Tag Archives: vide-grenier

Monday, and the weekend’s booty

Saturday saw us trawling the big Vide Grenier that forms part of Espezel’s agricultural and artisan fair Foire Espezel It’s very beautiful up there in the Plateau de Sault, but at nearly 900 m above sea level, the drop in … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three – French treasures- on Monday?

As my Thursdays are usually crazy, I am posting three today- One of my new range of textiles made with vintage and recycled fabrics and trimmings Left I have started on some of these table runners which I can make … Continue reading

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Salon update- and the mysterious disappearing Vide Grenier

I have mounted one of my latest acquisitions from a very good VG at Carcassonne. Poshbirdy and I spotted stuff we liked on a particular stall. Some deep thought (OK , we went looking for another VG and couldn’t find … 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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An ode to the “os de mouton” chair

The festival vide-greniers was back in the medieval square again this year. So atmospheric. But I’m very glad we don’t live right on the charming Promenade de Château Fort ourselves; the stall holders literally set up right outside the doors … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- Light fittings and Lions (GGRRHH)

The annual vide-grenier in our French village has thrown up some real gems over the last few years. I purchased a pair of these Empire style  appliques (wall lights) from our Mayor. If he ever comes round for an aperitif, … Continue reading

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