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:

cassiopeia said...

I would love to have a carousel like that :D

mlle.A said...

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

Asta said...

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

Winnie said...

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!

Valerie said...

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

xo
Valerie

janettaylor said...

This is adorable!

Clau! said...

Beautiful Pictures ;)

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WendyB said...

Like a fairy tale!

claresiobhanpr said...

Love the little carousel and the dress is so pretty!

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


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Lykkesaurus said...

You pretty pastel, you. So pretty.

Luana said...

Absolutely beautiful, dear!

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

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

Jen said...

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

MargieF said...

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

S.Elisabeth said...

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

MaNAa said...

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

Helen said...

that dress looks so beautiful on you

thegoodgirlgoneblog.com said...

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

Dotti said...

Indeed, as sweet as candy, dearest Paula!

Poppies and Sunshine said...

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

Tamara Nicole said...

Lovin the vintage feel of this:-)

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

cait harri said...

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

Charlotte Elise Jay said...

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

Style, She Wrote said...

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

Sarah @ Pandora's Box said...

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

t said...

That's a cool dress!

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Sher said...

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

xx

DIANA DYE said...

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♥

M. N. Navarro said...

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

M. N. Navarro said...

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

Lenka James said...

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

rino said...

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

Susu Paris Chic said...

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

swiftreverie said...

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

jess said...

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

Leia said...

Oh, these photos are just DIVINE!

vint junky said...

beautiful images honey,
love that carousel xxx

CC said...

You look fab, lady! :)
Xx

*Valentine* said...

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

Lovely photos, you're beautiful


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Fashion, Art and other fancies said...

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

Abbey said...

awww so nostalgic!

Maria Ana said...

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

Vicki said...

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

StuddedLilly said...

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

xxjess

Audrey Allure said...

Beautiful dress and love the carousel! :)

Harriet said...

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

OneCraftyFox said...

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.

suzannah said...

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 ♥♥♥

PinkBow said...

swift reverie - it's miami peach by chanel

valentine - it is musical!

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

Tights Lover said...

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

Haute World said...

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.

beingdena said...

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

emma wallace said...

Oh! Those are such enchanting photos! You (and the carousel) are lovely!
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katrina said...

the pleats on your dress look so sweet. :)

Style Eyes said...

Love your dress and what a great carousel

MadameDollface said...

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

Imogen said...

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

Bardot in Blue said...

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

Emilie said...

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

veronika, tick tock vintage. said...

the way you edited these photos is gorgeous.

LanguageTimothy said...

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

I tagged you on my blog btw :)

lumikha said...

those pictures are lovely! :)

Pink Blog Girl said...

The dress and the carousel are both really adorable :)

michelle_ said...

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

kristina / prettyshinysparkly.com said...

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.

A Whimsical Girl Named Debbie said...

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

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Vanessa said...

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

Melanie's Randomness said...

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

vintagereflection said...

I love this, that dress is s pretty! x

Georgia said...

aww, such a cute post! x

Lisa Andréa said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

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Miss Taralee said...

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.