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Julie Marabelle
Paris & London
Famille Summerbelle creates designs and accessories for the home.
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Black Friday Sale at Famille Summerbelle starts today and ends on Monday 27th November 12pm. Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Famille Summerbelle
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After long months in the making, I am very happy to share with you our latest map of Copenhagen! This map was a real pleasure to draw and cut. There is so much to feature in this stunning City! Few... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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I can't tell you how much I love taking these yearly birthday photos of Lucien and compare them to the previous years to see how much this big boy cute little face has changed over the years! Happy birthday, Joyeux... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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The Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven ended last Sunday. I wanted to share with you some of my highlights. Ophelia and I left early morning by train from Amsterdam to meet with my younger sister Charlotte in Eindhoven. Charlotte studied... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Yesterday Ophelia, Lucien and I decided to make collages from large sheets of paper that we painted before starting cutting. We painted about a dozen A3 size sheets of paper that were set to dry on our long kitchen balcony.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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This was a drawing and painting session with my son Lucien. Little bro Téo fell asleep for his afternoon nap so Lucien and I decided to make the most of this quite time to do some creative stuffs before little... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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It was unplanned. On Friday night Ophelia and I jumped on the Thalys for an express mother/daughter trip to Paris and also to see my friend Fumie from Paumes. A quick visit to the beautiful Sezane apartment with a white... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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The Summer has gone too fast as always. We had a wonderful time spent with our family in the south of France. The 14 cousins played every day until dark, riding their vintage bikes in the old village. I love... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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It was few weeks ago, mid July. The sun was hot. Very hot. The sky deep blue. The 5 of us were strolling the streets, churches and palazzi of Roma with a big smile on our faces and our eyes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Our Special offer on our House Boxes continues this month. Buy 5 boxes for the price of 4! Useful for all kinds of storage, the boxes add a little colour to tables and bookshelves while helping to keep the small... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Yesterday we celebrated Ophelia's 11th birthday with her girlfriends. She wanted her party to be around the theme of FLOWERS so we made some paper flower headbands inspired by Frida Kahlo famous flower crown. This crafty activity is very easy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Wednesdays are a short day for the children so I try to plan some activities to make it fun for the kids. On our way home from school we collected a handful of flowers and leaves from the local park.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Our house boxes are one of the best sellers at Famille Summerbelle. Useful for all kinds of storage, the boxes add a little colour to tables and bookshelves while helping to keep the small items under control! 5 BOXES FOR... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Drawing on wet sand... Climbing on top of WW2 bunkers... Looking at the horizon... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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I am blown away by this serie of photographs by visual artist and architect Erin O'Keefe. Things As They Are were created by photographing various arrangement of every day materials such as plexiglas, sticks of wood and mirrors. Things As... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Looking at our book Be Creative With Famille Summerbelle reminds me of wonderful memories. It was a wonderful collaboration with the Japanese publisher Edition Paumes. We shot this book when we lived near Paris, we had a big house and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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On Wednesdays, Ophelia (10 years old) and Lucien (7) finish school at midday so I often plan creative activities to do together. Last Wednesday we decided prepare for Easter with a fun egg decorating afternoon. That same morning I went... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Let's celebrate Spring with our new PAPER DECORATION COLLECTION! They are perfect to liven up any party, or just bring a touch of colour to your room. Our paper decorations come in various sizes and colour. It includes: -Paper Honeycomb... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Designing masks with children is always so much fun and so easy to make. Just get some cardboard, paint, glue, feathers and beads and let your imagination do the rest. This time we got inspired by the masks we saw... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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On 1st March we celebrated Téo's birthday. 'Deux' as he likes to say! Because 2 is better than one, especially when he asks for biscuits! Poor little boy he had a nasty fall on his scooter the day before his... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Since we moved to our new apartment a year ago our walls are still pretty much bare of any frames. Only last weekend we managed to get the tool box out of the closet to hang the paper cut of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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We are very pleased to see our black paper cut map of Paris featured in the German magazine Landleben along other paper cut artworks . Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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Last Sunday we all woke up early and drove half an hour out of Amsterdam to Wassenaar to visit the newly built Voorlinden Museum. Upon our arrival kids were playing ice hockey on the frozen lake. It was a very... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at Famille Summerbelle
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So, this is the last post of 2016. I thought it might be a good moment to share something I wanted to show you a little earlier but couldn't find the right moment. Here's some images from a wonderful trip... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
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We've put together a small gift selection to make it easier for you to get started on your Christmas shopping! Enjoy! From top left to bottom right: Bear Bamboo circus set €25 Un Dimanche à Paris tea towel:€12 NYC pack... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle