A Pretty French Print

I unpacked my treasures from our antiquing field trip to Pennsylvania this week . . .

and right away I knew where I wanted to hang a vintage French print that I purchased.

This print was tucked away in a corner and with a price tag of $12.00 and an additional 20% off.

So needless to say, it needed to come home with me.

Vintage French Print/Ironstone-Housepitality Designs

This space is predominately white . . . showcasing ironstone pieces on white vintage stools

and me loving color, realized that this space really needed some color.

Vintage French Print-Housepitality Designs

I believe the translation of this is:

View of the Vicinity of Nantes

A Paris to Chereau Street de Mathurins

Vintage French Print/Vintage blue bottle-Housepitality Designs

The vintage blue bottles seem to pick up the blues in the print.

Vintage French Print/Vintage Ironstone-Housepitality Designs

Vintage French Print/Ironstone-Housepitality Designs

I added a pretty bunch of lavender for added color and texture and not to mention

a lovely scent.

Vintage French Print/Ironstone-Housepitality Designs

Vintage French Print/Ironstone-Housepitality Designs

For less than $10.00, this beautiful vintage print was just the thing that I needed to add some

great color and interest to this area.

Have a wonderful day! . . . I will be happily spending time outdoors working with the things that

I bought yesterday from my favorite garden center that closed about 2 years ago

and re-opened on a smaller scale as the owner was not quite ready for retirement

and loved what he did . . . and I am happy!

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  1. I love it and of course you had to have it at that super price! Good shopping eye!!
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  2. Small details sure make a difference Shirley! Can’t wait to see your outdoor projects.
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  3. What a bargain, it’s a lovely piece and you have it styled just perfectly 🙂
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  4. I hope you have a beautiful day to work outside. We’ll be up your way next weekend to house hunt and are crossing fingers that it doesn’t snow! 🙂 Love the print and the bunch of lavender is the perfect French touch, too!
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  5. Linda miller says

    Great find, pretty print, perfect touch. Enjoy your time outdoors with your garden center purchases. I love this quote…In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.

  6. I love it Shirley what a pretty frame too! That whole area looks so pretty! Enjoy your day:-)
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  7. Shirley,
    What a beautiful print and awesome price!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda
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  8. Your print is the perfect addition to your vignette! The blue bottle looks wonderful with it. You have some amazing pieces of ironstone in your collection. Great find and fantastic price! We have rain here today. I have my fingers crossed that it will move out quickly. I’m trying to landscape the duplex and it continues to rain. Hoping your pretty weather is on it’s way to Georgia!
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  9. What a great find…such a pretty print! Looks perfect with you ironstone too….
    Have a great week!!!
    ~Des
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  10. Gorgeous and such a steal. Love your vignettee
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  11. Shirley, this whole vignette is beautiful! Of course I LOVE all the whites, but the print adds such a pretty touch of subtle color. 🙂
    Susan
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  12. This is one of my favorite spots, with so many things that I love…white stools, ironstone, pretty bottles, lavender, and now that wonderful print!! Perfect!!
    Mary Alice
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  13. Wow Shirley what a great find and great price. Your vignette looks so pretty.
    Kris
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  14. What a pretty print, Shirley. It is perfect in that spot and I love the bottles and of course the lavender! We are painting…. It is WAY too cool and WINDY to be outside but it sure LOOKS pretty out. The sun is shining brightly. Beautiful!
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  15. Lovely print! Hope you’ll be showing us your outdoor treasures soon! It’s too cold here yet for outdoor work…except for all the planning! 😉

  16. What a lovely print and the price was a steal. It looks good with your white and it works so well adding a little color there.

    So glad that your garden center re-opened. I have been working in my garden getting everything well established before we get the HOT HOT weather. They said 90 on Thursday and Friday. Where did our Winter and Spring go to. Stop by mt latest post and see what is blooming in my garden. The nasturtiums have taken over, so I have to thin them out before they smother my iris.

    Have a great day in the garden and love your new print.
    Mary
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  17. You sure have a great eye for bargains!! Love how you have everything displayed.
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  18. That is a really pretty print, Shirley! What a great find and I love how it looks with this vignette. You show that it pays to check out those forgotten corners sometimes!
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  19. that vignette is so pretty. the print goes so well with the lavender and all of the white.

  20. So pretty Shirley! I love your vignette and your print among the ironstone! What a bargain too 🙂
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  21. It is pretty and does add a unique kind of special touch to that space…
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