in full bloom

delicate rays of sunshine, blue sky, green grass and sunlight twinkling on the harbour waters.

today it felt like spring was inching it’s way forward….

Kate Spade Belle Boulevarde Vase USD$125
floral necklace from Make Believe
wedding table bouquet

flowers for this wedding table by NYC florist & stylist Beautiful Blooms


Belvoir Fruit Farms real fruit juice soft drinks & cordial; stocked in Australia by Thirst for Life


Kate Spade - Gwinnette Lane Cake Plate $70

Bibury Court, The Cotswolds

I took this photo when Jay & I stayed at the Bibury Court Hotel when we were in England in 2007 for James & Nat’s wedding. They shot their wedding photos on the grounds of the manor, which is amazingly restored from the Tudor times.

tell me in sweet fragrance sweetheart dress
this cute floral dress is $US65 from Ruche
spring time notepads from shop twig
Donna Hay seasonal recipe
tulips in springtime

nothing inflates the soul more than a picnic on the grass under a blue sky with friends & family

Published by thisismelly

Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

One thought on “in full bloom

  1. Hada picnic today on top of Kings Park, over looking Perth and The Swan River with Juzzy and Larnz – The sunshine revitilized my soul. luv you xoxox

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