Tuesday, 18 October 2011

French Life, Part II

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Cardigan and Blouse: Vintage//Bag: Primark//Jeans: Topshop//Shoes: UO



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Sorry, this is a bit of a photo heavy post, but I wanted to get everything into one final one. Here we have an outfit with the Jaeger cardigan (€5!) and blouse also from Emmaus (€2). I'm on the main "street" of the village, the light isn't too good as I think the sun had already set.
Anyway more interesting than me are the kitties, Gracie (tortoise shell) and Toffee (ginger) who barely sit still long enough for a photo. Generally they chase each other around the house and play fight, with the odd five minute breather! They're obsessed with each other and don't really engage too much with humans yet or come over when you call to them.
I only took a few photos of inside the house (there's still a lot to be done to it, and plenty of spiders lurking) but you can sort of see the style my mum is going for with her mixture of rustic, vintage items. I love her collection of mostly nautical ornaments with the cockerel always sitting at a jaunty angle (he holds up a radio aerial with his other foot). I forgot to get a photo of my mum's room which is pretty perfect- a skylight above her bed to count the stars, vintage furniture and prints, a rocking chair and an en suite..
I got back Sunday night from D's sister's wedding in Shropshire. We had perfect weather and gorgeous surroundings in Rowton Castle. It was emotional, and fun, but I'm glad to be home. Photos to come...

47 comments:

  1. I LOVE THIS CARDIGAN!! I've been searching for a similar one for a while now, but don't want to shell out too much money!
    The kittens are beyond cute, I really want a kitten since starting a blog.
    Your house in France is gorgeous too, looks really rustic and lovely.
    xx

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  2. aw, your kitten are so cuuute! (crazy cat lady coming out in me heheh) i love the colours of your outfit, the cardi looks so comfy.

    and your house is lush!

    beth x
    ramz and the flock

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  3. Such a lovely outfit! Your house in France looks amazing, you lucky lady! And those kittens are adorable! xxxx

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  4. this outfits so pretty - love the cardie and blouse....and your kittens are adorable! x

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  5. Love, love, love your cardi and blouse and the cats are super cute xxx

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  6. gorgeous outfit, and I love your kittens more!

    Jules
    http://wordshakermag.wordpress.com

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  7. The place is marvelous..very pretty!! Love your top, they look very cozy!! I need more like this as its getting colder here. I look forward to the pictures from the wedding, sounds so beautiful!! Have a great day flower xx

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  8. What a lovely interior, I am really fond of the rack with all the plates on and the little bench. The kitties are so cute too. You look lovely as always, your cardigan looks so cosy and I love the material!

    Sarah
    xo

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  9. Awww they are adorable! Really love your outfit too x

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  10. your outfit complements you a lot! and oh your house is soooo beautiful! i wish i could go there for a visit... enjoyed your blog.. following you now... hope you could visit my blog too...kissess!!!

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  11. The place looks like a Spanish country house. You look gorgeous, Rachel.
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  12. I love the vintage bargains you managed to nab! The blouse is so pretty!
    Sophie
    x

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  13. oh i love your cardigan and that bag is adorable!!

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  14. I love your outfit! Very chic. The cardigan looks super comfy. :)

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  15. I really love your outfit, sweet! The house is looking pretty lovely too :D

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  16. Oh, how adorable and cute is your outfit!! As are those kittens too! :)

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  17. all of these images are just so lovely! and i am OBSESSING over that cardigan and top. simply lovely!
    xo TJ

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  18. Oh how i adore your kitchen!!!
    And those shoes of yours are amazing as well.

    Xoxox mama wolf.

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  19. I love France! the food, villages and more food! Love your cardigan it looks so cosy!

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  20. Everything about this post is beautiful...the kitties, the enchanted little house, your outfit!! Goodness, I just love and want everything here:) That's hands down the cutest kitchen I've ever seen!!

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  21. Can I come and live with you?! Pretty please? ;D


    Wida
    Missing Amsie Blog

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  22. Love all of these! What a stunning place to say the least. x hivenn

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  23. Oh my God your cats are so cute!xx
    http://jessamynread.blogspot.com

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  24. It looks like you're going through an amazing experience. I just moved to England this summer and am still settling in. I love the vintage looks to your outfit and your mum's decorating! I have to stay tuned to see more photos. xoxo

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  25. love the detailing on the top ! and the cats are zoo cute :)
    I would love you to take a peek at my blog
    Ashley
    http://wise-rabbit-says.blogspot.com/

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  26. so cute! love the details on your blouse x

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  27. this is so pretty girl! I love your creamy layers and those adorable kitties! :)

    xoxo

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  28. oh the kitties! and your fluffy sweater! and the lovely home interior! I love it all, very cosy and authentic :)

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  29. gosh you are the cutest!
    i love this outfit and that hand bag is perfect!
    i adore the 6th picture it looks so dreamy :)

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  30. I love the kitties!! They look so snuggly.

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  31. ove the outfit and the home looks so cozy!

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  32. Your cardigan is almost as amazing as those kittens.

    Penny x

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  33. love your top and sweater! and omgsh those kittens are absolutely precious!

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  34. i love the detail on your top, its pretty! your kittens are the cutest thing ever :')makes me miss having cats :( xx

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  35. Is that lavender in the background of your outfit shots, or heather? Either way, you look lovely with your lovely vintage items!

    And the cats... I love tortoiseshells!

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  36. this is such a lovely post! i love the dreamy snaps :) xoxo

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  37. Love the blouse and cardie! The kitty looks so cute too!

    www.superclementina.blogspot.com

    x

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  38. kittens and collars! i like you already :)

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  39. cutest cardigan and cats! awww the cutest post.

    xo zebra and meerkat

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  40. Blouse cardigan and shoes are so cute! You're very pretty.

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  41. lovely photos! that bag is adorable

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  42. wow, this cardigan is breathtaking!
    ps. and you looked beautiful in the wedding!I forgot to comment above!burgundy is your colour!

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  43. Aww cats are so cute!^_^ Lovely blog, thank you for stopping by mine...and no I haven't seen the Orphanage as I'm scared of horror films BUT I am going to watch it for research :) x

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