Saturday, June 23, 2012

Place Royale

The Place des Vosges originally known as the "Place Royale" is the oldest planned square in Paris and is located in the Marais historic district (as mentioned in my previous post.) Cardinal de Richelieu; Roman Catholic cardinal and French statesmen, was resident here until his death in 1642.


East side of Place des Vosges. Remember those curly lamposts from the stroll down Rue des Francs-Bourgeois?  Aaaah, I love old fashioned lamposts! Don't you?

Pavillon de Reine at the north side. Renaissance ensemble built by King Henry IV in the early 17th century. Isn't it exquisite?!!

I hope you enjoyed my daydream tour for this weekend! Now off to create more designs and collectibles for my ebay shoppe...




MOM said...


Angelsdoor * Penny said...

What a beautiful day dream!
Enjoy your creating today.
Thank you so much for your kind words about Bebe in London.. She is off on another adventure.. We would love to have you join the fun when you take a break.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

KERRI DEAREST!!! Oh, the fun in Paris is still going strong here!!! HEY, I so encourage you to take some French classes! I taught myself at the age of 34 then went on for 17 years to get all my degrees and licenses to teach IN FRENCH. I taught fourth grade and ALL SUBJECTS in French. You can do it but it requires a lot of listening and imitation. GO FOR IT!!!! Anita

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Kerri,

Hope you are doing fine in your own royal square. Just did admire your excellent Shih Tzu painting on eBay, the ones you sold. That is incredible, also your roses are so lovely done.
Daydreaming about those old French buildings with their history and culture is a great thing to do. I've been there a few times but since we live on this side of the ocean, it will be harder to realize.
Sending love to you and enjoy your summer.

Red Rose Alley said...

Yes, I love old fashioned lamp posts too. They are very historic to me. What a lovely place for the Cardinal to live the remainder of his life in.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Kerri,
Wonderful adventure and I love your pics and the history. I would love to visit one day and we plan to hopefully.
Thank you for the email you sent in a forward. Your kind words meant more then I can say. Just trying here to get back to life without my Miss Beazy. My studio will never be the same.

Have a wonderful Tuesday and blessings always.
Hugs, CMD

romance-of-roses said...

Yes, yes did enjoy this interesting trip. My husband liked the lamposts. Saw shih tzu puppies on Pinterest and thought of you. Hugs, Lu