Thursday, February 16, 2012


I love the film (Clip above); I love how the word sounds and the patterns it makes with your lips as you say it and I love what it means - a talent for making fortunate discoveries whilst in search of something else.  I think we could all say that there have been serendipitous moments in our lives from time to time; I know I can think of quite a few, including a very recent one.

A few days ago I was browsing in Wimbledon Village and made my way into a lovely shop called 'Two Sisters' on Church Road.

 It's a real treasure trove of beautiful things, china, glass, gifts, linens and ornate bits and pieces of wire made into things that you never knew you wanted but suddenly can't live without them! It feels very 'shabby, chic French', so right up my design street.  Anyway, as I was browsing I came across this beautiful piece of 'art':
It is a truly exquisite piece of metal work, with a romantic vignette inside it that had me mentally placing it in my living room - until I saw the price - a dream it will have to stay.  So where's the serendipity I hear you ask?  Well, less than 24 hours later I was reading a favourite blog of mine when I happened to catch sight of the above piece of art and a name to go with it!  Coincidence?  I don't think so..Serendipity.  These beautiful creations are made in Avignon by Pascal Palun and sold in her shop Vox Populi in the same town.  It was no surprise for me to read that her creations are used by many shops including one of my own favourite Stores Anthropologie to create and add charm and intrigue to their boutiques.  Here is a glimpse into Pascal's world and some of her other stunning creations.

Photos by Milan photography company 'Living Inside'

Aren't they just gorgeous?  What do you think?


  1. The feel internet is one enormous serendipity event - search for a simple fact and you end up reading something more interesting, you must see that with your intense research

  2. Who needs fate when we can have something as romantic as serendipity!

  3. Gorgeous vignettes! X

  4. My favourite film too!!! Love it. So heartwarming