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samedi 28 avril 2012

Frothy, feathery,old tea colour, foxed & fantastique!!!



I absolutely adore old timeworn French books. I love them piled high on a shelf or table. Gorgeous tied with a ribbon or old hemp string.






But then.................I also adore them like this.............




I have found this tutorial on "youtube" that explains how to make one......here is the link. ( press on arrow to start).










For years I have walked past the batches at brocantes  as I thought they were not " full books". What was I thinking? I have a huge pile from an attic clearance and I now I realise what I have been missing!!




Now then..................have you seen my glue?


A demain mes belles!!


xx




4 commentaires:

  1. John, where's the glue! Now see what you've done Shirley :-)
    How's the brocante season shaping up?
    Have a great weekend.
    D
    X

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    1. Hi Di,
      Its lashing a gale and raining chiens & chats!! Fortunately tomorrow there is a 250 strong brocante in the undercover cattle market so if its bad we`ll be okay!!
      Hope you are not being lashed about on the waves!!
      xxxxxxxxxxxx

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  2. My My My...I saw these in your shop and put one in my cart and went back a minute later and someone else bought it....sigh.

    I'll get one...let me go back...these are fabulous.

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  3. So cool! Thank you!
    p.s. You and Di seem to get rained on and lashed about a lot. Sounds kind of exciting.

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