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better than diamonds?

When I said jokingly to French Boyfriend, I wanted something sparkly......I thought that he may head to the jewellers and return with something containing a diamond. 

But no, he returned with the beauty that you see in the photo above and boy does she sparkle!

The story does not end there as once she was in position, hanging above dining table, I realised that I needed a mirror in which to reflect those lovely crystals.... think that you can guess the rest of the story.

None of the mirrors that we had in stock were right for the space and I bought a new but shabby looking mirror which arrived today but we now  need to find someone to help us mount it on the wall - hence French Boyfriend is probably wishing that he went to the jewellery shop...........

à demain mes amies, Leeann x


  1. It looks beautiful!!! Better than a diamond!

  2. Only a matter of time, like everything of value.

  3. That really is very beautiful. What a wonderful gift!

  4. wow, I love your better than diamond.(lol)
    Can't wait to see your gorgeous mirror in place.

    Julie x

  5. Dearest Leeann,

    Mais non... he will love the glamorous effect after all the tasks have been performed. Good things never happen over night.
    Enjoy your new addition!

  6. Gorgeous! What a sweet French Boyfriend!


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