French Shipment coming soon…

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Bonjour mon amis I cant believe it is almost 3 weeks since our new website went live ~ if you haven’t had a chance to visit yet, take a look and tell us what you think, we would love your feedback ~ www.elements.net.au  –  we will be adding new stock almost daily over the next few weeks … Continue reading

French Shipment now instore!

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from the streets of Paris to the country side of Normandy we travelled and found… Original cane boaters hat from L’Herisse… In the warm and languid south of France we went looking for things that are so very French…and a little fun… We have loved seeing this shipment come together,  after many months of planning, … Continue reading

A French summer ~ shipment arrives…

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it was only a matter of days between arriving home from a hot and dusty buying trip to India that our shipment arrived on our door step from France!  No matter how many times you do this there are always a few surprises both good and bad – this container did not fit all our purchases, … Continue reading

Antiques take Time….

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August is here (& almost gone) … and i feel the weeks between blog posts are getting just a little longer each time!  It is great being on the road buying but also inspiring to come back and see what fabulous projects we have in the pipeline…like these amazing 19th C. wrought iron doors. If … Continue reading

Something old, something new…

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After the whirlwind of opening the new shop and unpacking the antiques from our latest French shipment it was fun to rediscover the ‘new’ products we found on our travels but more importantly, find a place for them! Sometimes it can be hard to visualize how well a more modern piece will sit amongst our store that is very focused on … Continue reading

French shipment now instore….

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New French Shipment Instore! As quick as i could i have posted some pics of the French shipment now officially instore!  It is a quirky collection, with a mix of both French & Swedish antiques pieces, and some fun lighting & lamps from the 60’s & 70’s. We found a number of beautiful mirrors but my favourite is … Continue reading

Antiques & a little ray of sunshine…

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Just like february last year, i posted about the rainy days of summer! Amongst the many days of tropical rain, there have been some beautiful moments of sunshine. Lovely dappled sun in the morning and warm afternoon rays bathing the showroom in a dreamy light ..here are some pretty pics of whats in store, some … Continue reading

winter time in france….

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The long days of summer feel very distant at the moment, the very short winter days in Europe are a good reminder of how lucky we are to have such a warm temperatures for many months of the year! Buying antiques in this weather can make for some hasty decisions – i hope when the … Continue reading

Countdown to Christmas….

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The last few weeks have hurried by in a complete blur….now its December & you know what that means ~ its time to get ready for Christmas or Xmas, Joyeux Noel or  Buone Feste Natalizie! I have found some lovely gifts for YOU or for you to give, mostly smaller Antique Decorative Pieces (see more at the shop) … Continue reading

A French Shipment pour vous….

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Gorgeous jacaranda! After getting up at 5am to go to the flower markets with Annie this morning (thank you!) i took the poor pooch for a hurried walk around the park, the heavy rain of last night had left a lovely carpet of flowers, just beautiful… The French shipment is consuming our every minute, here … Continue reading

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