a creative mess blog

Parma & Sun-dried Tomato Pizza Wrap  Table for two. On warm summer days I enjoy eating outside in the garden with a cold beverage. I love cooking with fresh seasonable vegetables but don't enjoy spending so much time in the kitchen on those days when the temperature...

AURAY, FRANCE PICTURESQUE A French village you have to visit if you’re in Brittany region. Auray is a picturesque coastal village in Brittany, France just outside of Vannes. It is quaint and charming just as I had hoped it would be. I was charmed with it’s small...

Brocante Market || Quiberon, France Yesterday Ivo and I visited a Brocante market here in Quiberon. You'd think with all my history with Vintage Rose Brocante that I would have been earlier to a French brocante market but that wasn't the case...

creative ways for decorating with flowers, plants + greenery Decorating with plants in your home can really spruce things up! Here are some awesome ways to decorate with plants. A bit of nature in your home gives it a freshness and coziness. I like when plants are grouped together. On their own can be beautiful too in certain areas especially mixed in with other decorative items.

VALDIROSE | A CLOSER LOOK In 2013 I was lucky enough to have Irene of Valdirose ( Valdirose Charming Rooms) be a part of a series titled “a closer look’. Irene is an awesome stylist, photographer, baker and all around creative. I’ve followed and loved her...

This is a repost from the event in 2013. The original post was lost somewhere when I moved the from my old site. Since the post wasn't well received by the organisation I'm not going to rewrite it at length. Here is a summary of the...