Monthly Archives: February 2011

Marie monogram stamp, street style and Thakoon

In honor of Friday, one of the best days of the week, I’m posting some fun and frippery. A Marie Antoinette Monogram Stamp. Marie’s monogram could compete with any modern day logo in its simplicity and utter coolness. Blogger and … Continue reading

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Advice: When you can’t afford your friend’s high-end lifestyle

Have a problem or a question? Let Marie Antoinette solve it one Sunday during her weekly advice column. Send your questions to whatwouldmarieantoinettedo@gmail.com. My queen, I have a new friend and I like to spend time with her but I’m … Continue reading

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What things cost at Versailles

Ever wonder how you’d make out in 18th century France with a pitiable layman’s salary? Here’s your chance to see what the good life (and the regular life) actually cost.  Priest’s salary, 250 livres Princesse Lamballe’s salary as a superintendent, … Continue reading

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Pink, Decadent Marie Inspired Birthday Party

For an exhaustive Marie Antoinette Party planning guide click here Reader Helene turned 20 this weekend and marked the milestone in the only appropriate way possible: With a jaw-dropping Marie Antoinette inspired party. She and her friends dressed with powdered … Continue reading

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White and rustic Marie Antoinette Wedding

Your blogmistress traveled to the Champagne region several years ago for the wedding of a good friend, who is French. Her family run a farm in the area and the wedding was a full day affair, mostly at their centuries … Continue reading

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Ask the Queen: Dealing with rude dinner party guests

Does the sky seem gray? Does food not taste as good as it has before? If you feel you miss some indescribable something it is likely because you have not come to Marie Antoinette for advice. Use your computing machine … Continue reading

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Marie beauty and hair tips, a bit of Dior and the Rose of Versailles

Hello Lovelies, We had our share of Marie Antoinette news in the past week and you know I’m the Dow Jones newswire of prettiness, so I’ll get to it. 1. Urban Outfitters’ step-by-step instructions on how to get Marie Antoinette’s … Continue reading

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Breaking! Even more Marie Cupcake Toppers

Reader Marie Arden (you saw her Christmas tree here) tipped me off to even more Marie inspired cake toppers than what I posted earlier today, and coordinating party supplies. These from the super talented Paulette and La Pink Paperie (who … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette Cupcakes, cards and other Valentine’s Day Preparations

I love Valentine’s Day. It is my favorite holiday and always has been. Whether I’ve been attached or not, I’ve always used it as a day to send nice notes to my favorite people, baking for girlfriends or sending along … Continue reading

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