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How to import French antiques in 2020 by container, sea freight, air freight or express

Importing French antiques is one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to source beautiful furniture. This guide shows how to reliably import furniture and prevent common mistakes of shipping internationally to the USA or other worldwide destinations from France and specifically L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.  Please contact us for a detailed transport quote, tailored to your schedule or budget requirements.  1. Use only one service provider to source and ship your antiques This ensures that a single company is responsible for everything promised to you – the quality of the furniture, the condition in which it arrives, the time frame and the total cost. Dealing separately with antique merchants and shipping companies is risky - buyers can be left unsatisfied with the quality of furniture...

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8 ways to create your French garden in 2020

A classic French garden has several key ingredients which can be easily replicated no matter how big or small your outdoor space is. Topiary, pottery, antique urns and fountains are easy ways to add French accents to your garden, patio, terrace or courtyard.  One - French topiary Boxwood does well in shady gardens and the planning and maintenance are well worth the effort for a stunning lush display.   Symmetry and axes are classic design features in traditional French gardens.  Mounting a weathered planter on a podium is a lovely way to add height and interest at the end of a garden path.  Two - French pottery Antique and vintage pottery surrounded by greenery is a lovely way to create a focal point in your garden....

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Symbolism of 5 fruits & vegetables in design, 2020

I am always fascinated to know the provenance of objects and design. When you scratch the surface it is amazing what you can discover.  What does the pineapple symbolize? Sweet, spiky, and tropical, what does the pineapple represent? Pineapples have been inspiring decorative arts for centuries and it may come as a surprise that they were on trend during the mid 1700's! Originally they were a symbol of royalty and wealth - an exotic fruit imported across oceans to the homes of the upper class. They were cultivated in glass houses in the late 18th century and soon after became available to the general public.  1970's Mauro Manetti pineapple ice bucket Today they represent hospitality and still inspire the design of fabrics, lamps...

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Traditional French wedding gift ideas for 2020 couples

Love, like antiques, endures time and withstands history - so a precious antique makes a most romantic and meaningful gift for newlyweds. Offering a timeworn treasure steeped in tradition will be greatly appreciated by the couple and it will be sure to be a piece that is cherished in their home for many years to come. Explore our timeless collection of lovingly curated French wedding gifts. All pieces are beautifully gift wrapped and delivered worldwide from France in under ten days. Wedding gifts online, delivered worldwide Traditional French wedding gift ideas "This is our second time ordering wedding gifts from Chez Pluie, and we couldn't be happier. Susannah's customer service is second to none." 1 June 2018, verified by TrustPilot. ...

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