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26 Aug 2013

Vide greniers - flea market - Flohmarkt

In a village near ours - a very small one - we found this

 

A night table - for "the house of renovation" - how I call it.

The price was 8€/~10$ - isn't that great, it is so beautiful.

The room where it will live is still without window but has a new floor made by DH.

The window is ordered and can be fetched in October. The first order did not fit,

it was too large - this is in France....


And this is now a tree in our garden in Germany.

I open the window, reach out and gather a few

little yellow plums - 'Mirabellen' in German.


On the window sill.

We are back in the 'basis camp', the camp of books, fabrics, threads, and much more -

and also the ordered magazines


I will be occupied.

 

8 comments:

  1. oh how wonderful to have plums so close at hand. i just bought some at the supermarket.

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  2. oh yours mirabellen are still ripe. here (in north France) they are very late.

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  3. Your little night table is beautiful. Lovely looking plums, and how lovely to be able to pick them from your window. Enjoy reading your new magazines.

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  4. what a lovely piece, and it has a marble top too. So you are home again and enjoying your plums, I did not get one on my tree this year or any blossom, maybe next year it will be a bumper crop.Have stopped my subscription to Inspirations, have them all up to now but enough is enough as they say

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  5. Oooooh, it must have been exciting to come back to those books. You amaze me how you fit in the blogging travelling around as you do. I love the little chest and it looks wonderful on the new flooring. Your DH has done a good job on that. The plums are unusual (to me) are they sweet? I love a good plum and you are lucky to be able to just pluck them from the base camp window!

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  6. Mmmm! Yummy Mirabellen! Your night table is lovely too. What a great buy! Enjoy.

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  7. It is a beautiful little table and the floors are beautiful too. Plums seem a long way away down here. I'd love to be able to reach out my window and have a munch!

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  8. i noticed the marble top on the bedside table as well. It is a very beautiful piece with those elegantly curved legs.

    I can see you really are going to be busy with your new books it is always exciting to have a new magazine and discover all the wonders inside. And you can nibble on those wonderful plums while you are reading.

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