Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Paris Reds...

Yellow Bird Admires A Chocolate, watercolor, 9" x 11 1/2"
February is the "RED" month, the month of Valentines Day - to keep us distracted from the cold wintry gloom?

Paris reds always strike me as strong and forceful - there are plenty of true reds where ever you look.


Paris isn't afraid of red!


This strawberry tarte aux fraises is loaded with true Paris reds.

Plus just a touch of pale green to give it that zing!


Comptoir de la Famille, is a wonderful chain of old fashioned styled kitchen and home shops. You can always find plenty of reds to cheer you up here. Their logo is true red!


I loved this whimsical red mural painted for no special reason on a low Paris wall...

Why don't you put something RED on today?

Et merci Marie-Noelle for all la vie en rouge!

11 comments:

  1. I love it when I see graffiti art done in a pleasing way.

    Hmmm, maybe red lipstick tomorrow? I don't think I wear enough red...and what better time to do it?

    PS You can expect my New Years Eve in Paris post on thursday ;D

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  2. Marie-Noëlle4:11 AM

    I love your last 3 entries!
    and I love your two birdies!
    Chocolate in red for me
    are from... Italy !
    Ferrero's "Mon Chéri"

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  3. I love your RED posts. So very Parisian chic

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  4. Have recently discovered your blog ... oh what a beautiful evocative thing!
    S

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  5. I love to wear red! And I'm all torn up over that 'Comptoir' place! Thanks :)

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  6. loveitaly8:44 AM

    I'm likin' those little Comptoire la Famille cups...love red!

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  7. Anonymous9:42 AM

    I LOVE and want some of those Red and white cups and saucers..In fact the whole set of dishes would be nice. ;-) They are perfect! As is your painting. And I am wearing my nice warm RED robe while reading this. Will that do? ;-)

    Cris

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  8. You can paint Paris Red, or in any color as long as it has your paintbrush and style labled to it!

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  9. That strawberry tart is calling my name...I love red!

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  10. Rediscovered your blog - it is SO lovely!!! I'll be back!

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  11. Beautiful!

    My favorite color.

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