Thursday, 24 November 2016

Five On Friday - IKEA festive 5

This week Storm Angus has been battering our little corner of Normandy, most mornings have seen us returning home from walking Fleur looking like drowned rats holding useless umbrellas blown inside out by strong gales. Some areas of the Marais are starting to flood already.
Clearing up in the garden has had to take a back seat (shame!) instead we've stayed indoors enjoying log fires, good books and lots of tea.
You can have too much of a good thing though and eventually cabin fever did set in so on Thursday we headed over to IKEA in Caen for a little retail therapy and lunch.
For my Five On Friday with Amy this week five things that came home with me from the blue box store.

A pair of table topping Christmas trees, faux of course.
Apologies for the terrible photograph.

Fingertip towels for the downstairs cloakroom; stylish black and white paper napkins for tea time.

Lots of scented candles.

Bright shiny red baubles for the two new faux trees.

That's my Five, click on the link below to see what Amy's been up to this week.


  1. Ikea definitely has the best prices on these sorts of lovely festive supplies.

  2. Ikea's Christmas things are always pretty. I like your selection. I think Amy's beginning the Five on Friday link up next week. Crazy weather you're having, but just right for being cozy at home.

  3. Indoors is good. IKEA is better! My friend Kate and I have to plan a date for our annual holiday IKEA trip. I got their catalogue and loved all the Christmas! Your photos are so pretty!

  4. Great finds at Ikea. We have one here, way down south. I have always wanted to go there. It is a two hour drive. One of these days. I missed Monday Mosaic. Was I the only one? Just too busy with Thanksgiving. Not much going on the garden, anyway. See you this Monday. Love the tags in the other post.

  5. Maggie, I hate to shop usually, but I love IkEA.... it is a happy store. We llive in small apaces, and of course this store caters to that life style. . But if we still owned our larger home, i know I'd find things for it every time I visited.

  6. Retail therapy is always good for cabin fever. My SIL and I were about to do the same this afternoon, but decided to just stay at the house and read. ;-)
    Have a great week!


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