Monday, December 13, 2010

New post coming up

I know it has been a long while ago since I posted a blog post here but I'm very happy to tell you that I just returned from a weekend trip to Paris and made quite a few pictures in some really lovely boutiques, so I will start posting again soon and there will be also a guest post coming up.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Lou Lou addict

This boutique on the hip rue Keller is filled with colourfull items for home decoration and kids rooms. They sell a mix of French, Scandinavian and Japanese brands and they always have the best shop windows!! If you are not traveling to Paris anytime soon you can shop in their webshop and see a video impression of the shop here.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Mandorla Palace

I think I already told you that rue Francois Miron is my favourite street in Paris, it's a street filled with lovely shops and a new one there is this shop Mandorla Palace. A shop full of poetic items to decorate a (kids) room. One of the designers who sells her work there is Olivia from Yumyum creations, she makes these pretty mobiles, don't you love that sweet umbrella with the bird on top! Other designers you can find there are Le coq en pate, Donna Wilson and Trousselier.
***pictures by Olivia***

Monday, March 1, 2010


This shop is heaven, a Japanese bookstore in the middle of Paris. Here you can find all the japanese sewing and crafts books you want ( and afford) and they have also a great selection of magazines, stickers and stamp-making kits.
*** Thanks Simone for letting me use your pictures***


I have read a lot about this shop and the idea behind it, selling secondhand, designer collections and more and also support a goog course. I was really looking forward on going to this store and I must say the building is really great and the shop is nice but not a wow.....
***thanks Simone for sharing these pictures***

Monday, February 22, 2010

La Droguerie

An other magical place in Paris ( for those who like textile crafts) la Droguerie, a shop filled with perfect wools, lots of pots full with beads, ribbons, applique and so much more. The shop is located at nr. 9 and 11 rue du Jour very near Les Halles. The shop is quite small and filled with plenty and is very popular and sometimes very busy . If you like a more open space but don't want to miss out on all these goodies you can visit la Droguerie in le Bon Marche at the top floor. If you are at le Bon Marche don't forget to go to the books department in the soutterain where they have a nice craft/sewing book collection.
* thanks again to Sonia who took these lovely pictures

Entree des Fournisseurs

If you like fabrics (liberty) , felt, nice patterns( citronelle), buttons and lots of ribbons you have to visit this place!! They have it all and perhaps even more... in the middle of the Marais very near to place des Voges(my favourite place in Paris)
*thanks to Sonia from the lovely blog Cozy Memories for letting me use her Paris shop photos!!

Sunday, February 21, 2010


This stylish children's boutique just moved to a bigger place at 81-83 Rue du Cherche-midi, here you can find all for decorating a kids room. I really like their use of non-standard childrens colours like grey's, brown and orche.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Tombées du Camion

This very small shop is just like Alladin's cave, so many little tresors to be found there it reminded me of the attic from my grandmother....certainly worth a visit. Located at 17 rue Joseph de Maistre, you can find their site here.

Z.O.U. Boutique

This boutique is situated in Rue Houdon at number 7 and is very near Montmartre. I loved the boutique so fresh and colourfull and so much lovely things to see you can see their shop-blog here.