by petal & pins
My silk macaron project isn’t complete but it has progressed.
The Ladurée box I brought back from Paris that sparked the idea for the project had a little mishap with a glass of red wine.
By way of explanation, evenings in the winter months are usually when I work on projects like this – free of my work deadlines that fill summer and spring – a bit of fireside stitching and a glass of red are very complementary – as long as you don’t bump your glass!
I think La Belle Miette in Melbourne is the closest thing to a Parisian macaron experience I have found in Australia and their boxes are just gorgeous so I’ve swapped to using one of theirs.
It’s a smaller box but I do have a larger one for when my collection – or should that be selection grows.
So when the last of this season’s brides is complete I’ll dive back into my silk scraps and boxes of beads….and be careful where I place my glass.