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Just arrived....



How fabulous are these paperweights?


They arrived today. I think that they are adorable and would make fabulous gifts.



This one is inspired by a certain someone called "Marie".....



As for this one, well it was inspired by a very famous monument in Paris.....


I have a few listed in my online shop and more on the way.


A demain,
L x
p.s Mr FF loved the "Sante" biscuits but moaned that I did not make enough of them :-)

Comments

  1. What a fun and fabulous and FRENCH blog you have! I've been wandering through your shop and will be adding you to my list to follow. I love French inspired decorating and France itself!

    Thanks for commenting on my blog so I could come and find yours.

    Bonne journée!
    Lorrie

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  2. I love the first one! I am going to head to your store. You have fabulous stuff! lulu

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  3. I just stumbled upon your blog. What a lovely place you have here! I'm so glad I discovered it.

    These paperweights are divine! I love the old script and illustrations.

    Have a wonderful Wednesday. I shall return!
    Jen

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  4. I love the Eiffel Tower one best but they are all gorgeous. XXXX

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  5. Nice, I LIKE A PRETTY PAPERWEIGHT!
    Leslie

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  6. Yes, I like the crown one too, they would make the perfect gifts. I am still drooling over your quiche and biscuits from the previous post :-) Kathy.

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  7. hmmmm I like the Eiffel Tower one the best, a perfect gift!

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  8. These are wonderful. I'm going to your shop right now and check out all your lovely things.

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  9. I love paperweights - these are gorgeous! Leigh

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  10. These are lovely, and I agree they would make great gifts. I know someone who would love Marie Antionette, but I like the crown and the tower.

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  11. Sensational... looking down at the Marie Antoinette paper weight while doing weighty-work at my home office would give me a thrill! And when someone does something I dont like, I could yell, "Off with their heads!!!"

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  12. Bojour Leeann!
    Such beautiful paperweights:)
    Lovely, Lovely, Lovely, especially Marie.
    XoXo
    Gail

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  13. Leeann,

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and sharing your comments and your websites. I've never been to France but dream of going. Hopefully in the next year. Your place is beautiful and I will consider staying there when I plan my dream trip. You must tell me more about your area so I can use the info to plan my trip and of course blog about it when the time comes. I'm off to check out your store!

    Au revoir,

    Debbie

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  14. Great blog. Thank you for becoming a follower of the Agoura Antique Mart. Maria

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  15. I hope it is'nt too cold or wet...we are all sweltering here in Oz I love the hot weather ...the summer afternoon storms will be here next!!! :) Cate

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  16. Such beautiful paperweights, Leeann.

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  17. They are super gorgeous..love love love them ! x

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  18. I love the Marie Antoinette paperweight... looking at her image while I'm working away will make me want to take a break and eat some cake! :) So nice to meet you, thank you for visiting floralovely! xo Louise

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