French flea market finds


So, last weekend I went to Lille for La Braderie – want to see what came back avec moi? French jam jars were actually on my shopping list so I was pleased to track these down. I’m hosting a dinner party next weekend and I plan to set the table using these jars as water… 

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La Braderie: the day I died and went to vintage heaven


My friend and I had a fantastic weekend hunting for treasure at La Braderie in Lille – Europe’s biggest flea market! There was so much to see, so much to buy and we came away with some great goodies. Photos of what I bought will have to wait until this weekend (it’s too dark for… 

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I’m going to La Braderie!


33 continuous hours of bargain hunting 100km of stalls 10,000 exhibitors 500 tons of mussels to be consumed {all Decorator’s Notebook from my 2009 visit} That’s right, my friend and I are off to Lille at the crack of dawn tomorrow for the biggest junk fest in Europe… La Braderie! I’ll be back next week… 

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