Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Vintage French Finds


This week we were able to find a few great French treasures 


an amazing French dictionary encyclopedia dated 1924
with beautiful illustrations and  fleur-de-lis on the cover

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some French pictures

French clothing ads from 1865; everything is written in French

I think this one is going to go here

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Thanks for stopping by today.
~ Julie



Today I'm linking with:
Time Travel Thursday ~ http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/2011/03/time-travel-thursday-35-cottage.html
French Cupboard's Voila! French Party ~ http://frenchcupboard.blogspot.com/2011/03/voila-just-back-from-france.html 
Inspiration Friday ~ http://www.atthepicketfence.com/2011/03/inspiration-friday-party-no-6.html  
Vintage Inspiration Fridays ~ http://commonground-debrasvintagedesigns.blogspot.com/2011/03/vintage-inspiration-friday-28-what-can.html
Feathered Nest Friday ~  http://frenchcountrycottage.blogspot.com/2011/03/little-pink-blooms-welcome-to-feathered.html 

24 comments:

  1. Hi Julie,
    What great finds! And I absolutely love that toile wall paper--It is gorgeous!!!

    How are you doing? Good, I hope!
    XO
    Cindy

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  2. Very pretty prints and I love the beautiful book illustrations, too!

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  3. Very neat treasures you found!

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  4. Great 'frenchy' finds. I love that framed picture that you've hung in the bathroom ... looks fab. with the toile wallpaper!

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  5. Are you selling the French dictionary? If so let me know how much you want for it!
    Theresa
    aka:tot

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  6. What awesome finds! They're stunning! You must have been so thrilled to find them. That dictionary is fantastic.

    Sarahx

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  7. Oops, I forgot to say that I'm your new follower.

    Sarahx

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  8. Awesome French finds ... my favorites are the illustrations in the book, I wish I could see more ... I bet they are all fantastic! Great treasure hunting ... and thank you for letting us have a peek at Voila!
    xo
    Jill

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  9. Oh I just adore your French finds!

    I have a new French inspired post up on Metis Linens.
    http://metislinen.blogspot.com

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  10. Thank you for stopping by Brambly and following me. I would love to know how you got through the transition of your children leaving for college. I'm a little apprehensive for the change.

    Fondly,
    Ann-Marie

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  11. Lovely finds!!

    I love the black toile wallpaper!

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  12. I love everything...but most especially the old book! Gorgeous! ♥

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  13. Hey Julie! Adore that French dictionary! What a wonderful treasure! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  14. Oh your French finds are divine! I'm so jealous! Thanks for visiting my blog:)

    Abby

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  15. Oooh, great finds! I've looked and looked around our area for vintage French books, but keep comin' up short.

    Thanks for linking to the party.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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  16. Love that print in the bath! Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Hi Julie!
    I just love old books and your toile wallpaper is a perfect background for your new artwork!
    Gosh - these were some wonderful finds!!
    Hugs,
    Sabre'

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  18. Wow! Love all your French finds! Pretty.

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  19. FULL of so much character and time worn to perfection!!

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  20. Oh the illustrations are really lovely!

    Thank you for sharing your French Inspiration with us.

    Blessings... Polly
    French Cupboard
    Counting Your Blessings

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  21. What lovely finds, Julie!
    Have a great weekend! :)
    ~ Jo

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  22. Hi Julie~ What delightful French finds!!! I have some of those French ads framed too- they are so darling! Thanks for sharing this at FNF! :)

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  23. GREAT finds! Love the pictures of the ladies in their fancy dresses!

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