Mellow Monday: Winter Wonderland in France

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

Winter Wonderland in France

 

Chateau de Pierrefonds, France

Via Pinterest

 

Château de Pierrefonds

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Mellow Monday: Falling for France

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

Autumn in France

 

France is such a beautiful place to be in during the autumn.

 

Fall in Lyon, France

Via Jeke’s Photos@Flickr

 

Having lived in sunny SoCal for the most part, I’ve never been able to see fall scenery like this. But the colors of the leaves are absolutely stunning!

 

Fall in Grenoble, France

Via Michele*mp@Flickr

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Mellow Monday: The French Country Rooster

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

The French Country Rooster

Vintage French Country Rooster Wall Plaque

Via Pinterest

The rooster is such a significant element of French Country decor, because of its history with France and its importance to the countryside.

You can learn more about the rooster’s significance here, but this time we’ll mostly be looking at French Country decor with the rooster!

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Mellow Monday: The Style That Took Paris By Storm

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

Art Nouveau with Alphonse Mucha

Back in the early 1900s, Alphonse Mucha became the talk of Paris for his contemporary and refreshing art style, which they dubbed “Art Nouveau”. There’s more on him here, but I’d just like to show you some of the highlights of his works.

 

His advertisement for the legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt, Gismonda, launched him to fame overnight. Some collectors desired this print so much, they would sneak out at night to cut it down from the billboards!

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