Today I just feel like plopping into this pool and float for a while. Then I'd make a point of leaving my wet footsteps on the kitchen floor. Finally, I'd take a nap on that cool bed. Am a bit tired, you guessed.
BTW it's in Formentera, Spain. All images from here.
Good Monday morning, my friends. To start the week let's go off to Marbella, in Spain. This classic style house, surrounded by olive trees, has privileged views of both the mountains and The Mediterranean Sea.
I'd like to thank you all for your lovely comments. I always look forward to reading them and I love visiting your blogs. Hope you enjoyed today's tour. See you tomorrow. All images from here.
TheChâteau d’Ansouis has been standing for over a thousandyears, overlooking the villageof Ansouisand the Valley oftheAigues, in France. The historyof the castle ismarkedat the beginning of the XIIIcenturybyElzearde Sabranand his wifeDauphine - or Delphine.Their wealth did not stop them from devoting their lives to God andhelping the poor.Elzearwascanonized in1369andDauphine was beatified.Since then,every yearin September,aprocessioncelebrates themystical loveand the loveof the humbletheyincarnate.
Gérard and Frédérique Rousset-Rouvière acquired Château d’Ansouis in January 2008 and appointed designer Jean-JacquesBourgeois to renovate its interiors.
These photographs show the Château, ready for Christmas.
Beautiful stone stairs.
Under a large chestnut tree, the terrace overlooks a boxwood garden.
To continue with tradition, on Christmas eve, before midnight mass, a light meatless meal is served in the kitchen. The table is set on three layers of white tablecloths,which are successivelyremoved during the meal,and adorned withthree largewhite candlesrepresentingthe Trinity.
A variety ofthirteen desserts are served, in remembranceof the Last Supper, Jesussurrounded by histwelve apostles.
This eighteenth century Provencal cupboard maintains itsoriginalgreen patina.
This 18th century piece of furniture is called a "love letter" and was made for just that: love letter writing. It also served as fireplace screen.
Welcome to Inspiring Interiors! I'm Kifus and here you will find hundreds of house tours to inspire you. I enjoy looking at every detail in each photo. Sometimes I can copy an idea. Sometimes I just have to dream. I try to include every style. I hope they inspire you as much as they have inspired me.