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New arrival at Fab French + busy day treasure hunting..


new arrival at Fabulously French

Bonsoir mes belles,

I hope  you all had a fabulous weekend. Ours was another busy one as I have boxes of Christmas stock that I have started to unpack and display in my wee boutique.

Some of the Christmas decorations have next to sold out but I have more arriving this week.

It was an early start this morning as we went to a couple of vide greniers and managed to find a few treasures.....think fabulous late 1800's candle holder complete with detailed angel with wings design, vintage ribbon with letters and numbers, two fabulous antique rosaries,lots of vintage French prayer cards, fabulous  petite box covered in toile de jouy and you have an idea on what is in store for tomorrow.

Oops almost forgot the find of the day that made me smile.....vintage 1950's style shop mannequin that is one of those 1/2 torso types and I am thinking that she would make a fabulous lamp.

Halloween window display has been replaced by the Christmas display and in the corner of the boutique is a snowy white Christmas tree with grey and silver decorations....which I adore and wish that I have bought a white tree sooner as it really looks so serene and snowy white!

Promise to show you some photos tomorrow but am now off to chill out and watch a movie with FBF as I am feeling the effects of the early start.
 à demain, Leeann x


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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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