Friday, April 8, 2011

Marie Antoinette Party

I hadn't made plans to attend this party this morning.
It was a surprise party~for me!
And it came in a box.
 This pretty package was delivered to my house
 all the way from Indiana to Boston.
It was loaded with French goodies.
These party favors were  to celebrate Nicki's birthday
She is the one who turned me onto the ruffled bedspread I made into a slipcover!
I won a goody bag in her giveaway. 
It included this pretty party mask and crown ribbon pin.
 Chocolate cameos in a pretty pink bag
 Homemade macaroons with the cutest minature paper Eiffle tower.
 Many of the treats were wrapped in glycine bags with this glittered stamp~for me!
 A sweet note from Nicki thanking me for blogging inspiration and friendship~
Nicki's calling card, and Marie Antoinette's famous saying....yes, let them eat cake!
A fabulous party hat, I mean, crown!
A lavender sachet with a tower stamped on aromatic!
Thanks Nicki~
 I had one heck of a time at your party!
linking to Show and Tell Friday


  1. Aww the poor French Macarons didn't make it so well!! I was worried about that!!
    So glad you liked it!!!

  2. I am SO jealous!!!! What a super fun package to get in the mail! Is your birthday in April???? Mine is next week. :) If so, happy birthday.

    Loving your blog friend. Can I come to your house and vacation?? It's just amazing.

  3. What an awesome gift! Very clever and thoughtful!

  4. What a darling party! I wish I'd been there to celebrate with you. I've been wanting to try my hand at making macarons. Are you sharing with Dillon and Tobey?

  5. Ha ha Nita! I went upstairs to post this party and I heard Dillon helping himself...I ran downstairs and he had eaten two meringues. He qiite enjoyed them.

  6. What lovely gifts...amazing all those beautiful treasures were inside that little box. :)

  7. Congrats on winning those pretty treats! Looks like a super fun party!

  8. Those are some beautiful gifts, and the photos are Great ! I love them ruffles.. Have a Great Weekend!!

  9. C'est fabuleux! :)
    -Andrea @ Tablescape Times Three

  10. What a wonderful party she had. Love your treasures!

  11. OMGosh beautiful and inspiring blog..breathtaking...I am in Mass. too!

  12. PS I live in a vintage coast guard cottage in Hull.I do not own it so I cannot paint the dark ugly pine wood....any ideas? I found some beach cottage shutters being thrown out and painted them white to hang on the wall....Your home is so light and inviting for a Mass. home! Thank you

  13. Oh i love this! It's like the adult version of the party favours!!


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