Lafayette Square Holiday Parlor Tour!!

Hello Lovelies!

As promised, pics from the Lafayette Tour!!!

If you’d rather see video, here’s the link to my YouTube:

It’s been a few years since I’ve done the actual tour, so I got gussied up in my holiday best:

Then off to the park!!! I parked on the west side as the park and neighborhood were packed. I was happy to pose with kiddos in the park for pics. I stopped at the fabulous Park House to get my ticket.

Then onto the tour, which I did backwards as I was closer to the last houses first. So the houses on the South side on Lafayette:

The soldier out front-so cute!!

I tried to get the tree or festive decor in each house. This one did not disappoint!

A little blurry but a detail of one of the stunning hinges.

Then onto the West side:

One of the best in the Square, 1525 Missouri!

With the owner:

Details on the restoration of the house. Here’s the double Parlor.The gorgeous tree!

The lovely spiral staircase down from the main foyer.The amazing window and stained glass above the spiral staircase.

Exterior shots-simply stunning work of architecture!

Next pics are of a House not on the tour, but amazing nevertheless, one of my favorites.

Next, an incredible opening, these flowers on the stairway!

Another gorgeous tree!

Cute stockings and another beautiful table!

Yes, another sweet tree and ornate fireplace. I need one of these…

The oldest house in Lafayette Square!

One of the rebuilt homes/apartments in the Square. What a lovely dress!

This is one of the modern decor homes. They raise angora rabbits and use their fur for wonderful wearable creations:

It was time for a pit stop at my favorite Mexican restaurant, Laredo’s!

After a soda, it was over to 1900 Park, Forrest Gallery and the seasonal market for a little shopping, then onto the rest of the tour. Sorry no pics, I bought gifts!!

Onto the east side of the Square!

The scrolled railing!!!

A super tall tree! Love the ribbon.

The next two houses, just WOW!!

Detail in the doorway!!

This house

Then over to the park for a carriage ride with Spike! I’ve always wanted to take one and finally got a chance at sunset:

Caught a few pics of the park at sundown and ended where I started at the Park House and then on the West side of the park where the trolley came by!

Thank you to all the homes that hosted!! It was a true delight!

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Thanks Again…

To those who stopped by The Lafayette Square House Tour. Tournout was light and we got soaked at the end:


But it was neat to get see some of the other vendors. I picked up some cool pieces!


Combined with stuff from a recent trip to Hannibal, I’ll have some great new things in the Etsy store soon!

In decompression mode now, trying to get caught up, rest and some exercise in:

Night swim before:


Night swim after:


As always, thank you for reading,

Victoria

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*Big River Steampunk Festival, Hannibal, MO, Labor Day Weekend, many more details to follow!!

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Lafayette House Tour This Weekend!

Hi All:

I’ll be at 1900 Park again for this event!!!


Link to the FB event:
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As always, thank you for reading,

Victoria
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*Lafayette House Tour/1900 Park, Steampunk and Art Trunk Show, June 3-4, 10am-5pm
*Urban Wanderers, Stray Rescue’s Art Benefit opening is Friday, June 9th from 5p-8p at SLU’s Museum of Art
*The London Tea Room 10th Anniversary and Street Party, at the London Tea Room, Saturday, June 24th from 11am-6pm
*AKC Museum of the Dog, Live Draw and Art Show, Saturday, July 15th from 11a-3p
*12th Annual Amazing Spirit Art Exhibit and Opening at the CWE Schlafly Branch of the City Library. Opening Wednesday July 19th, 6p-8p
*Big River Steampunk Festival, Hannibal, MO, Labor Day Weekend, many more details to follow!!
TBA with more details:
*11/11, Live Draw at the AKC Museum of the Dog
*12/2017 Lafayette Square Holiday Parlor Tour
-If you would like to be on my newsletter list, please message me your email. The newsletter goes out 4-6 times a year. That’s it. No daily spam filling your email box. 
-Please support me at gofundme/passionateartist!
-THE LADY HAS ARRIVED AT HER DESTINATION-“Strax and the Widow” is on Amazon/Kindle. Please take a peek, enjoy and review on amazon and goodreads! 
-And so the Discussion began….The sequel, “Revenge and Machinery” is here too! My amazon author page link:
amazon.com/author/victorial.szulc
Or buy on Etsy: -I have plenty of copies of “Strax and the Widow” and “Revenge and Machinery” in the Etsy store. To get an inscribed/signed copy, message me through the Etsy store. Books are $20 each or $35 for both.
-Like on Facebook-The Countess, Official Fanpage of Victoria L. Szulc
-Follow on Twitter-@TheCountessSP
-YouTube-The SP Countess, link to one of my videos here: https://youtu.be/jEz9QSInhWg
-On Pinterest-Victoria Szulc (nee Schultz)
-Etsy-the Haute Hen.
-Instagram-Steampunkcountess
-Tumblr-thesteampunkcountess
-Fine Art America-store coming soon