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Existing Only Briefly

My husband gave me another first-class treat today. The chance to go to Houdan for the Vernissage of the exhibit Les Petits Bonheurs sans enfant. An afternoon, a couple of hours just for me, to be inspired, to meet and … Continue reading

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Festival de la Laine

Over the weekend, I went to another tremendously inspiring, wonderfully creative exhibit. The exhibit, Festival de la Laine (Wool Arts Festival) is going on until May 6 at the Bergerie Nationale in Rambouillet. The show presents 50+ artists and designers, … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Nook of Creativity

I always get so giddy with excitement every time the new Marie-Claire Idées magazine comes out. Starting this past January, the magazine now comes out bi-monthly rather than tri-monthly which has been such a treat! I was a little less … Continue reading

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“A picture should be looked at – not talked about” ~Elliott Erwitt

Friday, the boys and I went to see the Elliott Erwitt Expo at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in the Marais. This exhibit, called “Personal Best” is a sort of retrospective of Erwitt’s 60-year career and features a selection … Continue reading

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Conforming to Porcelain

While my youngest son and I were in Paris a few of weekends ago, we went to two exhibits. You can read about our first exhibit here. The second exhibit we went to is called Made in France, by Americans. … Continue reading

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Precious Treats and Special Treasures

Now with the weather getting nicer, warmer, brighter, sunnier, greener, there are several shows and fairs taking place this month and next. This weekend alone there are three such fairs – a funfair in La Chaussée d’Ivry, a fair of … Continue reading

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Exchanging Messages

I love sending messages, I love receiving messages. I enjoy writing letters – by hand, typing emails and texting messages. Recently, my youngest son and I went to Paris for the day. We spent our morning at the Musée de … Continue reading

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l’Aiguille en Fête !

Over the Valentine’s Day weekend, l’Aiguille en Fête, another creative, crafty trunk show took place at Park de la Villette in Paris for the 7th year. Unlike the Créations et Savoir Faire show that I went to back in November, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

the kids went nuts seeing all the Playmobil together at once, lots of wishes for Santa References : Il était une fois Playmobil Musée des Arts décoratifs

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Easing In, Gently

Like many, I am not a huge fan of Mondays. As I have said before, Mondays shouldn’t be so aggravating, given that we have spent a weekend relaxing and unwinding. But perhaps we are not given the chance to truely … Continue reading

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