing you all a lovely Monday!!! :)


Fresh Vanilla For C said...

Hi Jessie~ I think I need to get my hands on those. So...pretty.
Have a great week:)

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

Congrats on your win! I also tried to win that book :) Thanks for sharing all of the images with us. I can't wait to get my hands on the JDL magazine. Love all of the bloggers you mentioned.
Have a great week!


The Blue Farmhouse said...

Beautiful blog...beautiful images. I will return again and again fact I'm becoming a follower!

Susan said...

Oh thanks so much for sharing these inspirational photos from such amazing publications, Jessie! You're so lucky to have won the Vintage by Nina book, and I'm sure you'll enjoy it very much. Take care. :)

Kate said...

Hi Jessie
So nice to meet you!!!! I am adding your beautiful blog to my roll as well to share with my readers! Look forward to your inspiration and friendship!

warm wishes
Kate @ Salvage Dior

Joanne Bischof said...

Those are just too many great pictures in one spot! I love the lavender chair and the old books and towels...oh and those ballet slippers! Just charming :)

Anonymous said...

You lucky girl you! Nina's book is beautiful, I had the chance to look through the pages recently when I was at a show that Atelier de Campagne was at. Oh how I wanted to buy it! Perhaps I will ask for it for Christmas. Enjoy your week, Marcia

Anonymous said...

You lucky girl you! Nina's book is beautiful, I had the chance to look through the pages recently when I was at a show that Atelier de Campagne was at. Oh how I wanted to buy it! Perhaps I will ask for it for Christmas. Enjoy your week, Marcia


Oooh! How lovely! All I can do is dream of having a place of my own that is even a tiny, itsy bit like any one of these images.

Thank you for sharing them. So serene and peaceful and feminine. Love it!

House of Seasons said...

Just found your blog. Inspiring and beautiful. So, I am a new follower, from Hollland!
I am a owner of a shop and love to see what is happening in the world of decorating.

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hello everyone!

Thank you so much for stopping by and for your kind comments, I truly appreciate your visits!!! :)


Amy Kinser said...

Thanks for sharing such great inspirational photos. It is such a great magazine!

Nice visiting with you tonight from Faded Charm.

Bonnie Hitchcock said...

What a lovely blog with all my favorite things-lots of white, frames, mirrors, shabby chic, chippy, lace-so sweet. I found you while visitig blogland. I will be following you often. Hope you'll visit and decide to follow me also. You have a wonderful site. I'm not nearly as talented, but I'd be honored for you to look around.

Robin said...

You lucky girl. Between the book and the magazine I'd have to advise my family that I'd need a couple days and that they are on their own! LOL

Anonymous said...

Oh you lucky girl!!! I have been dying for that beautiful book!
And I'll definitely have to get the August JDL magazine since Maria's home is in it!
Hope your doing well sweet friend and have a great night.

Town and Country Gals said...

lucky girl, what a beautiful book! Those images are gorgeous! The magazine is lovely also, so fun to get great stuff in the mail!
Thanks for the sweet comment about our new little arrival! She's 2 wks tomorrow, it's been so fun!

Nina said...

Wohhh Los Angeles
Lovley Wishes from Germany your Blog is fantastic I love him.
So I am a Fan from Vintag by Nina to her new Book come in Oktober.
You now on my Blog list.

Tami Von Zalez said...

It is always a good day when a fun package arrives!

Popped in from Time Travel Thursday ~

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Oh, how lovely! Thank you for sharing these beautiful books. Visiting from At the Picket Fence. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

chubskulit said...

Lucky you! Visiting from Pink Saturday.

Wedding Anniversary Pink, your comment will mean so much!

cassandrasminicorner said...

Interesting and great post..

Visiting from Pink Saturday- hope you can stop by..

~ Liz ~ said...

Jessie, I'm so glad you stopped by, and thanks so much for leaving me a comment. I'm now following. Love all your finds, and your images are so beautiful. I'll be keeping an eye on your work. Hope you'll come back by and follow as well!

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage said...

You lucky girl you! To have received one of those publications would have been delightful...but getting both on the same day - just fabulous! I know you will draw tons of inspiration from them. Thanks for sharing the eye-candy with us.

And thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. I hope you'll join us for the next party.

Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

Zane Wooder said...

I love how you have flowers in glass that is used to serve food. You took something that is suppose to be for high class food and made it into art. I love that.

-Zane l


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