August 27, 2010

A Little Bit French

I just have to tell you about my newest friend Rhonda from A Little Bit French. Not only does she have a fabulous name, lol, but she is like a long lost French sister. I love her Etsy shop, Paris Gal 56 and have returned a few times, in case you can't tell. Be sure to click on the pictures to get a closeup view of her fabulous work!

Everything she makes has so much love in it and not even the tiniest of details is left out. When you hold one of her items, it just feels like home.

I love the colors, textures and many details in each item and have just surrounded myself.

I would love to be able to sew like this. I'm still trying to learn and am very envious of her talent.

I love these postcard pockets. Both the front and back look fabulous. And as those of you who know me know, I'm pretty much obsessed with anything that says "Paris".

Even these sewn book pages are unique and beautiful with little tags and yummies inside.

The burlap Paris pillow is full of yummy lavender and smells so wonderful. And look at that delicate lace journal. You would think it was a wonderful vintage find!

I flipped over these little books that she creates and it was hard to choose just one. They have little pockets inside and aged tags. You can even tuck some of your own favorite mementos inside.

Below is the Marie Antoinette bag that I first found and after receiving it I seem obsessed with checking out her shop daily to see what else she has listed. She just posted these fabulous lace and fabric labels with Parisian stamps that I cannot WAIT to get my hands on!

Look at all of the different types of lace and details. I can't imagine how long it took her to make it, but I know I will treasure it forever.

The great thing about Blogging and browsing through Etsy is that you find amazing artists AND form wonderful friendships. Rhonda and I chat all of the time now, and she really cracks me up at times. Thank you so much Rhonda for all of the smiles and all of the warmth from your work. If you want a special treat for yourself or want to pamper a friend, then be sure to check out her shop Paris Gal 56 and her blog A Little Bit French. She has generous giveaways and shares so much of her heart!

Thanks for stopping by!


Gail said...

I totally agree with you, Rhonda's art is perfection! And I too love her Etsy shop. Great post for a wonderful artist......:)

Terri Gordon said...

Hi Rhonda, It is so funny, I have been purchasing lots of her beautiful work too. I told you Rhonda, we love the same things. She is so nice and I love her beautiful work. Have a great weekend. Hugs, Terri

Rhonda said...

I'm blushing reading this about myself. Thank you so much, Rhonda. I couldn't do it without all of you. I cannot believe how much my life has changed since I started blogging.

Jo Archer said...

They are all gorgeous. Lovely textures and colours.

Rhonda, don't feel that you can't have a go at something because you feel you can't sew. The nice thing about using up scraps of fabric and paper is that it's freestyle; it doesn't have to be precise and looks better if it isn't. Go on, get your sewing box out!

Beside no one needs to know if things don't work out. We only ever show our good stuff on here, not the disasters! lol

Gaby Bee said...

I agree with you, Rhonda's art is brilliant. All her pieces are gorgeous.