Venice Postcard


Greetings from the beautiful city of Venice!


Here I am admiring the view. Venice is a feast for the eyes and there is so much to see!


Venice is full of bridges, canals and …


… Gondolas!


This is the beautiful Basilica in St Mark’s square. There is a fantastic view of the square at the top. The Basilica is a real treasure, it has glittering mosaics and a wonderful collection of sacred art.

Venice has the world’s highest density of Unesco-protected masterpieces and it is an art lover’s delight. I loved Bellini’s 1507 Madonna and Saints masterpiece in the Chiesa di San Francisco della Vigna.


Here is some Gondola fashion! All the Gondoliers wear striped tops and the nautical style is everywhere in Venice!


A  charming Charlie Chaplin impersonator!


The shop windows are full of elaborate costumes and masks to celebrate the Venetian Carnival tradition.


The gowns are extravagant.


I love this cat mannequin and lion mannequin which are dressed so elegantly. Purrfecto!


Venice is famous for its glass and the shop window displays are magnifico! Clowns are popular.


These colourful glass parrots are striking.


I found this non-profit boutique which has a great story. All the exclusive garments in this shop are designed and sewn by inmates in a retraining program at a women’s prison.

For the food lover, there is the great Italian cuisine –  Pasta, Pizza, Risotto, Panini and Gelato. I love Italy!


About Caroline

I am a sewing/dressmaking/travel enthusiast and blogger who loves modern Japanese style and vintage inspired style. I also like to travel/visit places of interest, countryside walks and photography.
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6 Responses to Venice Postcard

  1. Great photos, somewhere I’d love to go. Great postcard!


  2. Some really good pictures. You had the sun too which transforms the place. All those delicious shadows, so very paintable. Glad you had a good time


  3. Caroline says:

    Venice is such a unique and beautiful city. I bought some Murano glass jewellery, gifts for family and Italian biscuits!


  4. Melissa says:

    Oh Venice! I’m swooning. It’s been a long time since I’ve been there. And you have nice weather to boot! I hope you got some good shopping in! Thanks for sharing your photos!


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