French Paper Napkins. Napkin Transfers.

My Beautiful French Paper Napkins I love to collect napkins . These ones are very special to me and would have to be my favorite ones. Each napkin is covered in little rabbits, squirrels and reindeer with children playing in the snow, wearing colorful hats, coats and hand mittens. Story behind these napkinsā€¦ I found […]

“Let them eat cake”

“Let them eat cake” is the traditional translation of the French phrase “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche“, supposedly spoken by “a great princess” upon learning that the peasants had no bread. Since brioche was enriched, as opposed to normal bread, the quote supposedly would reflect the princess’s obliviousness to the condition of the people.While they […]

Missing Paris and my Daughter Amy.

Today I’m missing Paris, my second home. I felt the first cool breeze of the coming winter in Melbourne today and it reminded me of my Winter in Paris last year. I miss… the sharp icy wind hitting me in the face as I walk around the corner on my way to the market or […]


A lovely gift for all Kitchenalia collectors.I remember my mum using similar items back in the 1950,s 1 pastry pie edge crimp-er. 5 metal icing or cream decorating nozzles 1 vegetable peeler with bean stringer on opposite end 1 large bone handled ,stainless steel carving fork 1 stainless steel tea strainer 1 Potato masher with […]

Free Giveaway-Rare French Digital Collection 1

As a thank you to all my readers, you can download my Antique Cartes Postales collage sheet for free. Just click on the image and it will enlarge so you can print it out for all your art and craft projects. ABOUT THIS COLLECTION A gorgeous collection of very rare images of Antique French Cartes […]