Saturday, 29 January 2011

For Trish of Trouvais....

...who is not only

a lover of old linen....

and old textiles,

an appreciator of authentic antiques...

 Images by - post:  'More finds'  February 25, 2010

...and their history,

with a brilliant eye for what is inspiring,

Images by - posts: 'Dangerous liasons'  July 9, 2009

and creating a blog....

....which is  -  simply good !

Images by - posts: 'Carolyne Quartermaine'  April 1, 2010

Image by - post 'Rosy Garden' May 2, 2010

A passionate gardener who doesn't mind hard work with wheel barrows,
and getting her hands dirty with soil....

...she is also very generously helpful.

Thank YOU Trish for your beautiful posts!

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Spring 1563
Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas, Artes de San Fernando, Madrid

Bon Weekend  -  Karin

Fourth image from top by COTE SUD, 1992
Last images from ARCIMBOLDO, Benedikt Taschen Verlag Gmbh


Sorry, I have still not managed to create links!


  1. Cheers... tipping my glass to Trish!

  2. Karin...thank you! What a wonderful surprise. Your gorgeous "drap" is the "cherry on top" of all my old linens. The huge initials are amazing! Thank you for allowing me to peak inside your garden, home, and linen closet all these months. Can hardly wait to see your peony show in the Spring! XOXO Trish

  3. A lovely, reciprocal post of thanks. I'm a fan of Trouvais as well.

  4. What a lovely post to Trish love her blog as well. That last painting/image is amazing!

    Happy Sunday!

  5. Karin,..thank you very much for this lovely tribute to our dear friend Trish.She is truly deserving of all and more, so inspiring and a must follow blog and read..X Colette~ Afrique du Sud

  6. I raise my glass to both of you and wish we were all together to enjoy. i have loved every post Trish has ever published and look forward to the same with you. cheers!

  7. Trish has about the best blog and the best taste around - there is no doubt about that. It's lovely to see how much pleasure you two have sharing your passion for beautiful textiles and of course gardens.