Hello and happy Sunday. First congratulations goes to the winner below for the beautiful chinoiserie planter- #97 PATRICIA HORNISON Please email your name and shipping address to firstname.lastname@example.org so it can be on it’s way! _______________________________________ It’s Oscar Sunday! ! I still love watching the preshow and some of the show though I rarely make it all the way through. I so love watching the fashions on the red carpet (or lack of sometimes:) and tonight we are going to someone’s house for a little Oscar party. I have not seen all the shows nominated but have seen a few, may the best flick win. If you are an Oscar fan and want the lowdown on each movie up for the best picture, thought this was an excellent recap with juicy tidbits, click here. Don’t forget to leave your Google review if you have purchased from our shop and earn a $10 credit off any future purchase, takes only seconds! Just email email@example.com once you have completed your review. Click on right when you get to the page and hit “write a review” Anywho, busy busy weekend here, I am not a huge fan of being out four nights in a row as I do love and cherish my “down time” but it’s been a good one and I am not going to complain:) And off we go with our Seven on Sunday- _______________________________________ 1 NICO AND LALA This has been a long time favorite stationer of mine and with good reason. They make such gorgeous things! Every time I see a new creation to obsess over it makes me want to create a reason for a party:) Take a look at some of their beautiful work, and then click here to visit their gorgeous website and here to follow them on Instagram. 2 INSPIRING STORY OF THE WEEK I so love finding a story that I think warrants sharing on these posts. And this Sunday’s is so unbelievably sweet and heart warming. It brings happy tears to my eyes and shows you kindness and downright goodness comes in all shapes and sizes (even those with capes)! This just makes me feel so good:) 3 INSTAGRAMS OF INTEREST Always a highlight for me as you know getting to choose my absolute faves of the week, and believe me it is often very difficult narrowing it down. But here are this weeks picks- 4 OUR NEWEST AMAZING MONOGRAMMED NAPKINS. SO excited about these! They will soon be added to the shop site (in about a week or so as many have asked). We had a flash sale which had a fabulous response, and seeing these beautiues in person is next level. We got many people emailnig us telling us how wowed they were when they got them. We are about half way shipping out the presale orders and a big batch is going out next week. So we now will carry these most exquisite 100% linen napkins, with such gorgeous detailing. Real old world stuff we are talking about here that honestly you just don’t see everyday, which is why I am so thrilled about them. Add the monogram and you have to me, napkin perfection:) Take a look at some of the recent orders we got in. 5. MY FASCINATION WITH KAREN BLIXON AND GIRAFFE MANOR I have long wanted to visit Niarobi just to stay in Giraffe Manor, this all started after seeing Out of Africa. What a once in a lifetime experience that would be and I would love to visit Karen’s house in Nairobi as well. Somehow she has managed to live her life as if time has stood still and I am jealous and in awe. The famed Danish author Karen Blixen (Out of Africa being one of her epic novels/memoir based upon her own story, among several others) has a life story that is utterly fascinating, talk about a a lady living her dream and what a dream it is! An accomplished, artist, humanitarian, animal activist among so many other things. I have read and seen Out of Africa more times than I can count…..and to be able to channel that vibe and to be able to visit Giraffe Manor would be like living a day in the life of this icon during a much more civilized and genteel time in our world. Fascinating!! Click here to find out more about Giraffe Manor. I meant this is storybook if I ever saw it! Can you imagine eating breakfast like this! This is what you call pure fantasy 6. AMAZING SASHA NICHOLAS Love fine china? Join the club! If you are in the market for china or an incredible gift, look no further than at Sasha Nicholas. In addition to carrying the best of the best in china, they have their own SENSATIONAL monogrammed line of products, some of which I own and cherish that are as pretty as they come. Their ability to put together china patterns is bar none. Click here to visit the amazingly beautiful world of Sasha Nicholas! And click here to follow them on Instagram. I am working with a client who was looking for options and boy, did they ever deliver!! Look at these fabulous potential combinations they put together- 7. SUNDAY’S SURVEY OK this is about vitamins. I have not taken them religiously, but that is changing. Wondering how many of you take vitamins daily. I am getting better and more vigilant. I am now taking a multivitamin for someone my age. I figured I was getting all the nutrients and vitamins through my healthy diet but realized I need to cover my bases by taking the right multivitamin, one that has less iron and more calcium. OK your turn to weigh in- Which statement best describes you and vitamins? _______________________________________ And that friends wraps things up for this Sunday! I always appreciate you stopping by and sharing our “virtual get together” every Sunday morning. Hope you enjoyed the post and wishing you a wonderful day and end to your weekend. Until next time…….. PS Don’t forget about our sensational melamine sale that just started last night. . They have never been 25% off. So today through tomorrow, all three beautiful collections are on sale…not too soon to start thinking about sprig entertaining:) Click here to see the melamine collection PPS If you are on Instagram, this is a giveaway you will not want to miss! Mostly because it is for such an incredible cause!!! Have you heard of Brave Gowns? It is a beautiful cause to raise money for the cutest most whimsical hospital gowns for children who are in hospitals for lengthy periods of time. I was honored to be asked to join a group to sponsor an incredible bundle giveaway of so many amazing gifts!! You must enter, the prizes are unbelievable (not to mention a $300 gift certificate to the Enchanted Home:) Click here to enter and support this incredible cause. Imagine getting to pretend you are superhero and putting a smile on the face of a young patient, like this precious child below. Click here to learn more about Brave Gowns.