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Fabulous idea...

This weekend was the weekend of the medieval festival in our village and part of the festival included a market.

One of the store owners, who had the most fabulous roulotte (gypsy style caravan), was selling these.

I could not resisit buying a branch, they are small apples attached to tree branches. What a great idea, this is first time that I have seen them. I adore them....

A demain mes amies, Leeann x


  1. They look devine. I love the fresh produce in France. Your pictures are really good. Look like something you'd see in a magazine.

  2. Leanne - so very..very charming. I would of bought a branch too! Hoping your weekend was a good one?

    Cheers ~ Deb

  3. How very french - I have also never seen apples sold like that - but not a bad idea!

  4. Apple bunches, how gorgeous! how are they attached to the branch i wonder...
    they must look stunning in your home.
    x sandra

  5. Have missed you - and happy to see that you still Fabulously French !!

  6. Beautiful branch, it is. I would have bought one, too!

  7. I would have loved it too. Fruit are wonderful in arrangements , by themselves or with other flowers. gorgeous.

  8. These would look great in a flower arrangement.

  9. I am regular going fruit market and but never seen apples sold like that, our nearest uncle going in market for apple selling and this idea helps them lot.

  10. Your idea helped my uncle too much.
    I shared this idea with my uncle and he said, to say you a big thank you. And share more helpful information with us.


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{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

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