Long time no see!

Hello everyone. It’s been a while since I last blogged or posted on Paris en Rose. I have been taking a little break – not entirely deliberately, but for a very good cause – as we have been working on buying a house, moving, and starting a whole new-and-very-exciting project!

We started looking to move out of Paris over a year and a half ago, visiting the south west of France – near where my partner, Jonathan, grew up – trying to find the perfect place for us to spend the next chapter of our lives! We finally moved in June 2018, to a beautiful spot in the Périgord Vert: Siorac-de-Riberac. Our amazing new property is located in a place called Le Grand Bost, Bost meaning forest or wood in the local dialect. We have been spending the last year settling in, and i’m finally ready to tell you about the exciting new project we’ve been working on… read more

Make these recycled hair clips by re-purposing bottle tops, nespresso capsules, buttons and more !

Here are a few simple ideas to make your own recycled hair clips by using different re-purposed materials for decorative effect. There are many items from your day to day lives that can be used to create original, colourful and beautiful creations. The bottle tops from your favourite drink, the colourful capsules used to make coffee, old buttons, and even odd pieces from games or toys.

Make your own hand carved rubber stamps to make cute floral patterns this Spring

These hand carved rubber stamps are made by cutting into a pencil eraser. With a few simple tools and some imagination, you can make all kinds of personalised stamps, floral patterns, and more!