Wednesday, September 7, 2011

'By Invitation Only' - Symphony...

Hello friends. Due to a hectic (but fun!) recent few weeks I haven't posted much since we made the leap from the bottom to the top of the world. That said, today I am proud to announce my participation in an international & exclusive group of blogettes that will post monthly under the label 'By Invitation Only'.
The lovely Marsha Harris of 'Splendarosa' - founder of 'By Invitation Only' - will set a theme for each post, and this month we draw our inspiration from this wonderful piece of writing by William Henry Channing (1810-1884)..























1. lzpartitime, 2. Sarah Klassen, 3. Spanish Riding School, 4. La Bella Vida, 5.Kristin who Lusts,
6. Sunday in Bed, 7/19. unknown, 8. Let's Cross the Universe, 9. From the Bottom of the Ironing Basket,
10. Pretty Stuff, 11/17. Splendid Willow, 12. Lou Boos and Shoes, 13. Patagonia Gifts, 14/15. Pinterest,
16. Kiss the Frog, 18. Life of Polarn Per, 20. Erin Farley, 21. Sunday in Bed, 22. Feel these Bones.

Keep it simple. Keep it real. Enjoy it while it lasts.

 

Before I go; 'Happy September' to you all! This is one of my favourite months of the year here in Sweden and I'll be back soon with yummy Autumnal inspiration..

22 comments:

Jacqueline @ HOME said...

Beautifully done Charlotta. I love your images to illustrate the words of Channing. I am one of the 'By Invitation Only' gang and am proud to belong alongside of you. XXXX

Catherine Robinson said...

Lovely post, Charlotte...beautiful images...I love the last quote, so true.
It's great to meet you via the brilliant Marsha and her fabulous 'blogging venture' :)
Catherine
xx

Dustjacket Attic said...

Oh great job Charlotta, loving that multi-tasking in the bath!

Have a beautiful day,
xxx

desde my ventana said...

Hello Charlotte,
What a great post, so wonderful and beautiful images to illustrate the quote of inspiration.
Waiting for your new automn post

HUgs

Cecilia

christina @greige and my sparrow said...

Hey sweetie!

I am so glad to see you here! Beautiful images.

Best,
Christina

Ann said...

Charlotta-
I so agree with the little things in life ultimately being the big things!

I cannot imagine the time it took for your move from Aussie land to Sweden! I mean how do you possibly do that? Sell everything and start fresh or ship by boat for months?

Looking forward to your Autumn photos!
P.S. Don't you miss Catherine (Shiny Pebble?)

blue fruit said...

An astonishingly beautiful and thoughtful post. Much in there which is food for thought.

Mona Thompson Providence Ltd. said...

What a lovely post...I thoroughly enjoyed it. My last for the evening because I am worn out. This was the perfect reminder of life as it should be. A wonderful interpretation of thought provoking words by Channing.XO Mona

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVELY images!

vicki archer said...

A beautiful interpretation Charlotta.....xv

Marina Saclley @ Iced VoVo's said...

Lovely images Charlotta ... I especially like the "work hard & be nice to people" sign, with all the shoes below. I always say that to my girls ...

Hope your move went well from Sydney to Sweden ( I was thinking of you, as I know what its like to do such a big move!)
Happy September.
xx

VMcreation-fashion-studio-atelier said...

Life is so Beautiful;-)*Isn't it?!

Absolutely great post:-)))*

Hugs from amsterdam,

***Violetta***

Sherry Fauscett said...

I think this my be my favorite post ever! I ambsolutely love it. The quotes were beautiful and all the images moving. I especially liked the Grampa in the sleigh with his grandkids. Bravo!!!

Janie said...

Absolutely breath taking and inspiring!

The JOY of Life!

Anci said...

Åh tack för att du visar så många underbara bilder och en vacker text ! Jag blir glad av dem !! Speciellt fallskärmshoppet eftersom jag gjorde det själv nyligen :)

Kramar
Anci

Casa Très Chic said...

Charlotta,
that dinner table in the middle of a lake is fabulous, like a dream.
Your images are the perfect translation of Channing words, great post.
Big hugs to you!
Tereza

LPC said...

Hello! And Sweden is one of my absolute most favorite places. I spent a week on the archipelago last summer and enjoyed the raptures of a northern maritime. So nice to meet you, so nice to see your images here.

Josefine Laul said...

This was a lovely way to start my day, thank you!

LaPouyette said...

Very good interpretation with wonderful images!

Yes, the 'little' things give most pleasure!

Greetings to Sweden from the Périgord,
Karin

By the way - nice to meet you via the blog party

Splenderosa said...

Charlotta, I'm still in Alaska (internet is spotty), and am so tardy making my comments. This post is the ultimate YOU. So perfect, so appropriate, so full of love. Thank you with all of my heart for taking time to post with us. Totally awesome, ladybug....xx's

tinajo said...

Lovely and vivid pics! :-)

Charlotta Ward said...

Thank you everyone to visited and who participated, and most of all a big big hug and thank you to Marsha for initiating 'By Invitation Only'. We look forward to the next post theme.

Big hugs to all

xx Charlotta

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