InspirationMay 15, 2013

The Lost Paris Apartment

First of all, thank you so much for all your amazing comments, e-mails and tweets about my little post yesterday. It’s so wonderful to know I made someone feel less alone, and can’t tell you how amazing it is for ME to realize how not alone I am! Cheers to all of you.
On another note, have you guys seen this story about an apartment in Paris that was just discovered (unopened) since WWII??? It’s AMAZING and I would give anything to have been the one to find it and go through everything. Especially since they found a $3 million painting inside by Giovanni Boldini!  Turns out the grandmother of the apartment owner was Boldini’s muse and was a much adored actress during Belle Epoque.  Also found amongst the cobwebs, art and antiques were stacks of love letters to her tied up with ribbon. Can you even imagine?

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I can only imagine that this stuffed ostrich came from Deyrolle– one of the most amazing places I’ve ever been.

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Look at the old Mickey!

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The painting that was discovered. Gorgeous.

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And speaking of Paris apartments, the next time I go (which I hope will be soon) I am thinking of renting one through Haven in Paris. Look at this delightful space on the Champs Elysee!!! I die. DIE.

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