Saturday, May 09, 2009

Tea and Art

Today was the much anticipated Un peu de thé et des Beaux Arts event with the Oregon Regency Society. We began the glorious afternoon at the Heathman Hotel’s Tea Court for high tea. Let me tell you, it was gourmet and luxurious. We were there for about two hours sipping loose leaf teas, eating delectable sandwiches, desserts, and heavenly scones, and basking in the glow of the 18th century. We then headed up the street, walking of course, to the Portland Art Museum for their  La volupté du goût: French Painting in the Age of Madame de Pompadour exhibit. The art was truly amazing and took my breath away. I so wish these paintings could have talked, I can’t imagine the people they have seen and the history they witnessed. ::Sigh:: It was glorious. Here are some pictures of the event. Enjoy and God Bless!

 IMG_0036  Here we have Steph, our ORS President Extrodanaire!!!


The Lady of Portland House (moi)IMG_0003 The Lord and Lady of Portland House (Yes we are silly)   

IMG_0007Your’s Truly and Fearless Leader


So Luxe!


Here we are at the Heathman’s Tea Room. Sigh!






I wish I could always live this way. God Bless!

7 Witty Sentiments:

Robin's Egg Bleu said...

Your dress turned out stunning! You are the most beautiful lady at the tea! Plus that color is my absolute favorite!

Zebu said...


You look so beautiful. You really fit the part, and the dress and hat and your hair or wonderful! It WOULD be fun to always live like that, wouldn't it? :0)

lissawi said...

You look gorgeous as always and I love the HAT!

Lauren said...

ADORE your zone-front pierrot jacket and curved-brim hat! ADORE! The fabric is DIVINE!

Sarah Jane said...

Oh Lauren, you are absolutely beautiful! I love the side profile picture of you. Your hair, your hat, your lovely gown, you look amazing. Either this style suits you extremely well or you suit it - or maybe both! You look marvelous.

Andrea said...

Hello, Lauren. I am so happy to have found your blog. What a lovely time you had! I have never been privileged to have such a romantic experience, but it looks stunning.

I love old things, and I know God is the perfect designer, so I was not one born out of time, but I sometimes feel that way.

You look very beautiful. Many, many blessings to you this evening.

In Christ's Love,


Jossilynn Parx said...

Love the dress!!! Print is perfect!!