Katy Elliott

A daily design journal about new england life, home decorating resources, and renovating a 257-year-old house in Marblehead, MA.

Patchwork Landscape In Provence

Posted on | May 24, 2012 | 15 Comments

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I was hesitant about being pregnant and traveling abroad. I had been sick for the first 14 weeks and at the time of booking our trip I was barely eating anything more then soda crackers. My practical self told me I shouldn’t be wasting money when I had massive house renovation to deal with. With a long list of excuses I decided to book the trip anyway. France turned out to be a celebration of our life together and an experience we will remember for the rest of our lives. We are already planning a trip with baby (hopefully) for next May.

Greg and I loved France and Provence especially. The beautiful scenery and country roads captured us. Our first Sunday in Provence we spent the morning wandering through the antique stores and weekly market in L’Isle sur la Sorgue. From there we drove east with the top down in our rented convertible taking in the sweet smells of spring. We got lost and this is what we found—ancient villages, rolling hills and vistas of patchwork green fields.

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Red Poppy Fields In Provence

Posted on | May 22, 2012 | 10 Comments

Red poppy fields dotted the landscape throughout Provence in early May. We spotted a field packed with red blooms on the D900 near Bonnieux; the field was so beautiful I couldn’t help myself but cry amazed by the beautiful display of color. Pregnancy hormones, maybe? The field was solid red and framed by a blue summer sky.

Throughout our week we spotted red poppies growing in cracks and dispersed in overgrown fields. From our apartment in Bonnieux we could see large red blocks of poppy fields out in the distance. So spectacular!







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