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Mercredi Moodboard: Peek-a-Boo

Mercredi Moodboard: Peek-a-Boo

HelloAnyone? Ahhh, you're hiding! I know you're thereI caught a glimpse. FleetingBarely Bye! A softer palette for today's moodboard.Spring is in the air... All images taken from my tumblr blog Plumes & Feathers (top left to bottom... Lire la suite ›

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Well Hello March!

Well Hello March!

Gosh, it sure is good to see you!I'm not saying I don't enjoy the dark winter months,I do, especially if we're ever lucky enough to get snow.But...In Spring, well, I wake up.I bounce, I giggle, I sing.I'm me again. Images:1) Falling in... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: It's Over

Inspiration: It's Over

Look,It's over.I've come to say goodbye.Don't look at me that way.What we had was good. Hi!I'm sorry I was rushed off my feet yesterday and didn't get chance to post my mercredi moodboard. So, let's call this one 'Thursday's Thoughts', OK?... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Home Sweet Home

Inspiration: Home Sweet Home

So, they've all gone back to school and college today.Our house seems empty and quiet.We enjoyed our half-term break though, even if we stayed at home. Life is sweet here.The sun's out, our garden's green, and it really feels like Spring... Lire la suite ›

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Mercredi Moodboard: Stand Up!

Mercredi Moodboard: Stand Up!

Come on,Stand up,Pull yourself together.That's right,Get a grip, Hold your head up high. I can't believe it's Wednesday already.We're all on holiday at the moment enjoying home life and working in the garden.I'll be popping in here again... Lire la suite ›

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Mercredi Moodboard: One of Those Days

Mercredi Moodboard: One of Those Days

It is.It's one of those dayswhen there's light, so much light.Sun shining on everything,illuminatingevery nook and cranny. Ordinary becomes extraordinary Colours, patterns, textures J'aime ! Today's moodboard inspiration comes from my... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Field & Hedgerow

Inspiration: Field & Hedgerow

Bonjour ! The half-term Winter holidays have begun here in the South of France and I have to say we are all enjoying the slow life at home. As many of you know, we live in a big house which we've been renovating for years and are also... Lire la suite ›

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Mercredi Moodboard: Ice Cold Baby

Mercredi Moodboard: Ice Cold Baby

Oh baby, it's cold outside! The South of France is covered in snow, a rare occurence chez nous. I can barely walk my kids to school, I've got so many layers on (come rain or shine, I'm renowned for hardly ever wearing a coat. But I had one... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Out of The Blue

Inspiration: Out of The Blue

Then,All of a sudden,Out of the blue,Came this urgeTo do something different,Explore pastures new... Bonjour ! I hope you all had an excellent weekend.We seemed to eat, sleep and breathe art for two days, which I love. My eldest son is... Lire la suite ›

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In The Mood For Muku

In The Mood For Muku

Grey skies, grey days, grey, grey with a hint of blue. I'm in the mood for big woolly jumpers, baggy trousers and loose linen garments to go for long walks in the French countryside. Then I'll lit a fire and lounge about at home. Yes,... Lire la suite ›

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Hey Mickey!

Hey Mickey!

I've gotta admit that I'm not a huge fan of anything related to cartoons.Sure I watched all the classics and read my comics when I was younger but I doubt I'll ever set foot in Disney Land ... That said, I am sure that this adorable Miss... Lire la suite ›

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High Five #88

High Five #88

Hi there! It's a while since I've wanted to give a big High Five to someone on Kickcan & Conkers.Yesterday I stumbled on the work of Czech furniture / toy maker Libor Motycka, and I fell in love with his simple, two-toned wooden... Lire la suite ›

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Toy Crush: Structure

Toy Crush: Structure

Bonjour ! Less is more,Yes, I know,You've heard it all beforeBut... Debesy has invented a new soft toy, a minimal design object, inspired by slow life in the Baltics, and I love it! Structure is deliberately minimal, deliberately simple;... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Following A Pattern

Inspiration: Following A Pattern

Bonjour ! My eyes have been drawn to colours, patterns and textures this week.There are so many beautiful new products and designs about right now.Forever inspired by nature, by simplicity and minimalism, here are just a few of my... Lire la suite ›

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Mercredi Moodboard: I'm Waiting

Mercredi Moodboard: I'm Waiting

I'm waiting,waiting patiently in the blue zone.Oh baby, it's cold outside.When will those clouds disappear? Bonjour !Some blue-but-cosy inspiration from my tumblr Plumes and Feathers. Are you following me there yet?Go on, treat yourself to... Lire la suite ›

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Bonjour ! I hope you all enjoyed your weekend. We pottered a bit, went to the local market in Sommières and spent the better part of Sunday afternoon at our favourite beach, L'Espiguette. There's nothing like a going for a run on wet sand... Lire la suite ›

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You'll Find Me In The Forest

You'll Find Me In The Forest

Bonjour et Bon Week-End! I can't believe how quickly this week went. I am trying to spend more time with my children this year, as my almost 19-year old has virtually left the nest. It's a strange feeling when they learn to fly... Although... Lire la suite ›

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Turning Over A New Leaf

Turning Over A New Leaf

We've decided we have to read more at home this year. We all love books but after a long day at school followed by a substantial amount of homework in Savannah's case, it's often so easy to succumb to the TV, tablet, phone, etc, especially... Lire la suite ›

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Simply Projekt-I

Simply Projekt-I

I have very simple tastes,no fuss, no frills, no excess.As the years go by, I'm happy to live with less,It's liberating, free space, a free mind. ahh - peace at last! I love living with a minimal palette of whites, greys, blacks and wood -... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: A-New

Inspiration: A-New

Can we just start a-new?I need to, I'm sure You do to. After a week of silence, disbelief, anger and reflection Bonjour ! Thank you for the inspiration:Fine Little Day (I can't wait for this new collection!)Beautifully simple WOO Toys from... Lire la suite ›

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