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Linen everywhere...

{fabulous antique monogrammed linen chemise}

You will recall that I bought some antique french linen and other goodies whilst in Provence, well it has now been washed and ironed and all I need to do is update the shop.

My Mathilde M order also arrived so there are boxes and objets everywhere....


A demain mes amies,

L x

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  1. I bet the vintage linen is just gorgeous, even if the ironing part was tedious! xx

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  2. Hi Leeann
    Welcome back to Eymet.(smile)
    Can't wait to see all you goodies from Provence.

    Julie xx

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  3. I actually found one of these night shirts that fit me last year! I love it! Yours is lovely!
    Theresa

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  4. So pretty! I love monograms.
    Have a nice day.
    Teresa

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  5. I love vintage linens! I wish I had a cabinet full! xoxoxo www.1942charm.blogspot.com

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  6. Ever so pretty french linen!!
    ~Dianne~

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Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

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