A Little Announcement

Hi-Hi, Friends!

Today I have a bit ofΒ very exciting (ah, well, exciting for me) news to share with you all… a little something I’ve been hinting at for a while both here on Lace & Lilacs and on various interweb social media sites.

In less than a month…

I. Am. Moving. To Paris.

I’ll be attending an art college, studying for a photography degree, over the course of four years. And I intend to share much of my journey in this ‘lil space. Also, I completely understand that this isn’t that big of a deal, particularly to to those who live and work in France at the moment… namely, the French. However, this opportunity previously seemed so far out of reach to me. Apologies if I gush a little. πŸ˜‰

I would like to thank everyone for being so supportive of me and my dreams… from my parents to you, my readers, who always leave the sweetest, most thoughtful comments on my blog.

Many more posts and updates are soon to come.

Sending so muchΒ ♥,


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26 comments on “A Little Announcement”

  1. Wow, this is going to be an amazing experience! Going to college in another city (let alone Paris!!) is incredible. Congratulations!!

  2. Being a brand new reader here, I am thrilled that you will be living in Paris! Thrilled for you, of course. And thrilled for me too! πŸ™‚ Because I will be following along with all which you share with us, here.

    Some years ago, my husband and I spent 8 amazing days in Paris. I Net-knew a couple of people there. And we met with both of them. One young man met with us 3 times, and showed me the “real Paris,” which he knew I wanted to see. We were so lucky!!!!!

    Needless to say, I am thrilled to know of your blog, and look forward to your adventures.

    On and I know another blogger, who had a French vacation also. I must tell her. I’m sure she will love to follow and accompany you, too.

    Lots and lots of gentle hugs,

    • Thank you so much, Tessa, you’re so sweet! I’m happy to hear that you’ll be following along. πŸ™‚
      Isn’t Paris just such a beautiful city? It’s wonderful that you were able to see the “real Paris” on your trip! I’ve visited twice, but didn’t know any Parisians there either time and am so looking forward to straying away from the more touristy areas and exploring like a local.
      xoxo! <3

  3. I am so excited for you Abby, it is such a marvellous opportunity and I’m sure you will make the most of it. I really look forward to reading all about your adventures in France. Bestest wishes to you for the transition!

  4. This is so exciting Abby!!! I’m sure it’s going to be amazing and you’ll have SO much delicious food at your fingertips!!!

  5. wow!! Congratulations!! This is so exciting. It’s the perfect city for you. I can’t wait to see all what you will be sharing!

  6. What an incredible opportunity! Sounds like you’re living the dream, I would absolutely LOVE to live there!


  7. I am so thrilled for you and I can’t wait to see the magic you make over in the land of magic, Abby! You are going to take France by storm! I can’t wait to see you grow creatively and as your wonderful self and read all about your adventures, here.

    Xx Lucy-Claire

  8. I’m so excited and thrilled for you, Abby! I know this will be the experience of a lifetime and I can’t wait to hear all about your adventures abroad :).

  9. When I read about this in your interview over at SD&LW, I was already so excited for you! This is such an incredible opportunity, #1 because Paris #2 because photography πŸ˜€ I’m sure you’ll have the time of your life, and I can’t wait to catch up with it on your blog! -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey’s

  10. Yay!!! Congratulations! I’m so excited for you β€” it’s going to be such a wonderful experience, and you’re going to learn so much. You’re already so talented, I can’t even imagine where you’ll be after this experience!

  11. Hi Abby!
    That’s really exciting that you’ll be studying in Paris. It sounds like a dream and I look forward to reading about all your new adventures!

    Love, M.

  12. CONGRATULATIONS! omg I’m so excited for you!

  13. that is incredibly exciting, congrats! can’t wait to follow along on your adventure.