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Julie Marabelle
Paris & London
Famille Summerbelle creates designs and accessories for the home.
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I cannot tell you how happy Ophelia was when she received the new book written by our friend Al MacCuish The Bee Who Spoke. It is her sitting in the middle reading the story to her friends. When we lived... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Famille Summerbelle
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From the colour board on my Pinterest. Enjoy the nice weather :-) Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Yesterday I received a copy of the Dutch magazine Flow on my desk. It was such a nice surprise. Do you know Flow? I only discovered it since we moved to Amsterdam. It's a creative magazine with beautiful illustrations, articles... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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As a fourth generation family-owned fine paper manufacturer in the US (since 1931), Mohawk believes in emphasising the importance of crafting beautiful, unique products by hand. They are supporting creatives, designers, manufacturers, artists, artisans, and all those who make their... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Before we are heading back to Amsterdam (sadly it's the end of the Summer holidays for us) I wanted to share with you some snapshots of my detour to Merci shop while I was in Paris at the end of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Sorry for the lack of blog posts over the past weeks. We have been away in the South West of France, in Cahors where we go every Summer in August to spend time with my family. We don't have internet... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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I love Paris in August: it is warm and sunny, the parisian have gone further South on holidays (most French people take a long break in the month of August), it is quiet, most of the shops are closed so... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Slosh samples (flubber, pva glue, acrylic, oil paint, resin plastics, polymer balls, polymer clay, pigment, water, varnish) by Louise Zhang. Seen on Present & Correct. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Reversed Volumes by Mischer'Traxler studio edited by PCM. Have a nice evening! I'm going out for dinner at a Thaï restaurant in Amsterdam tonight. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Hurry, you have until Wednesday 23rd July to snap up a Summer bargain at Famille Summerbelle! Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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We are spending some family time on the beautiful île de Ré on the West coast of France. Lazy mornings, long bike rides, late lunches and lounging by the pool. We are loving it! Check here for more photos from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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8 years old today! 8 wonderful years with you ma chérie. I am so grateful to have you in my life xxxxxxxx Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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...on Instragram... It was a rainy day so we stayed home with the children doing what we love: painting, baking a chocolate cake, watching Madagascar 2 and packing our bags to go on holidays to France. On saturday night diner... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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We're really excited to have our map of France feature on Bloesem blog today. What a great start of the day! We're offering 30% off all our products on Famille Summerbelle website during our Summer sale. Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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We are offering 30% off everything on Famille Summerbelle website. Our paper cut originals city maps are now reduced from £120 to £84 and the screen prints are reduced from £45 to £31.50! The 30% discount will show on the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Yesterday. A beautiful day on the beach 30mn away from Amsterdam. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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I am delighted to finally show you the article in this month issue of Spur Magazine featuring our home in Amsterdam and other homes of illustrators living in other european cities: Hanna Konola and Teresa Moorhouse in Helsinki, Isabelle Boinot... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Tokyo based illustrator Ryo Takemasa You can buy totes, prints, mugs and cushions with his designs on Society 6. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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I wanted to share with you some inspiring photos I took while I was in London last week. I was there to work in the Famille Summerbelle studio in Finsbury park. On Saturday I met with my younger sister Emeline... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Dutch graphic designer Naomi den Besten from Pretty Unexpected has created this beautiful Creative Guide to Amsterdam packed with her favourite addresses: design book stores, concept stores, restaurants, art supplies shops and many more cool things to do in Amsterdam.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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This morning I met up with Thomas Gravemaker the man behind the creative Letterpress Amsterdam studio in the centre of town. It's a fascinating workspace full of charm, old machines and wooden draws filled with handset metal types. Thomas has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Famille Summerbelle is very excited to be part of Patternsnap a newly launched application for iphones and ipads which helps you search, save and share a very large selection of wallpaper and interior fabric patterns. Choose a design and Patternsnap... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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This month we are very excited to collaborate with Babyccino to offer you the opportunity to win our bright pink paper cut map of San Francisco (worth £120) You just have to register on their lovely website to participate! This... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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Lately on my Instagram... My little creative corner. I like to pin a mix of inspirational and colourful things on the wall above my desk. The desk lamp is from Jielde. Leaves pattern paper cut in our bedroom. There are... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle
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I discovered the work of French artist and designer Amélie Mancini on Instagram. Amelie makes all her work by hand in her studio in Brooklyn, NY. She works with a variety of medium be it woodworking (oh I absolutely love... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Famille Summerbelle