Tag Archives: lace

Episode 155- Chez Nous le dimanche

The reality of being here in France, and not having to fill every waking day with work on the house because we go back to the UK tomorrow, is kicking in. Little milestones (we will have been here a month … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three – Esperaza Vide-Grenier

Let me just say that I am not unaffected by what is happening in the world. I may be idyllicly located now, but life is not rose-tinted and terrible things are happening elsewhere. My child works an inherently dangerous and … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- HOW much is TOO much?

I have quite a few of these 19thc cotton tablecloths & table mats with lace and drawn thread work and was planning to hang a couple of small ones on the shower room doors to preserve the modesty of the … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- the clocks are ticking (again)

The clocks are ticking………………..again is this it? I don’t know, but I will, literally, keep you all posted. Left & Right- Little ceramic clock. Very reproduction, but screamingly suitable for my take on French Country style. (note, those letter could … Continue reading

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Gallery, some more textile treasures

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Episode 83- My Right Foot

renovation, restoration, inflammation My right foot has been thoroughly traumatised this week. On Tuesday I stepped on an eviscerated slug (in bare feet- me, not the slug) that had crawled under our ill fitting back door ) vile sensation. On … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- C is for chic: crochet lace,ceramics, chinese characters

Whilst it may be true that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone, it is also true that you don’t know what you want until you see it! I have been looking for a light antique or vintage … Continue reading

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