To many, Love actually (2003) has become the ultimate Christmas movie. Richard Curtis – the writer of such hits as Notting Hill or Bridget Jones’s Diary – knows how to win the audience. Eight loosely interrelated stories of love are a reminder of what we should focus on in life – not only at Christmas.
If you still haven’t seen it, now is the time. There is a funny British prime minister (Hugh Grant) who falls head over heels for one of his staff (Martine McCutcheon), a writer (Colin Firth) who needs to go to the South of France (more than once) to learn the language of love, and a prominent editor (the late and incomparable Alan Rickman) who will have to face the consequences of his choices.
The movie is bitter sweet – not all of the stories have a happy ending, but all of them will make you smile.
Interiorwise, I’ve decided to choose two themes for you today. One of them is a flat that reminds me of Jamie Bennett’s (Colin Firth) London apartment in the movie:
Here are my finds in this style (Images via Houzz.com; click to find out more) :
***Cushion “to me, you are perfect” (used as a featured image) via CraftEncounters ***