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Why I love living in France..


One of the reasons that I adore living in France is because you sometimes fabulous treasures like these chairs. There were 4 available and I purchased 2 for my new bedroom.

The plan is to clean and wax the wood and then cover the seat with antique linen. The other 2 are looking for a home but am sure that they will not be for sale for long.


.......a la prochaine....

Leeann x


p.s. it is a little crazy here at present as I found a lot of treasures at the weekend and I am about to start sorting and cleaning which could take some time!

Comments

  1. I love living in France as well and your treasures are so nice!! What great chairs to have!! You must be so thrilled!
    Have a lovely rest of the week
    brenda

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  2. Having lived in the States for more than 20 years, I appreciate France more and more.Lot et Garonne holds lots of charm! great chairs

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  3. these are lovely! cannot wait to see what else you got! treasure hunting is such an addiction!

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  4. gorgeous! I wish I lived in France

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  5. Yes, that would be a great plus!!! Ha, understatement of the week lol
    Your chairs are wonderful.
    Hope your Holiday is going well
    Blessings
    Rebecca

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  6. Your chairs are going to look wonderful. The linen will give them the WOW factor.
    Enjoy sorting your treasures. XXXX

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  7. Oh yes, these are gorgeous chairs. You have an eye for antiques.
    Please post the makeover. Show us the beautiful difference.

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  8. Love those chairs...
    In my next life I'm the stork is dropping me in France :)

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  9. ...I would love living there too. You are so lucky =0) The chairs are stunning!
    Ness xx

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  10. OMGosh LeeAnn! My heart went pitter patter when I noticed those cherubs on them. You are so lucky girl! I hope you show them off to us after you recover them with the linen. xoxo ~Lili

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  11. You are right living in France you find such lovely things and the chairs I am sure will look lovely after your majic touch!
    Jillx

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  12. I just returned from a buying trip and oh, how I wish I could enjoy your France all the year.

    I posted this special piece found in Paris...asking viewers to 'guess' its original use.

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  13. Those chair are gorgeous! I noticed one the finials are missing, would be cute to find a small bird and maybe a nest to replace it! Just a bit of whimsy!
    Theresa
    aka:tot

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  14. Leeann,

    As a lover of all things French, it's a real treat for me to stop by your blog. And, for having such a fabulous blog, I have awarded you the Cherry on Top Award. If you'd like to display it on your blog, just stop by my blog to pick it up.

    - JB

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  15. They are beautiful.. What a treasure to have found them. I love your makeover idea. Hope to see the results. Carla

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  16. Great chairs .. can't wait to see when you have given them your magic touch. HHL

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