Still painting

Photo: Rodney Smith

Hope that you all had a fabulous weekend, ours was spent looking after guests and painting.

You will all be happy to know that I only have a couple more volets/shutters to go and then I should be finished.

Mr FF has been busy hanging them and the locals adore them! Too much so as everytime he moved to put another pair on, another person appeared and told him that they loved the colour!

I cannot help smiling as I write this, as we have had groups of people walk down the street then stand outside for ages just staring at them.
So tonight we are the talk of the village so to speak!
It is too dark now to take a photo but I promise I will post a photo tomorrow so you can see how pretty the colour is.

A demain,


  1. I can't wait to see the shutters and their colour!!! I'm curious now!
    Happy Monday!

  2. Oh the suspense!

    Isn't it such a great feeling when others appreciate your efforts? Way to go!

  3. How lovely that others are admiring your hard work. Can't wait to see your pics, although the one above is lovely too. Julie

  4. Dear Leeann
    I am sure all your hard work will be paid off very soon. You will soon have a wonderful, gorgeous place to make people happy(smile)
    I wish I were there...
    Always remember to take tea break!!!!!

    Julie x

  5. Hi Leeann,

    Love the Rodney Smith photo.
    That is neat that your home is the talk of the Village!
    Look forward to seeing your new look.


  6. That is France in a photograph. What a gorgeous picture, but I'm sure that yours will be just as good if not better. Can't wait to see the fruits of your labours. XXXX

  7. Oh to be talk of the village - how exciting. I am sure they are looking fab! - Sooz x

  8. Oooh, I can't wait to see them! You have gorgeous taste so I'm sure they will be beautiful! To be the talk of the town! Can't wait!

  9. I love the feeling on your blog.. so many lovely photos...I`ll be back!!
    hugs Anne-Lee in the deepest forrest of Sweden

  10. Hi Leeann,I'm from New Orleans,La. In the French Quarters are the most fab shutters.Some as old as the 1700's.I love shutters so I can't wait to see yours.Loved my visit here.XXOO Marie Antionette

  11. How lovely the shutters sound - can't wait to see the photos. Obviously all your hard work has paid off and you're now the toast of the village. Well done you! Leigh

  12. How lovely to have the villagers validation Leeann - open the champers, that alone deserves a drink!
    Millie ^_^

  13. Oooh I can't wait - I am sure you can't either :)


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