Art & Design

How to Glam Up Your Photos For Social Media Success in 5 Minutes for Free with Canva * Blog Finishing School

How to Glam Up Your Photos For Social Media Success in 5 Minutes for Free with Canva * Blog Finishing School

Glam Up Your Photos For Social Media Success   Success on Social Media depends on the quality of your content and the appeal of your visuals.  If you aren’t a professional graphic designer and photographer, there is now a free solution that bloggers everywhere are obsessed […]

Give a Fairy Flower Garden as an Elegant & Whimsical Gift That Won’t Wither Like a Bouquet

Give a Fairy Flower Garden as an Elegant & Whimsical Gift That Won’t Wither Like a Bouquet

Flower Fairy Garden Blooms for Spring   A Fairy flower garden, here with a perfect little bubble perched on some white petals.  Enchanted little blooms all arranged in special little pots, hand selected in her favorite colors and styles.     What could be a more […]

Prim & Proper Sotheby’s Auctions Off LAVISH PENIS TABLE & Shocking Erotic Art for First Time Ever!

Prim & Proper Sotheby’s Auctions Off LAVISH PENIS TABLE & Shocking Erotic Art for First Time Ever!

First Erotic Auction in 275 Year History   Sotheby’s, the reputable auction house known for selling off the wares of the rich and famous for nearly three hundred years, just held it’s first Erotic Art Sale.  An elaborate table decorated with lavish penis and breasts motifs […]

Fields of Sunflowers Will Make You Happy, Take a Look and Feel Better Instantly!

Fields of Sunflowers Will Make You Happy, Take a Look and Feel Better Instantly!

Mother Nature Smiles With Sunflowers   If you’re ever sad or down, looking at sunflowers can cheer you up and put you in a better mood right away! You don’t even have to have a sunflower in your hand, looking at a beautiful picture of […]

My Boss Complained About My Lavish Lifestyle, So I Gave Her Staff Photo A Luxury Make-Over

My Boss Complained About My Lavish Lifestyle, So I Gave Her Staff Photo A Luxury Make-Over

My Boss Complained About My Lavish Lifestyle   It isn’t anything new, really.  Jealousy, rearing it’s ugly head in the workplace.     “People throw rocks at things that shine,” as my girl Taylor Swift famously sang.  It’s true, and it can even come from […]

Autumn Chic:  The Prettiest Dresses for the Fall Season are Sparkling Sequin Gowns from British Designer Needle & Thread

Autumn Chic: The Prettiest Dresses for the Fall Season are Sparkling Sequin Gowns from British Designer Needle & Thread

Prettiest Dress for Spring & Summer   Sparkling with sequins and layered with delicate tulle, the prettiest dresses of the spring and summer season are from Needle & Thread!  With embroidered flowers, lace, and whimsical embellishments, these dresses sparkle from every angle and exude feminine […]

The Time I Was a Cover Model : Posing for a Famous Music Album in Exotic Bangladesh, Storytime with Emme

The Time I Was a Cover Model : Posing for a Famous Music Album in Exotic Bangladesh, Storytime with Emme

Model for a Famous Music Album in Exotic Bangladesh   Once upon a time long ago in an exotic faraway land, I served as the face of a love song.   From a shy party guest with unexpected paparazzi to a model posing on the cover of a […]

The Cutest Cat on the Internet Is Now Plush: Pusheen Gifts For Internet Meme & Kawaii Lovers

The Cutest Cat on the Internet Is Now Plush: Pusheen Gifts For Internet Meme & Kawaii Lovers

The Cutest Internet Cat Pusheen is Now Plush!   Pusheen is an adorable animated cat of epic internet proportions.  This comic kitty has now been memorialized into plush toy form, and the cuteness is nearly overwhelming!  Learn all about this sweet little kawaii cat and where […]

Glitter Booty Trend Gives You a Flawless Instagram Model Butt: Why and How to Try the Look!

Glitter Booty Trend Gives You a Flawless Instagram Model Butt: Why and How to Try the Look!

The New Glitter Booty Trend   There is a fabulous new trend taking the internet by storm, and it involves glitter, Instagram, and the booty.  This trifecta of viral delight combined recently after a collective of festival artists released photos of the Glitter Booty phenomenon, also known […]

Hannah Davis, new wife of Derek Jeter, Smolders Hot in 2016 Sports Illustrated : Swimsuit Edition!

Hannah Davis, new wife of Derek Jeter, Smolders Hot in 2016 Sports Illustrated : Swimsuit Edition!

Smoking Hot in Bikinis and One-Pieces   Hannah Davis, who in the summer of 2016 married Yankees baseball legend Derek Jeter, was among the gorgeous models to pose for the smoldering hot spread in Sports Illustrated : Swim this year.  Just before the 2017 magazine […]

Tom Hiddleston Thanks Gucci For Support in Making Him Absolutely Gorgeous on Red Carpet

Tom Hiddleston Thanks Gucci For Support in Making Him Absolutely Gorgeous on Red Carpet

British actor Tom Hiddleston tonight delighted Twitter by posting a thank you to business and fashion partner Gucci in a heartfelt tweet, accompanied by a jaw-dropping photograph of him wearing the brand and looking incredibly handsome.   A huge thank you to @gucci. I feel […]

The $28,000 Shark Bag by Hermès & Opulent Art Handbags and Designer Purses

The $28,000 Shark Bag by Hermès & Opulent Art Handbags and Designer Purses

Some purses have to be seen to be believed, like this Hermès vintage handbag with a shark design that weights in at a cool $28,000.  As Taylor Swift once declared, ‘Art is Valuable, So Art Should be Expensive,’ a rallying cry heralded by luxury purse […]

Let There Be Light in Meteora, Greece: Photographer Bill Peppas

Let There Be Light in Meteora, Greece: Photographer Bill Peppas

Photographer Bill Peppas takes sweeping and stunning landscape images that ignite the imagination and expand the soul with their reach.  You can view dozens of his masterful photographs on his 500px gallery, including the selected images below that were shot in Meteora, Greece and other […]

Bodies of Work: Volume 5 Showcases Stunning Human Physique and Artful Bodybuilding Images

Bodies of Work: Volume 5 Showcases Stunning Human Physique and Artful Bodybuilding Images

  Bodies of Work: Epic Figure Gallery   BodyBuilding.com has released it’s fifth edition of Bodies of Work, a photography exhibition that stuns with the physique modeling of professional athletes and bodybuilders.     Produced by Creative Director Brian Kahn with Photography by LHGFX, the […]

A Wistful Stare Across the Sea

A Wistful Stare Across the Sea

A Beautiful Moment by the Sea   Came across this beautiful moment of dusk and ocean on Instagram…     A photo posted by Barbara Egholm (@barbaraegholm) on Mar 26, 2016 at 10:09am PDT   Memories of Cyprus Seaside Sunsets   It reminded me of sitting […]

Ariana Grande & John Legend Sing Fairytale Magic to Life in Opulent New Beauty and the Beast Official Music Video

Ariana Grande & John Legend Sing Fairytale Magic to Life in Opulent New Beauty and the Beast Official Music Video

Beauty and the Beast Song Recreated   Disney has recreated the beloved animated movie Beauty and the Beast as a breathtaking live action film, and has just released the music video of the classic title song.  Ariana Grande and John Legend perform “Beauty and the Beast” […]

Beauty and the Beast 2017: Disney Magic Creates the Enchantment All Over Again in Just Released Movie Trailer!

Beauty and the Beast 2017: Disney Magic Creates the Enchantment All Over Again in Just Released Movie Trailer!

Beauty and the Beast Comes to Life   The newest film from the Disney princess franchise to be brought to life is the upcoming Beauty and the Beast Starring Emma Watson as Belle. Rendered in live action using real actors and animation combined, the movie reveals […]

Restoration Hardware’s Fall Catalog

Restoration Hardware’s Fall Catalog

Restoration Hardware Redesigns Fall Magazine   It’s Autumn, and one of the delights of the season is the day when the Restoration Hardware print catalog arrived…     Though a little late, the new catalog from Restoration Hardware was much anticipated.  Delayed two seasons until […]

Award-Winning Travel Photography Inspiration for a Remote and Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Award-Winning Travel Photography Inspiration for a Remote and Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Beautiful Travel Images for Summer Vacation Inspiration   Summer vacation is just around the corner, and Paper Duchesses had your inspiration for remote and unforgettable destinations.  Peruse these award-winning landscape travel images that showcase beautiful and lesser-trod locales.  Get inspiration for some breathtaking scenery, interesting experiences, […]

Pippa Middleton’s Enchanted Forest Reception Inside a Glass Palace: Decorator’s Sneak Peek Inside the Royal Society Wedding of the Season!

Pippa Middleton’s Enchanted Forest Reception Inside a Glass Palace: Decorator’s Sneak Peek Inside the Royal Society Wedding of the Season!

Pippa Middleton’s Enchanted Forest Wedding Reception   The first details have emerged from Pippa Middleton and James Matthews’ wedding reception, which featured a breathtaking Enchanted Forest theme and romantic English country wedding details.  With every detail a closely guarded secret, there was delight when a decorator posted […]

Pippa Middleton’s Charming Country Wedding Invitation is Actually a Reception Card Featuring Maidenhair Ferns

Pippa Middleton’s Charming Country Wedding Invitation is Actually a Reception Card Featuring Maidenhair Ferns

Pippa’s Charming Country Wedding Themed Invitations   Pippa Middleton’s charming country wedding invitations bely the glamorous fairytale celebrations she planned for her marriage to James Matthews.  With every detail a closely guarded secret, there was delight when a glamorous guest posted an Instagram image of Pippa’s wedding invitation. […]

Autumn Leaves Filtering the Light of a New England Afternoon in Photos

Autumn Leaves Filtering the Light of a New England Afternoon in Photos

Light In Autumn Filtered Through Fall Leaves   Light in Autumn takes on a special quality.  It seems more earnest somehow, more precious perhaps because the shortening days and impending winter make daylight rarer in fall.  Whatever the reason, the effect is enchanting and hypnotic. […]

$2.5 MILLION Dollars Raised for Make-A-Wish by Fel Kitten in World of Warcraft – WOW!

$2.5 MILLION Dollars Raised for Make-A-Wish by Fel Kitten in World of Warcraft – WOW!

  More than $2.5 million was raised for the Make-A-Wish foundation by one very cute little kitten named Mischief.  This kitten is special, and can melt the heart of the most evil orc, even though she is infected with dark magic called the fel and cursed […]

Cute Kitty Pusheen Gifts For Internet Meme & Cat Lovers

Cute Kitty Pusheen Gifts For Internet Meme & Cat Lovers

Viral Cat Meme Pusheen is Now Plush!   Pusheen is an adorable animated cat of epic internet proportions that has now been memorialized into plush toy form.  These cute kitty toys and treats make for a great gift or tempting splurge for yourself.  The cat […]

Gorgeous Book Sets: Beautiful Bound and Hardcover Books I’m Lusting For

Gorgeous Book Sets: Beautiful Bound and Hardcover Books I’m Lusting For

Beautiful Books to Tempt and Delight   It’s no secret that I love a gorgeous book, and a whole set? Fits of ecstasy. As I was searching for a gorgeous pink library of Jane Austen’s work, I came across a whole slew of tempting and […]

Charming Porch Swings & a Clever Pinterest Chair Swing DIY Project to Upcycle Old Furniture

Charming Porch Swings & a Clever Pinterest Chair Swing DIY Project to Upcycle Old Furniture

Craft a Swing From an Old Chair   Enjoy your back yard more by crafting a charming swing from old chair.  We all lose a favorite piece of furniture, or come across a slightly broken but beautiful item at a sale.  Why get rid of […]

First Sneak Peek at Disney’s NEW Mary Poppins Returns Starring Actress Emily Blunt: She’s Practically Perfect!

First Sneak Peek at Disney’s NEW Mary Poppins Returns Starring Actress Emily Blunt: She’s Practically Perfect!

New Mary Poppins Returns with Emily Blunt   Disney has finally unveiled their first sneak preview of Emily Blunt in the classic reprisal of Mary Poppins, one of the most treasured childhood movies of all time.  Emily Blunt will play the role made famous by […]

Glittering ‘Jewels’ Ballet by Balanchine to Sparkle Live on YouTube and Air in Cinemas Worldwide for 50th Anniversary

Glittering ‘Jewels’ Ballet by Balanchine to Sparkle Live on YouTube and Air in Cinemas Worldwide for 50th Anniversary

  50th Anniversary Performance of ‘Jewels’   ‘Jewels’ is a glittering ballet in three acts, created by George Balanchine who was inspired by the sparkling gemstones at a Van Cleef & Arples show.  The abstract performance is returning to the stage at the Royal Opera House in […]

Gorgeous Fairytale Images of NEW Beauty and the Beast with Emma Watson as Belle for Live Action Disney Movie

Gorgeous Fairytale Images of NEW Beauty and the Beast with Emma Watson as Belle for Live Action Disney Movie

Once Upon a Fairytale Enchantment…   Disney released breathtaking new images of the upcoming live action Beauty and the Beast film starring the gorgeous Emma Watson as Belle.  In addition to jaw-dropping movie posters and a series of enchanting preview trailers that will melt the heart of the […]

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Outshine Movie Royalty on BAFTA Red Carpet in Floral McQueen Gown

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Outshine Movie Royalty on BAFTA Red Carpet in Floral McQueen Gown

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge outshone Hollywood and British movie royalty on BAFTA red carpet to mark the yearly celebration of the theatrical arts.  Kate wore a black off-the-shoulder princess gown in a floral pattern by design house Alexander McQueen and stunned with a pair of […]

Expecting Twins, Beyoncé Reveals Stunning Full Maternity Art Photography Exhibition

Expecting Twins, Beyoncé Reveals Stunning Full Maternity Art Photography Exhibition

Beyoncé has taken the maternity photo shoot to another level with fairy tale enchantment and symbolic nods to the fertility beliefs of many cultures.  After stunning and delighting the internet with her surprise pregnancy announcement yesterday in the form of a single artful portrait, today the […]

Beyoncé Reveals Maternity Portrait and Announces Pregnancy With Twins

Beyoncé Reveals Maternity Portrait and Announces Pregnancy With Twins

Beyoncé stunned the internet with a fairy-tale themed maternity portrait, officially announcing her second pregnancy and also that she is expecting twins. The superstar musician and husband Jay-Z already have one young daughter, Ivy Blue.   We would like to share our love and happiness. […]