From the Windows to the Walls...

Till the drool runs down my jaw.

{I'll let your imagination take it from there.}

We went to the Musee Carnavalet today.
It's a museum I'd only heard of in passing,
but knew it focused on the history of Paris
& knew it was something I "had to see."

Both of those statements were completely true.

It does focus on the past centuries of Parisian history,
and it was an amazing day.

What I loved most?

Even more than the objects on display...
and the ornately restored, period apartments sat within the museum?

The mansion the museum is in itself.

Everything about it the Carnavalet house was perfect....

from the {geometric and colorful glass} windows

to the {silk-covered & brightly paneled} walls.

And the gallery of art from the Belle Epoque?

Well that just broke my heart.

Want to visit the Musee Carnavalet?

Here's a few things to know:

It's in Le Marais, it's closed Mondays,
it's free for entrance into the permanent section (which is huge!),
& helpful audioguides are €5.00.

Oh... and one more thing to know,

I'll never miss an opportunity to have a cute kissing picture.

My poor sweet husband.

*all images original to Aspiring Kennedy


  1. Wow, those are amazing! Love the design in each of these!
    And the kissing picture is icing on the cake;)

  2. The windows are sooo pretty! And the silhouette picture is the cutest :) Your title made me think of the movie The Proposal, too funny!

  3. SO beautiful! I love all the photos you post : )

  4. oh man those windows! So pretty.

  5. Amazing! And yes, husbands that do kissy photos are rare, like a unicorn in New Mexico. He's a keeper for sure!

  6. This post makes me want to abandon my life in Canada and run off to Paris forever! Your pictures are stunning!!!

  7. Those windows are gorgeous!

  8. hahaha ahh just had a flashback to 2003? I'm loving all of your photos of Paris!!


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