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High Five: Owl Song Vintage

Bonjour ! It's raining cats and dogs outside, l'horreur ! ... After a weekend pottering at home, making plans for our new bathroom, I am in the mood for some serious sorting out and re-arranging (that includes my laptop and facebook...
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Inspiration: Play Is Work

Kaija Vogel takes playing very seriously. And kids and parents the world over will be thankful for that I'm sure. Growing up in Finland in the 1970's, Kaija was given the freedom to explore the outside world through play. Her mother made...
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Inspiration: My Muse Comes and Goes

I spend a lot of time on etsy now, and love checking my feed every morning.You know I'm a fan of vintage things, for little and big ones alike, so more than anything, I enjoy a good rummage on this huge digital marketplace. I always seem...
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Mercredi Moodboard - Just Something About The Light

ça y'est - I'm wearing a long baggy jumper and skinny jeans today.It's raining, softly, again.Wet leaves underfoot, the smell of soaked soil and a carpet of pine needles outside.Time for bonfires soon. And have you noticed?There's just...
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What's New?

Hey, I hope you all had a fabulous weekend! It's been quiet around here again, don't you think? Well, I'm busy, busy, busy, I promise! I know some of you will already know if you follow me on facebook and pinterest, but for those that...
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Shop Watch: Désuet

Delightfully distressed and bien sûr, the styling is divine. Eh Oui ... French newcomer Désuet opened its doors this week, and as you can see, promises to offer a very special selection of poetical, time-worn treasures for you and your...
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Mercredi Moodboard - Feels Like Fall

Suddenly, It's raining outside, the skies are dark and a storm is a-brewing. It feels like fall déjà ... All images taken from my Tumblr - Plumes & Feathers (from top left to bottom right)1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 Enjoy!
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Inspiration: State of Space

State of Space The stuff my dreams are made of... The kind of things I scour our local flea markets for almost every weekend. The distressed, time-worn, utilitarian finds I love to fill our home with. Visual poetry Forget the price tags...
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Shop Watch: Wooden Story

x Wooden toys are timeless. They're natural, soft to touch and smell so good. Mmm, that smell... my father was a carpenter. I love the smell of wood, the sound of a plane, the sight of fresh shavings falling to the floor. Polish brand...
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Etsy Crush: KukloFerma

I have discovered some truly amazing soft toys and dolls over the past five years of blogging, and every time I come across a new maker I am always amazed by their ability to create something different with so much personality. Ukranian...
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Inspiration: Colour For Kids

Time for Five Faves, don't you think? I'm feeling inspired by so much colour in the kids' design world right now, in total contrast to my personal taste for minimal, neutral home interiors. A bit of brightness makes a refreshing change,...
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Mercredi Moodboard - Say It With Flowers

Good Morning! Let's kick off with some floral inspiration from my tumblr Plumes & Feathers I am enjoying curating this new blog tremendously and wanted to say thank you for all the new follows over there these past couple of weeks. Un...
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Inspiration: Hanging Around

Bonjour September! We've spent the last few days getting ready for the kids to go back to school.Trying to make the most of those final precious moments outside in the garden, enjoying the pool and sunshine too. I have mixed feelings about...
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Inspiration: EFVVA AW14/15

EFVVA has done it again! If you've been following me for a couple of years or more you'll know that I have loved Ewa Wrobel-Hultqvist's work from the outset. I am always drawn to strong patterns (although I rarely wear them myself), and...
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Mercredi Moodboard - Feeling Crafty

If you follow me on instagram, facebook or pinterest, you will already know how inspired I have been feeling after visiting the Claude Viallat exhibition in Montpellier on Saturday. The whole family loved it, and I can't wait to go back...
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Graphic Friends

It seems ages since I shared Five Faves! It's the last week of the long summer holidays here in France and we are all getting ready to go back to school and work. New shoes, bags and books have been bought, so now it's time to get...
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Stick It Back Together Again

Forever inspired by the simplicity and versatility of cardboard, I am delighted to share these few pictures of Russian company Hochu ne mogu's modern eco-construction kit. Made from robust white cardboard and bright colourful velcro...
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Shop Watch - Moss & Mountain

If you caught my previous post about life here in the Camargue, I'm sure you'll understand why I'm smitten with the beautiful designs in the new-to-me kid's store Moss & Mountain Inspired by the 70's and Country & Western culture,...
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Back In The Saddle

Yes, I'm back.It was party time in our small village in the south of France la semaine dernière.A week of white horses, bulls racing through the streets and dancing into the early hours of the morning.There is much to be said for living...
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Home Now

I've been waiting for this special moment for such a long time.Tomorrow we're are going 'home' to Ilkley in West Yorkshire for my sister's wedding.I am as giddy as a kipper, I doubt I'll be able to sleep tonight.You can follow me on...
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