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Bonjour mes belles,

I hope you had a fabulous weekend. Ours was quiet on the treasure hunting  front but FB bought a fabulous girandole lamp with lots of lovely crystals which I will photograph tomorrow.

This morning we went to pick up a gorgeous antique French Buffet  which FB in typical French fashion strapped 1/2 of on top of car.

We managed to get it home safely but had to make another trip, as the friends that  sold me the buffet, gifted to me the most fabulous iron bed, one of those that goes against the wall has a gorgeous medallion in the centre.

It is similar to the one in the photo below.


Finally I found this photo on pinterest which motivates me to getting mine out of the garage, I also have the same ciel de lit so may have to do something with it in our new shop.

Speaking of which, I had better go and organise some stock for as it is open tomorrow as it is market day in Castillonnes.

très bonne semaine à tous, Leeann


  1. Oh my gosh!
    I love the first picture, I love the cast iron bed, simply wonderful and I super love your ciel de lit, why don't you use it? You can't imagine how many times I wat before find a ciel de lit similat to this one here in Italy. Finally I purchased a ciel de lit from Coquecigrues ...
    Have a great week.
    Bisou, Babi

  2. Oh, I love the last picture! It is beautiful. I would not want to get out of bed. :)

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  4. Oh how much perfection can I take!? Beautiful finds Leeann, excited to see them all!

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