Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Baby!

French obsession July 1st and Give away! 
Don't miss it!


OH SO cute! Wordless Wednesday for sure!




Alecia Dawn Photography in St George ,Utah

If you live there...Lucky you!
 Go SEE her and Call her now!

Linking parties are on my side bar at the end of page.

Sheila A. Nielson...Got to check her out!


My friend Sheila A Nielson is having a book signing!

Date:
Saturday, July 10, 2010
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
King's English Bookshop
Street:
1511 S. 1500 E.
City/Town:
Salt Lake City, UT


Here is her blog if you want to know her better!

So exited for you Sheila!




Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Ducks are free


French obsession July 1st and Give away! 
Don't miss it!




We took the ducks to the pond...Few days later i saw them with a group of other ducks....I am glad they find some friends and are happy....


I sold my chickens....was very sad. They find good new owners. I hatched them and we raised them , they were so gentle and sweet.

I am ok, packing up...I know a lot of good things are coming...
Have a great day!
Hugs

Monday, June 28, 2010

Grand tour, The dining room.




I have many parties in this room...


This is the room on the left when you come in the house...







I store all the pretty dishes here...This is a French reproduction...



A Thomas Kincade picture...He is very famous in Utah. I like to study his pictures for landscape inspirations.


Same chandelier as the living room...


Here is my Summer look...


 

Sunflowers, Rooster and eggs and gingham table cloth...Very French....
Did you know.....The Rooster is The French Emblem like the Eagle is for the United States.
We love our chickens, no doubts....

Want to win this necklace?
French Obsession Party and giveaway HERE.

More house tour :




The Hawaiian kid room

My weekly parties are on my right side bar.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Give away, oh i love dresses!


Cameo Boutique has a cute give away....A girl's Dress....Girls can never have enough dresses....Enter her give away at Cameo Boutique

French Obsession Party on July 1st!
Great give away!

Miley Cyrus - The Climb - Official Music Video (HQ)



I am not really a fan of Miley  Cyrus....But i heard this song on the radio the other day and made me teary. This is a good song....Yep it's the climb....This is for all my friends, family out there...We can all do it....It is ok if we loose some battles....we just need to keep going.
Avec amour,
Frenchy

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Toilet paper and super Heros


So, my fairy shows up with the last rolls of toilet paper on her hands...I say...Where are you going with those?
To wack my brothers.........(Oh just great!)
Notice....she find my chocolate secret place....proof on her face...


Then she shows me all the clothes she has been throwing down the balcony.....Some never made it down....



Then she shows up with Thomas the train costume and says....I am a super Hero.....



Lola the Diva.....When are we getting a baby brother?
Me....I don't know...I am not pregnant yet....Why do you want a baby brother so bad...
Lola....Because i want a normal kid like me in the family....
(Meaning her siblings are a little bit wild)

Hope you guys are enjoying your week-end!
XO

Friday, June 25, 2010

Toys story 3, my kids don't play with their toys....


Very weird but my kids don 't play with toys that much...So the DI is getting a lot of toys and....


We saw Toys story 3..How appropriate!
Great show, even hubby liked it!


Do your kids play with their toys?
Mine would rather play with their friends outside.
Happy week end!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Fairy garden in a pot.



I have a Garden craft for you. My kids love it, my friends copied it and it makes me happy.

This is a very cute idea if you want a Fairy garden but don't have your yard finished like me. It is in a pot...



I planted strawberries and pansies as a base for the planting...
The other plants change has they die or stop flowering. You can keep the plants in their pots also if you want and plant them in your yard when they stop flowering like Perennials...




I made this cute sign years ago and attached it to a garden mini trellis...
I used acrylic paints.
The sign is a wood plaque  from the craft store i printed the words i wanted in a pretty font....Copied it on transfer paper
Painted the rest...


I plant one tall plant behind.....Smaller in front...



The Mums went bad so i replaced them...I replaced the tulips too...





Great plants next...Changing with the season...

Here they are now...




Happy gardening week-end !

I just had a Deer eating my flower pots......Darn it!

I am going to plant flowers at the front door of the house we are renting, the minute we get there....No Deers there!
I am very exited! I love flowers and for me, having a garden brings me a lot of Joy.
Love you all!


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Post you might like:
Fairy party tutorial.




My Parties are on my right side bar at the end. Thank you!

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Stacey at fun to craft

Hello Le Chateau des Fleurs Readers!
Thank you SO much to Frenchy for having me over here today. It is always fun to take over a blog!! Here are the detes about me:
That is me, Stacey.I am the crafter over at Fun to Craft.
I blog to share tutorials, crafts, sewing projects, recipes,
frugal finds or tips, and host giveaways.

I have two crazy kiddos and a darling hubby who just graduated from law school and is in the throes of studying for the bar!! We have been on a thrifty budget so I try to make creative things that don't break the bank. I craft as my creative outlet because I think it helps keep me sane! I definitely dig home decor, sewing, crocheting, hand embroidery, spray painting, hot gluing and anything else I have to do to make that project just right.

Any of you who know about my blog know that I love me a Cricut project. Plus, add in some vinyl and I am in heaven! I showed you here how to add vinyl to your laptop. I also showed you how to create a fun easy gift idea here. I also gave some 'how to' tips on vinyl and cricut use here and here.

So here is another fun way to use vinyl: on tiles. These tiles can be purchased just at your home improvement store for way cheap. Then I wash them off really well so my vinyl will adhere to them better. I also heat them up in the oven for a few minutes just around 200 degrees. I have just found that this helps the vinyl stick to the tile and stay well.

Use some transfer tape or other adhesive product to transfer your design onto the tile. Trust me! It is SO much easier than eye balling it!
You can display it in a plate holder or easel. Easy and fun!!
I have a LOT of fun over at Fun to Craft and would love for you to join me! I have a 'Look at me, I am SO Crafty!' Link Party every Friday.
I love making new blogging friends and love to find new inspiring blogs to check out too. So come by, leave me a comment and I will come check out your blog too!!

Thanks again to Frenchy for having me over here today. She is too cute and since I am a HUGE lover of all things France....I just love her blog! I actually did a study abroad in France in college and love France even more now. So I am super glad that Frenchy shows us how a French girl does things!!

**There will be a giveaway this week too so come by and check it out!!

House tour. Living room.


Welcome to the living room...The walls are Chocolate brown and goes very well with the burnt orange/gold furniture and Aqua ceilings....




Love the couch. The front pillow has a cheetah fabric. Animal fabrics are used a lot in French designs.
We like them a lot. 


Tommy is in the most comfortable chair in the house of course.
The green Topiary tree on the table is used every Christmas has a Christmas tree.
It can go anywhere in the house.



The mantle is perfect for a 1700 Parisian style.
My collection of Toile vases on the fire place mantle. I use them all over the place and they make great center pieces. I use them with flowers for a party.
We use everything we have in France. It is very important. Things have to be beautiful and with a purpose....Sometimes more than one purpose.


This is the same Chandelier across the entry as the dining room. 
The mirror was purchases before i designed the house. I believe that if you only buy things you love. You will always find a place and purpose for everything.


The colors are harmonious.


Going to the dining room...

For paint colors, see my post about it.


Mustard seed link on my side bar.
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