Monday, December 1, 2014

Happy December!

Hello Lovelies!

I hope you had a blessed week and nice family celebration during this Thanksgiving week (at least for those of you in the US).  Now it's time to start preparing for a lovely holiday season and getting ready for more joyful times with family and friends!

As for me I'm going to be short and sweet this week, because I'm swamped with custom orders, sales, packing and last minute freelance work.  Also, I'm really excited about my recent collaboration with large retailer ....  I cannot wait to reveal!  This is will be a lovely surprise just before the New Year!
my commission for a lovely client packed and ready to be shipped
Getting away this holiday season?  Next year I would like to return to Paris and spend a week in Provence ( but I will have to wait till June so see the beautiful  lavender season :) so in the mean time...
Paris in bloom from my trip this year
- little sparkles from Tiffany's for Christmas ... in my "Santa's list".... a girl can dream  - N'est-ce pas?
New Tiffany's store in Manhattan 
- it never hurts to dream about a far away destination or shopping on 5th Avenue in NYC
New Custom Illustration for client I completed last week
.... What is your dream destination? Share with me.... and for now my favorite quote:
" Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks" - Plutarch.
I hope you can see my story from my paintings... my dreams, and my inspiration... so go ahead dream up your next vacation, and make it happen! - xx, Lana

26 comments:

  1. Oh I love that Paris & Lavender image up there! So glad to hear that you're swamped with custom work. That's great news. I like your Tiffany's illustration! =0) Yes, a girl can definitely dream!
    Have a wonderful week, Lana!

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    1. Thank you Kim! I love lavender color, it is so stimulating! I try to using it often in my work and I think this year it was most popular color :) Have a beautiful week as well!

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  2. What a wonderful quote!
    My dream destination is Denmark.

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    1. I hope your dream will come try soon! Denmark is a beautiful place to visit! I was only once in Nordic Country, but I would be happy to visit it again! So much to see and so little time:(

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  3. How cool is that wrapping paper! Love it! Well done
    x
    Mieke

    New post: http://nancy-mulhouse.blogspot.be/

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  4. Love the Eiffel tower packaging, great idea!

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    1. Thank you and it was just random thoughts, but turned a cute idea!

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  5. Hi Lana! Great to hear from you again. I agree with Marieken,
    that Eiffel Tower packaging is so sweet. Love it :)
    Congratulations on your custom orders and freelance work! I'm really happy
    for you and can't wait to hear your exciting news :)
    LOVE the Tiffany's art work!

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    1. Thank you Duni! I love to see your new items in the PeridotbyDuni store! and your photos of placement and towels are so sweet!!!! I need to take a lesson on how to take a pictures from you :)

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  6. The Eiffel Tower wrapping paper is cute! It's very you. :-)

    My dream destination would be to go back to Paris, but I'd settle for anywhere in Europe. We might be going to Iceland with my sister next year!

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    1. Paige, this is exiting plan - Iceland! I hope your dream will come true and I'm looking forward to see it in your blog!

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  7. Your packaging is so sweet!
    I was lucky enough to spend 5 weeks in Province several years ago. Part of my extended family used to live in Aix-en-Province and I stayed with them. I'm kind of jealous of Paige - we definitely want to visit Iceland, too! Also, my husband is also currently on some kick where he wants to move to Australia. As for actual travel plans - we're heading to Florida at the end of the month!

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    1. Oh, how lovely! I bet you husband missed Miami :) - so, welcome to Florida! Thank you for sharing your plans with me!... sometimes I think about Australia as well....

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  8. Lovely post, and lovely pictures, thanks for sharing! <3

    I have a new outfit post over on my blog, I would love to know your thoughts:

    http://electricsunrise.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

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  9. Dream destination - so many. I told my husband that we each get to pick 5 places because we know at our age that we won't get to see the entire world. So far I have Spain, Italy and Portugal. I am holding out for my other 2. I would like to see Paris with my husband, but that has to be on his list because I have been there and want my 5 to be new spots.

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    1. That is a great idea !... and I wish you so much fun with all your wanderlust destinations!!!!

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  10. Your artwork is so fabulous!! I just love it!
    Mary Alice

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  11. What absolutely stunning artwork! I am so impressed by the talent! That Tiffany's picture is just spectacular! Your Paris wrapping is so cool!

    Rebecca
    www.winnipegstyle.ca

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    1. Thank you for your visit and kind comment. I 'll visit you soon! Happy weekend Rebecca!

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  12. Dream destination? New York maybe...but in few days I'm going to Paris for the Christmas holidays. Very inventive creations and inspiring post!
    Thanks for your visit!
    Olympia

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    1. I wish I can accompany you to Paris Christmas shopping tour :) but I think New York can be as same beautiful with all this Christmas lights and Holiday spirit! Have fun during this Christmas Holiday! Many best wishes dear Olympia!!!

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  13. It is wonderful that you have so many orders to fill! You have great things to look forward to in 2015.
    The Provence is beautiful! Don't forget to visit Marseille if you happen to have a day extra. It is not like Paris at all, but maybe even more interesting ;)

    (I don't know what happened, I think I accidentally responded to a different blog entry, even though I meant to respond to this one all along. I am not sure why it changed, sorry for the double post.)

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    1. I see only one post here, so must be some sort of bloggers mistake ..... but I'm in the process to redesign my blog, so maybe it was a problem:(
      Thank you for your Marseille suggestion, it is in my list of things to visit next year! I'm exited to see what 2015 will be bring to me and everyone from our blog's circle of friends!!!!!

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  14. Awesome photos!

    Mel
    http://girlandthepolkadot.blogspot.com/

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