Boule de neige

I found this week-end a nice plate engraved with a delicate floral pattern and arabesques. I havebeen looking for it for so long. The pattern is named "Boule de neige" (viburnum) from SaintAmand Hamage. The blue is very luminous and goes very nicely with that little blueberries and marigolds that comefrom the market. You can find here, between leeks and spinach, small and simple bouquets. They have nothing to envy to fleurists' compositions and they cost so much less...  It's fun to take old objects and... [Lire la suite]
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Art and decoration

Art Deco style is one of my favourites. It has such a character, simplicity and well balancedforms.These milk pot and sugar bowl are decorated with grey roses. They have a mark on the back(Epiag, Czechoslovakia) that allows to date them around years 1920-1940. The china is fine porcelain but not so fragile. It's beautiful milky color highlights the grey roseswhich are just enhanced by a net of gold. And you say : It's so modern ! This street of Paris is an old reproduction of a painting by Maurice Utrillo - "Rue Jeanne... [Lire la suite]
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This is not a joke

Bleu Chine was born one year ago, April 1st ! It was a test : would I be able to set up my own blog and just have fun in sharing the littlethings I love, through nice photos with sparkling colors ? A year after, I can say they were friendly moments with you and wonderful discoveries on your blogs. Thank you all for your kind messages and walks by there ! This book dated 1867 tells the story of Ireland. Its purple cover enhanced with gildinggoes perfectly with that little bouquet of pansies, gently... [Lire la suite]
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