Wednesday, 13 May 2015

V&A












 A puppy coming out of a flower, because why not?






 I don't know why but I want/need this wine cooler in my life.


All of this belongs to you. I feel like that is a really nice museum sentiment.






 A bit annoyed at myself for thinking I'd remember what the story behind this was, and now I can't even remember the name of the statue..




 Love this ceiling, the colours are stunning.




 Felt a spiritual connection with the middle angel. All the other angels seemed to have a purpose of playing an instrument &c. whereas the middle one is just posing there as if he either had no clue or just had a fabulous attitude.







I've been meaning to visit the Victoria & Albert museum for so long that it really was high time I did it. And I wish I had done it ages ago because now I'm in love with the place. It is so beautiful and everything is so visually pleasing. I found out that I have a thing for the colour combination of white and gold, as well as for pictures of myself in centuries-old mirrors. I rediscovered the feelings I had in the period in my life a few years back when I was really into keys. I also thought about the strange(ish) fact that queen Victoria is always portrayed in her later years and the sculpture of a young Victoria is probably one of my favourite things at the V&A. A bit envious of that rose flower crown, too. If you've seen my selfies with Victoria and Albert on Instagram, you might have been reminded that they're my favourite royals. I half on purpose forgot that I was recommended to have a scone at the V&A, so now I have a reason to go back soon. If I lived any closer, I could see myself spending a lot of me-time here, haha:-) So beautiful.

23 comments :

Ina R. said...

Woow such a cool place! I love the golden/white room with all the ornaments! And this colourful ceiling is beautiful too!
Was it expensive to go there? It looks like it was worth your while definitely!

Kelsey & Kenecha said...

This place is so gorgeous! I love all the snaps you took. I would love to look around here :)

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Tash Collier said...

That wine cooler is the best I want it too even though I don't drink wine that often haha :)
I love the uniqueness of this place, great pictures :)

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Miranda | Miranda's Notebook said...

I love the V&A! It's such a gorgeous place, and there is always seems to be some new corner of it to discover. xxx

Falasha C said...

Beautiful images, love the white and gold!

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Laila said...

White gold and black are my favourite colour combinations! I love the V&A, I don't go there enough considering it's only about half an hour away from me. xx

Linda said...

Laura, this is such an amazing place! Beautiful architecture! Thank you so much for sharing this lovely tour. Your photos are fantastic! :)

Laura Mitbrodt said...

What a beautiful building, I love those keys
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Suzy said...

OH MY !
Your pictures are beyond gorgeous, you should send them out to a magazine! ♥

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Alice Young said...

I've actually been meaning to visit there myself, it looks so beautiful!

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Corinne said...

Oh wow! I love this so much! Such stunning art :)

The dog coming out of the flower was my fav though ha

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Amy said...

This looks like an amazing place to visit! I love all of your photos ♥
Amy xx

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akiko hiramatsu said...

Great Museum!
Especially, I love golden frames!
It is so gorgeous :>♡

Shaira Manalo said...

Wow, thank you for sharing these beautiful works of art. It's amazing!!! <333

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Dainté said...

those buildings are always amazing inspiration! I love your photos .)

Rebecca said...

Wow! That is one special place to visit! Everything is so amazing and full of wonderful history. How gorgeous is all that gold detailing and the keys are pretty cool!

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Amy Hodkin said...

I love the dog popping out of the flower and the sassy angel haha! The V&A is my favourite museum in London, I will never get bored of walking around such a beautiful place.

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Gail J said...

I love V&A! It is such a beautiful museum!

Meg Kernaghan said...

The details is insane! What a beautiful place to visit! xx

Hena Tayeb said...

the mirrors and architecture are amazing

Sara Gerard said...

Beautiful photos! What a great museum. I really love your little selfies here too, your hair looks really cute like that!

Laura Jones said...

Ina R. - it really is such a beautiful place, every room is just stunning, haha! and it's free, most museums in london/the uk are free:-) so definitely worth going, hun! x

Kelsey and Kenecha - it really is, and thank you, doll! you'll need to plan a trip to london, haha:-) x

Task Collier - i'm definitely not the biggest wine-drinker either, but that would still be something cool to own, ha! and thank you, lovely! x

Miranda - it really is so beautiful! and that seems to be true as well, honey, really looking forward to exploring it more in the future! xxx

Falasha C - thank you, hen! xx

Laila - seems like it's one of my favourites too, dear:-) and lucky you, although i suppose when it's so close one tends to not to go too often, haha! xx

Linda - it really is a stunning place. and thank you very much, love! x

Laura Mitbrodt - that it is, sweetie:-) and i do love pretty collections of keys like this, too:-) xx

Suzy - why, thank you, chicken! you're too kind! :-) xx

Sony Mingoss - thanks for commenting, pet:-) will check out your blog soon! x

Alice Young - ah, i'm sure you'll love it once you go, girl! x

Corinne - it is such a great place to visit, lady! and i definitely found the dog funnier than i should have, haha.. :-) xx

Amy - thank you, dove! xx

akiko hiramatsu - the gold frames really were all stunning. think we all need frames like that, hon! x

Shaira - you're very welcome, chick! xx

Dainté - thank you, sweets! x

Rebecca - that it is, such a unique and beautiful place! one could seriously spend days there, love! xx

Amy Hodkin - haha, good to know that they're appreciated:') it's definitely one of my favourites now, too, darling! xxx

Gail J - it really is stunning, m'dear! xx

Meg Kernaghan - aren't they, i could have spent forever trying to find little bits to photograph! such a lovely place, gal! xx

Hena Tayeb - that they are, hun! x

Sara Gerard - thank you, thank you, lovely! xx