Friday, April 1, 2011

Pom Pom Napkins Won in My Petite Maison’s Giveaway: European Elegance, Casual American Style
















. . . gastronomical perfection can be reached in these combinations:
one person dining alone, usually upon a couch or a hill side;
two people, of no matter what sex or age, dining in a good restaurant;
six people . . . dining in a good home.”

M. F. K. Fisher



When you win a spectacular giveaway like Tracy’s over at My Petite Maison, you have to try very hard to show off your winnings in the best light possible.

Pom Pom is a breathtaking high-end store in LA (and at Neiman Marcus, Horchow, Amazon, and you may get a deal on Ebay) stocking European-style textiles, home accessories, and antiques.   Owner Hilde Leiaghat has been featured in dozens of magazines such as O, Victoria, and House Beautiful.

My napkins retail $80 for four.   Ultra feminine, ruffled, yet made of heavy-woven pure white cotton for a lifetime of use.    Thanks, Tracey, I’d never be that extravagant for myself.

Luckily, I had the perfect chance to photograph them a few weeks ago.   My dear antiquariess friend Karina Gentinetta  lent me the prettiest chairs from her retail space in New York for a project I’m working on.   They were black with gold fabric when she found them.    Now, they’re fit for seating angels.

Natural fabric upholstery.   Rough nail heads.   Swedish finish in white.

Magic happens when the best things from great women come together.

Get a dose of casual Euro-US elegance decorating heaven with them:






Until next time, stay stabby!



I’m sharing with:


White Wednesday at Faded Charm
Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch
Vintage Friday at Common Ground
Show & Tell Friday at My Romantic Home
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage




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31 comments:

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Oh Sandy, I SO wanted those napkins! BUT knowing they went to you eases my jealousy a bit! Just kidding (about the jealousy, I really DID want to win the napkins!). I'm having a Romantic Prairie Style Photo Challenge. Stop by and think about sending me some pictures girl!

Hugs,
Judy

WhiteWhispers2u said...

Happy Dance for sure! Sweetness....Do enjoy those fabulous linens.Yes, those are amazing chairs~Cheers Kim

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

OMG! These napkins are stunning!
You got a lovely blog dear:)
Please, visit my blog anytime..

Sanghamitra.
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NanaDiana said...

Sandy-What beautiful napkins! Ruffled, simple, elegant. I love them...adn that chair is really sweet from what I can see of it. I hope you have a wonderful weekend...xxoo Diana

Mariette said...

Dearest Sandy,

Congratulations on winning your napkins! Hope you have a great weekend.

Love,

Mariette

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Oh how gorgeous! Those napkins are just delightful - that chair looks amazing too! Beautiful photos! Congratulations on the win!!Thanks for stopping by and sharing at FNF! :)

June said...

Hi Sandy,
Such a beautiful giveaway you have won here. Tracie always has such gorgeous things to offer. These look like they were made for you!
hugs to you...

Tania - Grange de Charme said...

Hi Sandy ! lovely napkins ! i really love this brand !
Have a nice day !

Theresa said...

Love the napkins, love the chair! They are perfect together and your photos are gorgeous! xoxo

Lilla Blanka said...

Hi sweetest Sandy,

Oh those napkins are really breath taking, I just love them!

Congrats! They look gorgeous at your place, they really fit in perfectly!

Thank you my dear friend for your thoughtfulness ♥ I do feel a little bit better, and I´m off to see the doctor on Monday if I´m not ok by then *promise* :)

Biggest hug
Mia

High Street Cottage said...

Hi Sandy, I love Tracy's blog, and I love Pom Pom. You know Jennifer Lopez loves them too!
Your photos look amazing, such gorgeous napkins, I wouldn't want to actually use them ;) They're far too pretty.
The chairs, was going to ask about them, but I see you explained, they're just stunning. Wishing you a wonderful weekend, xxx tami

Wonen con Amore / Casa Shabby Chic con Amore said...

Hi Sandy,
what beautiful photos!!!!
Congratulations on winning your napkins!
Big Kiss Barbara.

Mary Ann said...

The napkins are lovely and so is your sweet blog! Have a nice weekend.

Mary Ann
Handcrafted by Mary Ann Miller

Handcrafted by Mary Ann Miller's $50.00 giveaway!

It's me said...

Hi Sandy...yes i saw you won !!..great.....how are you???...that chairs are amazing.......happy weekend.......love love.....come and see my blog ...look what i have done....yes !!..xxx....xxx...

A Cottage Muse said...

So nice to see these beautiful treasures found the perfect place to nest!

Jack and Georgie said...

Just amazing and soooo dreamy. Lucky you! You have presented them in their best light, no doubt about that. xx

sandrine said...

Very nice pictures with white atmosphere and lovely napkins.
Hope my english is good. I come from "Grange de charme", one of my favorites sites.

à la parisienne said...

These ruffled linen napkins are gorgeous and perfectly fitting for your studio.

I hope all is well in your world,
Mandy

Made in Persbo...Carina said...

Thank you sweet Sandy! I became single in fall 2010 so what you have seen in the magazine were created togeter with my ex while we were still living together.
Now my "new" life has started and there are a lot of work to do on the house as well as the other buildings on the farm.
It´s just to roll up your sleeves and get to work ;)

So funny, you say you admire me! Cause YOU admire me Sandy! What you have accomplished makes me full of admiration! :)))

Lots of hugs,
Carina

Anne Lorys - Fiona and Twig said...

Just stunning, Sandy!
That was a great win. :-)

Hugs,
Anne

Sue said...

I too love Pom Pom! One of my dealers in my store carries some of their product line. And it is totally beautiful and so elegant!

Take care, Sue

The American Homemaker said...

Those napkins are beautiful! I love the white :)

Italian Girl in Georgia said...

They are perfectly fitting for you Sandy! Enjoy, dinner for one, two, or more!

Ciao bella,
Suzanne

Ido said...

Oh my gosh I'm, so excited, I've seen your pictures somewhere and now I finally found your blog! Love it. I'm your newest follower! And love, love your napkins, I will make some for myself, thank you for the idea!
Have a lovely day!
XXX Ido

Fay said...

napkins are always the best part of starting a meal
fay x

Lara said...

Those are truly the loveliest napkins I have ever seen - so nice you won them; they are perfect for your dreamy streamside studio! I love Pom Pom! I won the huge Pom Pom laundry tote bag from Secret Garden's giveaway awhile back & I just adore it. I use it as my library book haul bag.. the ladies at the library thought I was wearing a dress when they saw it though.. I get lots of compliments on it. A gorgeous collage you have made.. keep taking those wonderful pictures! Love to visit here!
:) Lara

Debi said...

Hi Sandy,
Those napkins are exquisite! As always your blog is such an inspiration!
xo
Debi

A Perfect Setting said...

Beautiful photography, love the napkins, and the chairs are lovely!!

Kathleen said...

Those napkins are so pretty!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh my how lovely!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Sandy~ Thanks so much for sharing these again- they are just gorgeous!! :)

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