Monday, 3 May 2010

Cotton Candy & the Carousel

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I finally collected my Cotton Candy dress from the dressmaker and thought it fit perfectly with the Carousel I bought from a recent car boot fair, for some fairground-themed photographs.

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Nice at Etsy vintage dress ❖ John Lewis cream tights

Edit: Lovely Caitlin from Nice also did a little post here

73 comments:

  1. I would love to have a carousel like that :D

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  2. Love your dress! And the carousel is beautiful, I love old carousel with cute small horses.

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  3. Your pictures and outfits are really amazing.. So so so inspiring :)

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  4. I love the carousel you found at the car boot, so sweet. The dress looks lovely and so perfect now that you've had it altered!

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  5. Gorgeous dress!!! And the carousel is beautiful. Great photos.

    xo
    Valerie

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  6. Love the little carousel and the dress is so pretty!

    Post of all though - I adore your hair! So pretty!


    (:

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  7. You pretty pastel, you. So pretty.

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  8. Absolutely beautiful, dear!

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  9. So much sweetness over here! Beautiful pictures, sweet background, lovely blog!
    Have a great new week! xx

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  10. Utterly delicious! I love these candy colours, and the carousel is too sweet. Gorgeous.

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  11. you always have such beautiful photos, the colours are lovely
    margief
    x

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  12. Definitely. This dress is so darling, and goes perfectly with that adorable carousel!

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  13. lovely pics this carousel is gorgeous i love your dress you look so cute.

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  14. that dress looks so beautiful on you

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  15. The dress turned out great- it looks really good on you!

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  16. Indeed, as sweet as candy, dearest Paula!

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  17. What a cute dress! Love all the colors and look in these pictures. The dress really does match the carousel very well!

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  18. Lovin the vintage feel of this:-)

    P.S. love how you rock those bangs!!

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  19. Oh, the dress looks so cute on! Those colours are so perfect for spring, what a great find.

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  20. WOW this dress, you and the little carousel are all sooo beautiful and just lovely!

    Makes me think of sitting down having a cream tea and reading lula!!

    Such a lovely post!

    :) char x

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  21. Lovely dress and carousel. Love the chest of drawers, too. Checking out Nice at Etsy now...

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  22. The colors of that dress are so beautiful... perfect for spring and summer. And it totally goes with your little carousel.

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  23. That's a cool dress!

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  24. These are perfectly dreamy and I adore the candy colours in your pictures! Ahh, it satisfies the sweet tooth in me:)

    xx

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  25. Oh darling …..something about the lighting of these pictures just makes me smile…and the vintage dress is to dye for! And the hair I think I always complement you on your hair but how can I not right?

    Have a brilliant evening♥

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  26. Your pictures are lovely! I'm a huge fan of photography and art and this is just lovely and delicate.

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  27. Your pictures are lovely! I'm a huge fan of photography and art and this is just lovely and delicate.

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  28. the photos are really nice with this chic vibe..I also like your dress

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  29. I love your beautiful pictures...
    And the dress:-)

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  30. Cotton candy indeed. Your post is very delicious, as always. I just love popping into your pastel world.

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  31. Lovely colours! I also love your nail varnish - what is that little beauty that you are wearing?

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  32. You always take the most breathtaking, whimsical photos, so beautiful. I have a carousel exactly like that from when I was a little rugrat :)

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  33. Oh, these photos are just DIVINE!

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  34. beautiful images honey,
    love that carousel xxx

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  35. You look fab, lady! :)
    Xx

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  36. I'd love to have that kind of carousel!! Musical if it's possible :)

    Lovely photos, you're beautiful


    My belly is ok, thank you!!!

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  37. Ah, your dress is so pretty and it has the allure of a gone-by-era. The carousel is quite striking too. They do marry well. Excellent post, my lovely!;-)
    xoxo

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  38. You look great as always! And I love your piece of furniture! How gorgeous is that?

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  39. beautiful pictures, love the dress! the new length makes a modern twist on a classic dress :)
    vicki xo

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  40. incredible pictures! the dress and the carousel are both so dreamy!

    xxjess

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  41. Beautiful dress and love the carousel! :)

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  42. That is such a lovely dress! I think having a dressmaker on standby for alterations is a total essential.

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  43. Your dress is gorgeous, but I totally want the carousel!! lol.

    Your home is beautiful too, I assume you take your photos in your home :)

    Hope you are having a fabulous week.

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  44. wow, that carousel is absolutely stunning, i wish that i could find things as lovely as that at car boots and such! also, your outfit is so beautiful, i love all the pretty candy colours ♥♥♥

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  45. swift reverie - it's miami peach by chanel

    valentine - it is musical!

    one crafty fox - thank you, yes these were taken in my bedroom

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  46. That is a gorgeous dress! I love the cream colored tights too!

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  47. Beautiful dress! It suits you so well and the shape is gorgeous. Love your carousel as well... I used to have a musical one like that as a child and I wish I still had it.

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  48. darling you are so beautiful. That fringe is so fierce.

    The dress is beautiful and I want a carousel like that. You always manage to find gems.

    Dena x

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  49. Oh! Those are such enchanting photos! You (and the carousel) are lovely!
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  50. the pleats on your dress look so sweet. :)

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  51. Love your dress and what a great carousel

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  52. I had a carousel like that when I was kid :) your hair is amazingly long!

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  53. What a beautiful carousel. So so pretty and I love the detailing and colours. Your dress is perfect too.

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  54. I love love love your new vintage dress! I remember your post when you got it and have been waiting to see it on! This precious little carousel is just darling but your photography just adds that much more...

    :-) xoxo bardot in blue

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  55. Beautiful photos! And I love the carousel :)
    You really have an amazing blog!

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  56. the way you edited these photos is gorgeous.

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  57. I LOVE THE DRESS!! :0
    Its so pretty :D

    I tagged you on my blog btw :)

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  58. those pictures are lovely! :)

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  59. The dress and the carousel are both really adorable :)

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  60. first time at your blog and im loving it :)
    you have a wonderful taste in vintage fashion :)
    im following love !

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  61. I love your perfectly straight bangs. The stripes go in really well with the fairground theme, and I have no idea why! Love this whole series of photos.

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  62. That carousel is darling! Love the sweet colors! It goes perfectly with your lovely dress!

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  63. Your photos are just beautiful. Carousels remind me so much of childhood. They has such nostalgia attached to them.

    Also, they remind me of Paris, which I have never even beeen to!

    x Vanessa

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  64. Oh Yeah you got the dress back!! Oh it looks lovely. The carousel is so cute! Wear it well! =)

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  65. I love this, that dress is s pretty! x

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  66. I really love the colors in the picture where you're holding the carousel in your hands, they are so inspiring!

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  67. Lovelly photographs! I like that you have a theme going on when you put up a post. It's very inspiring. :)

    http://dressupforme.wordpress.com/

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  68. That carousel reminds me of the one I've had since I was a kid! This post has me wanting to go dig around and try to find it.

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