Tag Archives: textile

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- Vintage whitework bed linen

You can’t beat a bit of provenance and a little story behind your antique or vintage pieces. I am a fan of the old textile companies which flourished in the the north west of England on the back of the … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- Rocking a bit of Rococo in the round

There is something about round frames that appeals to me . Maybe because they evoke period interiors with fading fabrics, family treasures  and hand carved furniture. Another place and another time. I bought this French Rococo inspired frame on ebay … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- vintage accessories

Decorative pieces   of a different kind today, although these three will be on display in a bedroom at the French village house. From the age of fourteen, I have been been picking up vintage clothes and accessories. Many have … Continue reading

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