Wednesday, December 12, 2012

French basket/Early Christmas Gift to Me

I have been a big fan of Corey Amaro’s blog Tongue in Cheek for several years. Her take on French life, photos and stories just fascinate me. I have been living vicariously through her on her Brocante (French flea market) adventures and periodically check her online store to see if there is anything I simply can’t live without.

So, when a few weeks ago I spotted a sweet little French basket she found at the Brocante, I just knew that I had to have it.

french basket

I loved it’s simplicity, but what really sold me on it was this.

french basket lining

it was lined with the most lovely French roses ticking fabric.

When I received it in the mail yesterday, I was so tickled to have this sweet little item from France. I quickly remembered some vintage millinery flowers that I have been saving for just the right thing.

french basket with flowers

And voila! My sweet little French basket all prettied up. Here’s another shot.

french basket with flowers 2

Hope you are all having a lovely 12/12/12. Just did Pilates and am getting ready to go see Anna Karenina with Isabel. Good times! Will be back soon hopefully with pictures of our Holiday Home! TTFN!


Grace said...

How pretty! I love the basket. I was reading below and love your friends bling trees! So beautiful. Grace

GardenGirl said...

hello sweet friend...i so love it too : )

Andy's Attic said...

That sweet basket had your name inside!! You made it even sweeter by adding the flowers. A perfect gift to yourself!

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

Super sweet bassket! Happy New Year!

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