Marie, Marie Christmas (and a little Vampire Weekend)

Alert reader Stephanie tipped me off to this music video by Vampire Weekend.  It's a true 18th century romp (if Marie's friends could have romped in LA, that is. Sadly, LA had not yet been invented, but there's no evidence that had it been in existence that Marie and her friends would have driven on … Continue reading Marie, Marie Christmas (and a little Vampire Weekend)

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Friday Prettiness Fix: Guillotine tie, Pouf Tee, more

Modern Maries. Our life is sometimes so filled with fabulousness that we cannot partake of all the fabulousness around us. That is how I am with this holiday season, and if you are like me, you haven't had time to do much in the way of shopping or card sending or anything at all (which, … Continue reading Friday Prettiness Fix: Guillotine tie, Pouf Tee, more

More Marie Christmas decor, cards

We've praised talent Paper Nosh in this space before (here and here) and the holidays give me yet another reason. This stationer has developed a holiday line of cards and ornaments that just sparkling with Marie charm. Here's a sample. This snazzy tree...Ornaments and cards...This is just a sample and there's more on the blog … Continue reading More Marie Christmas decor, cards

A Marie Christmas — The perfect Tree

Tired of red and green? Sleigh bells? Need something a little more marvelous? I hear you. But how does one properly dress one's bare but fabulous pink tree? (from Target) Maybe start with a little magic from some Marie Christmas fairies (from The Well Appointed Home) And trade your candle ornaments for  glammo chandeliers, also … Continue reading A Marie Christmas — The perfect Tree

Marie Antoinette gift guide Part Deux

Marie could not enjoy Black Friday because America was barely a nation in her day leaving no chance for a national holiday or coinciding retail extravaganza. This is a pity. Still, this is no reason to believe that Marie would not have enjoyed such an event or encouraged your own enjoyment -- provided your purchases … Continue reading Marie Antoinette gift guide Part Deux