Thursday, April 19, 2012

Finding Paradise: The simply luxurious life


Today, Shannon of The Simply Luxurious Life is sharing with us her glimpse of paradise.

To Shannon, Paradise

feels like: a soft cashmere sweater lightly caressing your skin, a gentle touch from someone who loves and protects you, freshly laundered Egyptian sheets

looks like: a welcoming countryside with spring blossoms bursting with color, a cobbled street with fresh food, cheese and wine begging to be enjoyed, an uncluttered home with ample space for conversation and laughter – oh, and a side table to place my wine glass

smells like: luscious soothing lavender, freshly brewed coffee, a warm apple tart just pulled from the oven

tastes like: a handmade chocolate truffle, crisp, cold water with a hint of lemon, the melding textures and flavors of sliced heirloom tomatoes paired with fresh mozzarella and a sprinkle of julienned basil and salt

sounds like: sweet and steady rain falling atop an umbrella, French music filling the cafe or home as simple every day pleasures are enjoyed, silence

Really, Shannon, you have an amazing way with words! Thank you for your descriptions, they managed to take me away from reality for some moments!

P.s. In case you missed it, check French by design's paradise here.

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6 comments :

  1. So nice Eleni...so nice!Thanks for sharing the interview!

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  2. You are sooo energizing busy and every single post is suprising me new. Thanks for sharing all the beauty. Wish I could go the places you show, one after the other.

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  3. Her 'looks like' answer is SPOT ON! Love this series.

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  4. Perfect imagery! The freshly laundered Egyptian sheets and uncluttered home for conversation and laughter are my favorites. :)

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  5. oh man I love this series. I bet it would be a lot of fun to make one myself!

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  6. Such a DREAMY interview. I loved Shannon's answers.

    P.S. Thanks so much for including one of my photos on your lovely site. I'm completely smitten with the way you designed your blog :-)

    xo Camille @ The Wild Fleur

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