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a practical find..

Bonjour mes belles,

The snow has disappeared and things are returning to normal here in SW France, unlike the North here there is still a lot of ice and snow.

Last weekend I found this old printers tray and thought that it would be perfect for storing my religious tresors. 

The only issue that I have with it is that if I display it on the wall everything will tip out of it so think that I may need to cover it wth a piece of glass. Any hints or tips on how to hang one of these, would be appreciated.

What fabulous items these are, I just wish that I bought a few more......
                       à demain, Leeann x


  1. Ooh I love it, I was trying to see what all you were keeping in your printers tray...LOL

    Wow, I have no idea how to hang one, I had better check back to see if anyone knows.

  2. Just found your blog and thought I'd like to tell you what my son did with an old printers tray, and maybe it would work for you. He bought some wood picture frame and angle cut the corners then had a piece of glass cut to fit, and managed to find an old hook style catch. I'm sure with all your brocante hunting you should be able to pick everything up at a vide grenier where you live ie. old picture ... use the frame re-cut to fit & rummage in the bit boxes for a catch 'et voila' I live in the Haute-Vienne next dept. to you, almost neighbours.

  3. Amei conhecer o seu blog e achei maravilhoso. Me visite:
    Siga-me e pegue o meu selinho!!!


    Beijos Marie.


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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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