Of course I love fine art. And of course I have been transported by the works of Monet and  Picasso, Gaugin and Rodin while I’ve been visiting Paris.

But I also value the decorative arts, the things that make daily life beautiful. So I have a collection of pictures of the very fancy and special beds we saw.

The ones above are from the Art Nouveau exhibit at the Musee D’Orsay and those below are from Versailles.

Le Petit Trianon is lighter and prettier but no less opulent.

There was another Art Nouveau exhibit at the Museum of Decorative Arts. This is a favorite style of mine.

Our hotel beds are not so fancy, but they are comfortable. Here they are: