Monday, 22 October 2007

My French Life Update



















I am thrilled to be able to show you today some recent images Vicki Archer sent me of the absolutely beautiful country house she and her husband renovated in Saint-Remy-de-Provence in France. I have talked alot about Vicki's beautiful book, My French Life in the past which details their renovation journey and I am thrilled to annouce that the book was released for sale in the US 18th October, 2007 and is due for release in the UK late November, 2007. It was so lovely to see these candid pictures of the property. In the email Vicki told me that she is currently having a "white moment" so everything in the house is a little paired back and white - white flowers, white cushions etc. I'm just loving the whole thing but those iron daybeds on the grass under the shade of big beautiful tress in the first image is just so dreamy!!!

22 comments:

Babelfish said...

Stunning house, I especially love the first photo too.

Suzy said...

I agree Anna, its absolutely dreamy!

The Peak of Chic said...

What a gorgeous home- so stylish and comfortable! I must get her new book. Off to Amazon....

{this is glamorous} said...

These are really lovely, Anna, and I agree about the daybeds and also love the satiny-stripes of the sofa with the chartreuse cushions.

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Sounds like it will be a great book. That first photo is especially idyllic. What a place to dream!

Laura said...

Those are great pictures--I can't wait to get her the book. Though I haven't been too many places, I have been to Saint Remy and it is a wonderful little town. Great shops and restaurants, and the monastery where Van Gogh recovered after his ear incident.

design for mankind. said...

SOOOO lovely!

Yvonne said...

Love the melting candles! Would add amazing table/dinner atmosphere! Thanks for the inspiration...

Cre8Tiva said...

i will have to have a copy of this bool...thanks for sharing images...blessings, rebecca

Merrilee Diaz said...

These pictures are so lovely. I LOVE the outdoor living space.

Felicia said...

Beautiful :)

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misslillylove/Laurene Stepanicic said...

Hi Anna, wish I was living there. Really nice.
Now I have spoken of you to family, as showing my own blog and who inspired me to create it, and my Uncle wanted to know if you are any relation to Berin Spiro who lived in Auckland and owned the Parnell Flower store which was actually on high street. He was a very close friend.
Anyway thanks for the envy (beautiful house and location).
Misslillylove/Laurene

Jennifer said...

I wonder if there's a maze in the garden --- right behind that very tall cypress? Now that would be truly amazing -- lovely house and a maze, too.

Anna said...

Thanks everyone - the book really is a must get! It is filled to the brim with gorgeous pictures and I just loved reading about Vicki's amazing renovation!!
XO
Anna

Mrs. Blandings said...

Thanks for the heads-up. These images are lovely - adore the outdoor sofas.

ALL THE BEST said...

LOVE IT!! Can't wait until it is released in the UK!

MrsKatherineA said...

your flowers are gorgeous, I love everything!! Love your blog!!

MyMinimalLook said...

hello! wonderful pics and place! i was wondering, do they have a website? i live in italy and i'd love to spend a holiday there! thanks :)

Hannita. said...

Que hermoso,tienes un blog muy entusiasta y un toque de magia..

Magnifico

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Rhondi said...

I noticed she had several copies of The Count of Monte Crisco. I just finished reading it and it is a wonderful classic