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progress on our new boutique; No. 1...





Bonjour from a grey SW France,

It is perfect weather for painting and I have quite a lot of it to do. We have been busy getting our new shop ready and I thought that I would share a few photos with you. It is slowly coming together and I am loving the lightness of the shop even on a grey day.....



In the background of this photo you can just make out a few of the items going being transformed with one of my favourtite colours, a lovely blueish gray.....photos of finished products to follow later in the week.


Louis XIII canape with wall sconces and a fabulous parclose mirror, I love them as do a lot of our clients hence they always sell quickly.

The shop is a large industrial style space which Guy is filling full of antiques and I have taken an alcove which I am making cosy and it is now the new home for Fabulously French


As you can see from this photo, the light is amazing even on an overcast  day.....

à demain, Leeann x

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  1. Leeann the statue is breathtaking. Your shop is coming along beautifully.

    xoxo
    Karena
    Kansas City Culture

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  2. Your shop looks beautiful! I agree with KArena, that statue is fabulous!

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