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{who needs a garden when you have a balcony?}

This is a another of the photos that I took in Wednesday but though I would save it for my Friday flowers post.

I am a little late with this post but it is a little hectic here at present.

Fabulously French is now stocking Mathilde M, a fabulous french range of fabulous products for "elle" - most of which smell fabulous and the fragrance of which, is currently wafting through Maison No. 20 as my order arrived early. It was not supposed to arrive until next week which meant that I have had a huge box to deal with along with everything else.

I particularly love the anncienne rose room spray and have sprayed it in our bedroom - even Mr FF likes it.

They also have a lovely range of cushions and curtains so I am hoping that Mr FF will hang a couple for me at the weekend.

We have also had a mention on a B&B website which I am very happy about, see
here for details and also I have been lucky enough to win a couple of giveaways but will save that until they arrive....

Wishing you all a very happy weekend, here it is going to be another hot one.....

L x


  1. What a beautiful balcony! I love this "French" blue they always use contrasting with the color of the stones, is very pretty.
    Love your pictures, always!

  2. Oh so pretty! I took a few photos like that in Spain. Don't usually see such beautiful balconies with such wonderful architecture and flowers here in the states...

  3. wow, that balcony is gorgeous!

  4. Bonjour LeeAnn,
    It osunds like you have alot going on. Félicitations on the mention in the B&B site, just went to see! It is very well deserved, you put so much effort into your lovely property.
    Thank you for coming by to enter the giveaway; Bonne chance!
    Bon week-end,

  5. I'm loving this photo of the balcony!! It's amazing! I hope you stay cool this weekend! It's going to be super hot here too!
    ~Terrell @ FrouFrouDecor~

  6. Lovely picture from the balcony ,I like it.
    Have a great and sunny weekend.

  7. Oh my! I just finished looking at all your photos from your day out. I love each and every one of them. All that gorgeous stone and the geraniums. And I love having a lovely scent in the house too, your new room spray must be heavenly! Enjoy your weekend! ~Lili

  8. Hi Leeann,

    I love the old stone wall and the cute garden balcony.
    Have a great weekend and I hope that you manage to stay cool and have some time to relax.


  9. oh that photo is so very pretty!! Pretty stone wall and lovely flowers,
    have a fab weekend!

  10. What a gorgeous balcony! I will take one just like it please:) Hope you are having a wonderful weekend Leeann ~ Tina xx

  11. Gorgeous balcony, lovely flowers to brighten the day.
    Enjoy your weekend.

  12. Lovely images and I can just imagine the smells--
    Winter is upon us here - even in Sydney and I am enjoying the lovely smells of candles in vanilla and spice - it makes the house so cosy.
    Hope you weekend was happy.

  13. I never get tired of pictures of French Balconies!!!!!!!!!Esp with flowers........lovely. Maryanne xo

  14. Hi Leeann,
    So sorry for my absence....I have been staying with my sister whilst our husbands went to LeMans ! !
    I have been trying to catch up with my commenting ever since. I'm so behind but hope to be back on track soon.
    What a gorgeous balcony bedecked with flowers and great that you are in the B&B guide. XXXX

  15. Beautiful balcony photo shot.

    Stop by and visit.


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