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Happy to see you…

Penelope has been designing beautiful handmade dolls for a while.She even dresses them up with gorgeous clothes using Liberty fabric and patterns from Citronille which by the way, I highly recommend if you want to sew gorgeous French outfits for your kids.And now Penelope has opened her first workshop/boutique and like everything she does, it is simply beautiful so if you are in France near Les Sables d’Olonne, make sure you pay her a visit 109 route du Chateau d’Olonne, 85100 Les Sables d’Olonne Horaires d’été : du mardi au samedi de 10h à 12h et de 14h à 19h. Et sur rendez-vous au 06 86 45 93 68.  Welcome sticker from here | Linen scarves from there Cela fait quelques années déja que Pénélope crée de jolies poupées.Elle leur fait meme de tres jolis habits en tissu Liberty et utilisant les patrons de Citronille – une marque que je recommende chaudement si vous souhaitez coudre de beaux habits pour vos enfants. Et maintenant Pénélope a ouvert son premier atelier/boutique et comme tout ce qu’elle fait, c’est simplement magnifique. Si vous passez dans la …

Homemade (really) cards

Yesterday, the weather in London was like this. So, while my mum was sewing a school apron for Mila, I got Mila’s rubber stamps out to keep her busy and to make some cool cards…Resultat des cacahouetes (can’t translate…would mean something like ‘total of peanuts’…see I told you… can’t translate)Mila’s time spent on making cards: 20 minMoi’s time spent on making cards: 2 hours (I wasn’t slow, I got hooked!) My mum: “Who do you send kisses to?“Moi: “ummm..to my customers“…ok maybe not, will keep these for the familyAnd then, I made smaller ones…. And even smaller ones….with lots of love because we never give enough love and beaucoup de merci because it’s nice and politeI know the ‘I’ in MERCI is an exclamation mark but we lost the ‘I’ On our little shop, we already have a beautiful, stylish card like this and if you order any of these, you will probably want to receive something else other than my dodgy handmade card but I think with these Japanese masking tapes from Papermash, they …

Little Winter Market

Sometimes I see something happening in another city that looks so cool and cute that I really wish I was living there? Do you get that too? Last week, I would have loved to attend Little Winter Market in Portland (Oregon), a handmade market well curated by Abby and beautifully styled by Chelsea. However I’m very excited by the forthcoming Donna Wilson‘s sample sale at her warehouse: Unit 12, 10-14 Hollybush Gardens, London, E2 9QP Thursday 2 December: 18.00 – 21.00Friday 3 December: 12.00 – 18.30Saturday 4 December: 10.00 – 18.00Sunday 5 December: 10.00 -15.00 Thanks to Little Oceanannie for the beautiful images above and anja verdugo for the gorgeous video Parfois, je vois des choses et des évenements tellement cool, qui se passent dans d’autres pays, que cela me donne envie de vivre la-bas. Cela vous arrive? C’est l’effet que m’a fait Little Winter Market a Portland en Oregon, un petit marché de designers superbement organisé par Abby et decoré par Chelsea. http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/UxVs