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Expatriée, gourmande, passionnée par l'art et son histoire, voyageuse a temps partiel, curieuse a temps plein. (en français et en anglais)

DIY Star Headband // DIY Bandeau à Etoiles

DIY Star Headband // DIY Bandeau à Etoiles

January being this generally dull and quite depressing month, I felt like we all needed to shine a little bit more. To add a bit of sparkle, dream, extravagance and magic into our lives. This cute headband is super easy and quick to make,... Lire la suite ›

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Tarte aux Coeurs

Tarte aux Coeurs

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January Playlist

January Playlist

PS : Pour Hozieret God Help The Girl je vous recommande les albums en entier, ils sont vraiment top. Disclosure and London Grammar : Help me lose my mind Phebe Starr : Tonight God Help the Girl : The Psychiatrist is In God Help the Girl :... Lire la suite ›

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    ruerivard Oh j'ajoute tout de suite Gold Help the Girl à ma playlist du moment. Merci pour la découverte ! :) le 19 janvier 2015, 21:51

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DIY Paper Tassel Garland // DIY Guirlande de Pompons en Papier

DIY Paper Tassel Garland // DIY Guirlande de Pompons en Papier

January is usually considered as this grey, dull and not so festivemonth. Christmas came and went, and winter and still here. However, I rathersee the first month of the year as a happy month. What better time to have afresh start,... Lire la suite ›

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Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

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Je suis Charlie

Je suis Charlie

We all heard about the massacre that happened at the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris. This was a useless, stupid and cruel move from extremists that call themselves Muslims but shouldn’t be considered as such (I invite you to watch this... Lire la suite ›

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Galette des Rois and its Crown // Galette des Rois et sa Couronne

Galette des Rois and its Crown // Galette des Rois et sa Couronne

Today is Epiphany, a Christian celebration that commemorates the visit of the Magi to the Christ child. In France, it is custom to eat a special cake called “Galette des Rois”, cake of the Kings. This cake is usually filled with almond... Lire la suite ›

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    ruerivard Trop jolie cette couronne ! Je crois que je vais me la garder sous le coude pour les prochaines galettes, mais surtout pour la moindre occasion de jouer les princesses... ;) le 13 janvier 2015, 22:31

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Mini snowflake biscuits

Mini snowflake biscuits

These pretty biscuits are simple and light, perfect to have with a cup of tea next to an open fire. I hope you will like them! Mini almond shortbreads(for about 120 tiny biscuits)Ingredients:2 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup golden sugar3/4... Lire la suite ›

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New Year's Wishes

New Year's Wishes

So this is it, the very first day of 2015! I hope you had the merriest New Year’s Eve night, and you are as eager as I am to welcome 2015. Good resolutions and aims, hopes for the future and wishes of fortunes... 2015 is like a white... Lire la suite ›

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DIY Silver dipped champagne glasses // Verres à champagne argentés

DIY Silver dipped champagne glasses // Verres à champagne argentés

This year has been beautiful and full with exciting news and opportunities. Amongst them, opening my e-shop, which was for me a great achievement. It is now almost time to say farewell to 2014 and welcome 2015 as a new year full of... Lire la suite ›

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Mulled Wine // Vin Chaud à la Cannelle

Mulled Wine // Vin Chaud à la Cannelle

I hope you had the loveliest Christmas and you are still enjoying some of the holiday cheers. As for myself I am still cosying up in the French countryside, before heading back to busy London very soon. I find that there is no better way... Lire la suite ›

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Merry Christmas and the Happiest Wishes

Merry Christmas and the Happiest Wishes

Dearest readers, I want to wish you the best Christmas. May this day be the sweetest and the loveliest. I hope you are celebrating with all your loved ones, along with a mountain of presents, a decadent feast and a lot of joy. I have... Lire la suite ›

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Gingerbread in a jar

Gingerbread in a jar

Recette adaptée à partir de l’originale par / Adapted recipe from original by Marmiton. Lire la suite ›

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Noël en France

Noël en France

From where I am writing, carols are sung in French, Christmas Eve is just as important as Christmas Day and waiters at the café are called “Garçon!”.Back home in France for the holiday, I hope you are all having a lovely time with... Lire la suite ›

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Gingerbread and white chocolate cake pops

Gingerbread and white chocolate cake pops

Only one week before Christmas and I cannot wait to go back to France to celebrate the festive season with my family. I have been dreaming of perfect presents, kisses under the mistletoe, snowy days and beautiful feasts. These pretty cake... Lire la suite ›

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DIY Clay Candle Holders

DIY Clay Candle Holders

6. Spray paint them, and voilà! Lire la suite ›

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Silent Joy Shop - Launching

Silent Joy Shop - Launching

If you have any question or request, please comment on this article or email me directly (silentjoyshop[at]gmail.com). xo Mélodie Lire la suite ›

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Les vitrines de Noël

Les vitrines de Noël

London is so beautiful at this time of the year. Last week, I have spent a whole day gazing at all the wonderful shop windows perfectly decorated for the occasion. To think that next year I will be admiring the ones in Paris feels me with... Lire la suite ›

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White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

I have been welcoming the festive season with these delicious treats. Paired with a cup of tea and a good book, it is the perfect way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon... White chocolate and cranberry cookies (for about 20... Lire la suite ›

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Glitter Garland DIY

Glitter Garland DIY

I have been day dreaming about a glittery Christmas and then decided to add a bit of sparkle to the apartment. This very simple garland is just perfect to cheer up the decor and add a festive touch. You will need: cardboard pencil sharp... Lire la suite ›

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