Sunday, July 05, 2009

easy does it

There is always something appealing about a home that has an "easy does it" sort of look. This lovely and easy on the eyes home belongs to this fine and patriotic gentleman. I am always impressed with the ease and the elegance of the life that this blogger is dedicated to living. When he is not creating an elegant dinner for company, or popping champagne with a saber, he is somehow concocting lively and sporty ensembles for a sultry Summer day. When he posted his cool "Manse" - somehow I could hardly resist in an "easy does it" sort of illustration. I am working on making things easier on me. Somehow there is something altogether elegant about just giving into an agreeable and easy life.
How about you, what are you doing to give yourself an "easy does it" Élan?

16 comments:

Simply Mel said...

Gorgeous illustration again! And thank you for the blog intro - lovely and elegant!

I've learned to just go with the flow - instead of worrying about accomplishing every item on my daily checklist, I just strive to complete at least a few of them and realize that taking a walk, preparing a special dinner, practicing my yoga or just reading is sometimes more important than cleaning out a closet or publishing another article.

The Townhouselady said...

What a beautiful painting.

I personally think bunting can make any house look spectacular.

Purple Flowers said...

I am enjoying your illustration of this lovely home.

I am constantly in a work of process when it comes to taking life as it comes to me-both sides. It's all for a reason, and I believe there are lessons in there to be learned.

50sgal said...

I just found your blog, lovely illustrations.

Pigtown-Design said...

What a gorgeous painting of Easy's beautiful home. I know it's something that he and Mrs. E. will treasure!

Hope your 4th was brilliant.

And I agree with the Townhouse Lady... I found a piece of bunting at a thrift shop last summer and gave it to my friends whose balcony overlooks the harbour for this year's 4th.

Jo said...

How lovley ~ a simple state is something I hope for and have not yet found.

Your illustrations are amazing. I need to ask you about a personal project one day soon if you're not too busy.

Jo

Sanity Fair said...

And I think your illustration is "easy does it" perfection!

Summer Wind said...

your artwork is gorgeous, I love everything I see!

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

I love that painting! beautiful!

xo

Frau said...

Great illustration! Working on an easy does it life! Not cry over spilled milk...so what kinda attitude. Life is too short to be perfect. Have a wonderful Monday!

Joyce said...

I love a big white porch- so inviting!! I enjoy and appreciate the small and big things in life. Even when life throws a curve ball there is a hidden treasure just waiting to be discovered wtih my name on it. Enjoy! xoxo

home before dark said...

I can see the corks being sabered on the balcony to the delight of the guests below. Lovingly drawn. I think it is important to have unplanned moments as well as feeling you are achieving some of your goals. Being a Libra, I need that balance. The freedom to stay in bed on Monday morning with a good book, or to be up a dawn pruning the garden. Have a terrific week.

Easy and Elegant Life said...

My goodness. It is a beaut Mrs. PvE. I hate to take the bunting down every year after the 4th. Now I'll have a wonderful reminder of just how much I love it.

Thank you.
Chris

pve design said...

Chris,
I love the bunting too and that was truly the inspiration for me to illustrate such a festive fourth of july home!
Sending it off this week -
pve

Cristin said...

great illustration and blog!!!

xo,
cristin

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

That illustration is georgeous! I am in love with his home.

"Easy does it"...explain this to me more? :-)