The Thursday Three- Fresh from France for you

DSC02750Today’s three French treasures are a mix of old and new again

This chopping board was found under the sink in the French village house behind a pile of anti-insect products. I cannot say I have noticed the presence of any of the creatures these were designed to deter, perhaps the previous owners simply enjoyed the power of pest control?

I have scrubbed it but may have to steam clean it!

I love it’s simple clean shape  and to me it epitomises form and function, like any good kitchen tool.DSC02747

This dinner mat-right- is part of a set of six, all in different floral designs that all look like they have been lifted from the golden age of Dutch flower paintings in the 17th century.

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The cushion –below- was obviously irressistable. The best of vintage style reinterpreted in a washable fabric!

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About coteetcampagne

Artist, period home maker, renovator, restorer, Francophile. My mission is to save the old stuff, one beautiful piece at a time
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