The art of the paper cut…..

The art of the paper cut…..

A really different use of materials for a beach house….

A really different use of materials for a beach house….

 

Other recent thoughts….


Glamour :: origin early 18th c…meaning ‘enchantment, magic’…Derived from latin ‘grammatical’ meaning ‘scholarship, learning’...
 
 
It's Good Food Month in November in Melbourne. A delicious program celebrating the wonderful variety of fresh foods & cooking styles that we are so fortunate to have. For details & information about other Glamorous Happenings, go here.  

It's Good Food Month in November in Melbourne. A delicious program celebrating the wonderful variety of fresh foods & cooking styles that we are so fortunate to have. For details & information about other Glamorous Happenings, go here.

 

 

 
 

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

"november" : from the LATIN "NOVEM" (NINE)
because it was originally the NINTH month of the year,
before Jan & Feb were added by the Romans,
pushing NOVEMBER along to 11TH spot….

 

The birth flower for November is the Chrysanthemum.

And the birthstones are Topaz + Citrine.


If you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas decorating this year, have a look at these 12 suggestions….

If you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas decorating this year, have a look at these 12 suggestions….

The history of Birthstones - discover yours. 

The history of Birthstones - discover yours. 

 

From the archives….a small selection of glamorous favourites….:

NEW TO GLAMOUR DROPS? START HERE :: What is the definition of a Glamorous Interior?

NEW TO GLAMOUR DROPS? START HERE :: What is the definition of a Glamorous Interior?

 
 
Would you care for a little sparkling, perhaps?

Would you care for a little sparkling, perhaps?

 
Using household ingredients, you can make your diamonds sparkle...

Using household ingredients, you can make your diamonds sparkle...

 
 
 
How to throw a 1920s cocktail party...

How to throw a 1920s cocktail party...

 
Glamour…is a kind of vessel into which dreams are poured…
— Arthur Miller
 
BAKING :: Rose Petal Cheesecake….

BAKING :: Rose Petal Cheesecake….

 
BAKING :: Espresso chocolate cakes...

BAKING :: Espresso chocolate cakes...

Do you panic when setting the table for dinner guests? Follow these simple rules to simplify the process.

Do you panic when setting the table for dinner guests? Follow these simple rules to simplify the process.

 
The glamorosity of simplicity….

The glamorosity of simplicity….

 
 
RESCUE ME PLEASE :: I'm Spanish Mission...

RESCUE ME PLEASE :: I'm Spanish Mission...

 
A beautiful woman can turn heads but real glamour has a deeper pull…
— Arthur Miller
Would you Love to Live Here?

Would you Love to Live Here?

 
5 steps to creating a glamorous bedroom….

5 steps to creating a glamorous bedroom….

Instructions on How to Espalier fruit trees…it's actually very easy….

Instructions on How to Espalier fruit trees…it's actually very easy….


Glamour is the power to rearrange people’s emotions, which, in effect, is the power to control one’s environment.
— Arthur Miller
 
A glamorous dinner party menu for 8...

A glamorous dinner party menu for 8...