Monday, April 29, 2013

Another Peak into the Parisian Hideaway!

Next Friday and Saturday, May 10th and 11th, from 10 am to 3 pm, we will have our first shopping event since we closed our traditional retail store.
Imagine entering a Parisian apartment in the year 1925!  We have created a time capsule of French inspired merchandise!  Here's just a sampling of what came in this weekend!!
Set of 12 hand painted Limoges dessert compotes

The most unusual pickle jar I have ever found!  Perfect and pretty piece
 to keep dog treats on the counter!

 Pair of cut crystal oval shaped compotes

                                                               Intricate lattice design compote

 Set of three old glass bottles in brass carrying basket-  would be great to be olive oil and vinegars by the stove!
 Set of old horn steak knives
 Green leaf majolica plates, bread boards and bread knife

love using these old tea pots for flowers

 Wonderful planter- great used to serve iced beverages at a party!
 A few more pieces with that divine fuchsia color
Pink opaline urn embellished with gold motif

Huge 4 panel toile screen

 Large meat dome

Pair of 1920's perfumes

Wonderful old fountain

 Long carved bench - perfect for the end of a bed or in front of a fireplace!
Old French doors- perfect for your Paris apartment! Solid and brought over from France

Large Eiffel tower stand- so cute for desserts or martinis!  Let your imagination go wild with the possibilities!
So plan on spending a great day next weekend- plan a day of seeing us on Friday and Saturday and then going to see the Infant Welfare Showcase House- now that would be a fun outing!!The Infant Welfare Showcase House is going on now through Mother's Day weekend!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Parisian Hideaway- New Treasures Arriving Daily!!!!

Two weeks only to go- until our first pop-up sale!  Goodies are arriving daily, as we continue to paint, clean and create our Parisian apartment for your enjoyment.  I can't share our finished displays yet - I want them to be a surprise for you.  But I can give you a little glimpse of some new arriving merchandise. 
Fabulous old gold chandelier lamp with putti

 Vintage heavy champagne coupes-  really the thing to use now!!  Very retro- very with it!

 Wonderful old silver serving dome- beautiful for serving hot appetizers.

 Pink and clear juice set from the 30's- have never seen one like this before.

Starting to set up the bistro area- fabulous wall art by SavvyCityFarmer. 
 Love the crusty statues and wicker food cover!

Great wall shelf and console in black iron.

bird cage wall shelf- can't wait to have time to really fill it! so much fun to have!!

aged mirror by SavvyCityFarmer

Gorgeous wall art by LaFaux

Don't you just adore these- so pretty as a flower container.
French treasures brought in by a true collector- Linda Lee!

And there's 2!

Love these garden statues

Eiffel Tower appetizer or dessert stand

vintage Italian  cake stand!

wonderful Victorian gold planter with insert

pretty candle sconces

another large candelabra lamp

pier mirror and stand

 Handbags and jewelry
vintage balloon chandelier - so so cool!

unbelievable antique umbrella stand- but you won't believe how we plan to use it!!
Come and find out!!  A true connoisseur's piece- heirloom quality.

wall dispensers for plastic wrap and foil.  Pretty cute!

 Fabulous painted tapestry with muted colors- too wonderful for words.

Set of 12 green and gold service plates- with "almost modern" motif in green band design.

over- sized crystal cruet.  perfect for a pretty vessel of olive oil to sit out by your stove.

mother of pearl serving pieces.

love these sconces for our dining room at the hideaway.

Another Eiffel Tower- perfect as a trellis in a large garden pot.
So as you can see- lot's of treasures are arriving daily and many more to come.  The hours of the first sale are 10 to 3, Friday May 10 the Saturday May 11th. Note : this is a change of the hours from the first email we sent out.  The sale starts at 10 am, not 11 am.
Hope to see you at our first shopping event. We are working hard  to inspire you!  You'll get lots of gardening and decorating ideas. So get a friend and plan a day of it!