Tuesday, 24 June 2014

latest finds...



Bonjour,

Another gorgeous day, much too gorgeous to be ironing....but sometimes a girl just has to do what a girl has to do!

French Boyfriend very kindly bought me this fabulous print and as you already know I have a thing about antique hot air balloon prints or as they are called in French; Montgolfière and we already have a few in one of the bedrooms in Apartment Deux.


This particular print is not bound for there but is part of the growing collection of items that I am accumulating for a new project that we are about to get underway shortly..... Maison No. 20 will be getting a baby sister. 

Exciting but a little bit scary, the exciting part is the decoration and sourcing of fabulous items, the scary part is the restoration part and I am hoping that it does not mange too much money.

Another find was this antique linen flour sack which I purchased at the same time that I bought a stunning monogrammed linen tablecloth which has a temporary hand stitched type hem  and has never been used hence it looks like it was started and for one reason or another was never finished. Authentic and charming but not terribly practical so it is waiting to have a machine stitched hem so that I can start using it.


 
 
Another find was the fabulous 1800's linen sack which comes complete with monogramme  initials and shabby style letters stamped on it.....
 
 
 
 
Another find is this stunning antique opaline rosary which is in immaculate condition....
 



Next up was a bit of a surprise as this is what I first saw...



What a lovely surprise it was to find lots of vintage French stamp sheets...



There are 8 of these and one of them features the French alphabet, they really are charming and I have never seen these before.
Note I have not had time to photograph each of these so please contact me if you are interested in purchasing one or the whole set of 8.

I am off to continue with the  ironing..

amicalement, Leeann x



1 comment:

  1. Leeann what amazing finds, so precious. I adore the balloon print, Bravo Boyfriend!!

    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena

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