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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Salon

A quick post and some pics of the Salon of the Maison de Livre. 

I hadn't finished fraying the edges of the rug!! It was taking soooo long and I needed to get other things done!

Most of the books I bought from Bagusitaly from Etsy. The ones on the vintage player in the fireplace are from LDelaney also on Etsy. So well made.

 This dresser I love. It is a Petite Princess one from the 1960's in mint condition still with it's box. I think I got it through eBay.

I made these french doors to come out so that I an get into the little foyer area to dress it and change light bulbs when needed.

I love this Mucha poster. I have been trying to find one in RL size.

I still haven't finished off the ceiling treatment yet. It is a small space and I have been looking for a ceiling rose that isn't too busy. I have a wonderful 5 arm chandelier from Art of Mini waiting to hang up once I have the rose.

No knob on the drawer, I had run out of the little glass beads I use!! Argh!!


Only the book shop to go!! Actually only 200 more books to go!!!
Be safe!! Carriexx

14 comments:

  1. Hi.. I am new here, having come to your site via several others! But I just had to say how much I love your 'other' site as well, and I am in awe of your creativity, imagination and skill.
    And the miniatures on this blog are beautiful... you have me hankering again for another dolls house. I am down to one, due to lack of space (books take up so much room when you have a collection of thousands!) and the inability these days to make small items. So I live vicariously through lovely blogs like yours. Thank you. I think...!

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  2. Another wonderful room, I love the atmosphere there is in your rooms.
    Geneviève

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  3. What can one say when faced with perfection? Your house is like a dream, Carrie! You accomplish what I can only dream of!

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  4. Aaah, I'm in awe of your creativity mate, love the way you pull a room together from odds and ends and it turns out so elegant.

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  5. It's really lovely, the vintage dresser is something special. The room colours are so restful, and yet you've also managed to convey a sense of 'life' and activity with all the books and other little accessories. You should be very very pleased with it.

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  6. Hi Carrie,

    your house is looking divine! It really looks like the sort of place i would be happy to shrink down and live in forever. Lots of attention to detail, just beautiful!

    ML Fi xx

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  7. realmente o seu blog é muito bonito.
    tudo tão cuidadosamente perfeito e delicado..
    serei seguidora do seu blog

    http://casadebonecaseloisa.blogspot.pt/

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  8. Hi Carrie
    I am SOOO in love with this house! I've said it before and I'll happily say it again - you have such a gift at making your rooms look timeless and effortless. I just wish I could do the same.
    Thanks for sharing all the pics
    x

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  9. Gee shucks everyone thank you!! Blush. I just filled it up with the stuff I used to fill up my RL house with but had to stop because I couldn't find my kids anymore ;0)

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  10. Tudo é tão lindo e delicado!
    Eu adorei. ;)

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  11. Very beautiful! It's elegant and so delicate. I like the atmosphere.
    Bye Faby

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  12. Una maravilla de trabajo, se ve tan fino y elegante, me gusta mucho. Enhorabuena por ese salón. Divino!!! Besos

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  13. It's a lovely little room and how nice to see how it relates to the others.

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  14. Hola Carrie, tienes un precioso blog.
    Tu casa es tan dulce y exquisita, felicidades por tan perfecto trabajo.
    Milm besos...Julia

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