Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Some Like It Haute!

We’re celebrating all things S W E E T
in a passionate way at our
50 Shades of Pink ~ Valentine Soiree
on Saturday, February 9th!
Our own Miss Robin of Bistro Chic will have her newly expanded industrial space completely stocked with Tea Cakes, Bon Bons, Macarons and many other signature items that she’s creating just for the day. A beautiful assortment will also be packaged for the perfect, and oh so decadent Valentine Gift to-go. She will be available to answer questions and take special orders for Valentine’s Day. Her catering services range from custom desserts and gourmet food baskets to candlelight dinners for two or more. Ooh La La.
Also, we are pleased to showcase boutique teas from the newly opened Point Loma Tea in Liberty Station. Owner Cheryl Graf will be here with tastings of her amazing, signature blends like Wild Rosebud, French Breakfast, Berry Kisses and Raspberry Champagne White tea. This tea company is growing by leaps and bounds and can do tastings, full tea service or a luxury tea bar for the ultimate in refined beverage service ~ Oh so ~ Downton Abbey! Cheryl will also have customized tea packages wrapped up and ready to go. Come and experience the artistry of tea.
And for the ultimate in bubbly love potions, we’ll be pouring ~
 Rose-infused, P i n k champagne all day…
So, put on your favorite pink outfit and join us for
a day of AMOUR and so much more.
It doesn’t get any sweeter (or pinker) than this!
Vignettes’ 50 Shades of Pink
Valentine Soiree
Saturday, February 9th
Noon to 5:00 pm
Book-Signing/Meet and Greet
with Kaari Meng
1:00 to 3:00 pm

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

50 Shades of Ooh La La!

There is a monumental treat in store for you at our Valentine event on February 9th.
The pavilion, where our guest Kaari Meng of French General will be featured, is being staged by Event Planner Extraordinaire, the amazing, Monique Hemminger!
Monique has unparalleled taste for the finer accoutrements in life and is,
bar none, the Queen of the most over the top, outrageous and drop dead gorgeous props and accessories that have been amassed since
Marie Antoinette remodeled the palace of Versailles!
She has collected over the years ~ fabulous furnishings, lighting, textiles, architectural elements ~ you name it, she stages with it and she now offers her party planning prowess for soirees that need to be
anything but ordinary.
Monique has 24 karat style dipped in gilt, sprinkled with platinum fairy dust, edged in faded satin and all rolled up in white fox ~ with a generous side of rhinestone encrusted adornments, of course! 
When you step inside this French pavilion ~ hold on to your rose colored glasses and prepare to be DAZZLED as you are entering the phenomenal world of haute couture designer and party planner to the stars,
Miss Monique, and her amazingly grand, eye candy-land.
Saturday, February 9th
Noon to 5:00 pm
Meet and Greet/Book-Signing
with Kaari Meng
1:00 to 3:00 pm

A sneak peek into Monique's tent fabuleux coming soon,
in the meantime - enjoy the pink universe of Pinterest...


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Bienvenu Kaari Meng!

Oh so much FUN in store for you at our Valentine event on
Saturday, February 9th
Noon to 5:00 pm.
Our VIP guest that day will be the fabulous Kaari Meng, world- renowned purveyor of French goods, author of 5 books and owner of French General, the wildly popular home accessory and craft supply company in Los Angeles.
French General is now open Tuesday thru Saturday and has just added weekly workshops which Kaari will talk about as well as telling us about her famous guided tours to Paris which she leads every year.
(This June’s trip already sold out!) Note to self: Must get on waiting list.
Kaari has been featured on the cover of Mary Engelbreit’s Home Companion Magazine, was profiled in Victoria Magazine and appeared in Martha Stewart Living. She has also designed jewelry for Anthropologie.  
On top of it all -  she’s the nicest, sweetest person who represents everything a la francais which we love.
Make a plan to gather your gal pals and spend the day with us
for your maximum daily requirement of Ooh La La,
AMOUR, pink macarons and pink champagne…
It doesn’t get any s w e e t e r than this!
Kaari’s Meet and Greet/Book-Signing
1:00 to 3:00 pm
A signed copy makes a perfect
Valentine’s Gift!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Celebration d'Amour!

Join Us As We Welcome
Our Special Guest ~
Designer, Author and 
Purveyor of French Living ~
Kaari Meng
of French General
Meet and Greet/Book-Signing
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Bubbly, Bon Bons, Beaute
You Don't Want To Miss ~
Cette Evenement ~ Fabuleux!
Bonne St. Valentin!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Bonne Annee 2013!

Cheers! ~ Happy New Year! ~ Heureux Annee!
Here We Go….
Follow us here and on Facebook
as we continue our Journey D’Enchantmente!

Exciting Events Ahead!
First Up:
You WON'T Want To  Miss This!