Sunday, October 31, 2010
while i am still thinking about chandeliers
i came across this picture...
which led me to reading about this beautiful
Baroque Palace in Latvia Rundale...
Summer Residence of the Duke of Courland, ERNST JOHANN BIRON
Built: 1736-1740, 1763-1768 Architect: Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli
Rundāle Palace is one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. It was built between 1736 and 1740 as a summer residence of Duke Ernst Johann of Courland.The Duchy of Courland-Semigallia, a vassal state of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, was founded in 1561 and it existed until 1795.In 1737 Ernst Johann Biron, a landlord in Courland and favorite of the Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna, became the Duke of Courland-Semigallia
Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli designed Rundāle Palace and supervised construction work...
in this gorgeous ball room opera's are preformed...
wow what it would be like to attend one...
with my desire to travel the world, i will keep
this beautiful Palace in my
keep sake of wonderful places to visit...
Friday, October 29, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010
this is the farm table in my kitchen where
i serve the food...
the bar, specimen jars, and creepy
in my back yard i hung black and silver sheets for
a back drop, and plenty of lanterns
scattered around the yard...
i covered all of my furniture with white sheets
and put up plenty of spider webs
for a creepy look...
these are my lights we hung and they
looked just amazing!
ahhh my Oreo cake!
i just love the specimen jars
and potion bottles!!
what a fun night!!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
today is my zombie pumpkin carving party!!!
i am so excited to see my
family and friends.
the house and yard looks so good and creepy!!!
i am so thankful to have had my
major party planner with me.... timo.
here are some creepy pictures i found
just some inspiration...
my party pictures will follow
in the next couple of days...
i hope my camera will capture the whole creepy enchanted
feeling my house has.
Monday, October 25, 2010
last year i made
and it was so good i am making it this year as well!
thank you martha stewart for the picture
- 5 lady apples
- 1 bunch (about 8 ounces) green seedless grapes
- 1 bunch (about 8 ounces) red seedless grapes
- 2 bottles dry white wine, chilled
- 2 cups sparkling apple cider, chilled
- 6 tablespoons poire William (pear-flavored eau-de-vie)
- Put apples and grapes into an ice-filled punch bowl. Pour in wine, cider, and poire William. Gently stir.
Read more at Marthastewart.com: Swamp Sangria - Martha Stewart Recipes