Monday, 28 February 2011

a good idea..


{fabulous shop in St Emilion, photo taken by moi}


Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

Last weekend we bought a lot of wine cases as we thought that they would make good storage, as shown in the photo above.

I particularly liked the idea of making a set of drawers with them or perhaps even a serving tray like this.

{photo from here}


We have quite a few boxes and wine box ends so any ideas that you have would be gratefully received...


Mille mercis et bonne semaine a tous.....

Leeann x

10 comments:

  1. Love your picture of the shop through the open purple door! Just a tantalising glimpse inside of artefacts perfect for the maison francaise...

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  2. I love the drawer idea. The one you shown here is wonderful. You are so lucjy to have found the wine crates. Hope you are keeping warm.
    Ness xx

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  3. Would take a case of the Chateau Ausone...hopefullyb it is a 1982...

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  4. Love both these ideas - if there were French wine cases on hand in Aus i would take both in my house.
    lovely.
    x

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  5. Bothe wonderfulideas which I adore!

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  6. Great ideas - wish I had some wine cases. I particularly like the tray idea.

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  7. Both ideas are really cute! Can't wait to see what you scored at the auction! Vanna

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  8. Love the tray! I used a bunch of wine crates once and took them apart and covered the top of a table in them. The table had a little lip around it. I glued them down and then used a dark wood stain, it was Gorgeous!!! Good luck with your projects!

    Carol

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  9. Love the tray just beautiful!

    I have an Artful Offering and great interview on my site.You will love it!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  10. Oh that is such a great look to use the wine crates as drawers. And how perfect is use the tray to serve up some wine! xo ~Lili

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