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this made my day...

Bonjour mes belles, 

I had a lovely and very unexpected surprise this morning....a local lady who I had given a few bits and pieces of antique fabric and lace arrived with this beautiful gift that she had made for me. So beautiful that I wanted to share it with you...

Love the attantion to detail, so beautifully made.....

I have already decided where I am going to hang it, on the side of my armoire in my bedroom.

Such a kind and beautiful gesture, it really made my day.....

à demain, Leeann x  


  1. Dearest Leeann,
    You have been spoiled by this lady; she did a marvelous job!
    Enjoy it and sending you hugs,

  2. So beautiful...people only give lovely cadeaux to those who give to them...I am sure you will enjoy it every day....

  3. I guess it did make your day, it's wonderful.

    it's so nice to receive a surprise and it's something you love

  4. That's a beautiful gift from a friend. Such lovely fabrics and trims.

  5. Ahh that is gorgeous - what a lovely act of kindness. S x

  6. This is really beautiful!
    Amicalement, Monika

  7. I don't know who gave you the gift but she must have great choice.


  8. What a cute little organizer!

    -Brittany Ruth


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