Tag Archives: vide-grenier

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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