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  • Hello! Thank you so much for visiting me in the Attic, it's lovely to see you. My name is Lucy and I'm a happily married Mum with three children. We live in a cosy terraced house on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in England which we are slowly renovating and making home. I have a passion for crochet and colour and love to share my creative journey. I hope you enjoy your peek into my colourful little world x



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« Bonjour! | Main | Provence :: landscape »

October 20, 2012


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I'm so happy you loved my country and my place :o)

Amanda Thornton

!!! those spices- the cheeses- the baskets....i want to shop there!

Angela-Southern U.S.A.

Thanks Lucy,for sharing your wonderful trip!It all looks amazing.The baskets!!!LOVe,I don't know how you restained yourself ;)As soon as I saw them,I thought yarn basket.


love all the colours and images, you bring Provence to life and bring back such lovely memories of our silver wedding trip x


French coffee is soo good. One of the things I miss about France is the coffee. No good substituion here in the U.S. What fun baskets and pottery!!!

Fleur Cotton

Thank you for taking me to the market Lucy, and if only I could have bought one of those bags too!!!

Your market buys are 'just you', bright, breezy and colourful ...lucky you!

Can't wait to see your makes...please please reveal soon!!!

Fleur xx


That market looks fabulous. You were very restrained in your purchases! Love those provencal bowls.

Patricia Helliwell

Absolutely stunning colours, full of vibrancy and life. A breath of French air.
It's a holiday just to enjoy your photographs! Thankyou.
xx. Pats.


Thank you for takng us there... ;-)


Oh the colours are simply breathtaking how gorgeous!


How lovely! Reminds me a bit of Montmarte,Paris but not as touristy and more colorful! Love the lavender- I have so many varities growing in my garden that I have grown myself and often pick a huge bunch like that-the scent indoors is heavenly. I've just aquired a yellow lavender and a white one and cannot wait to start growing cuttings! Thanks for sharing your trip!

zenitude (formerly woolyknitsnbits)

I'm so happy you did get yourself a basket, they had your name written all over them!


Those are raffia baskets from Madagascar :-)


Oh gorgeous French market, beautiful colours. Welcome home by the way!


god, the colors, the flowers, the old tree, the yellow buildings, the wovenness of the color in the baskets, the pottery, the food itself. i can smell it!!! and the stinky cheese!
this recipe, from the old silver palate cookbook, is one of my favorites and among the quickest, for chicken liver pate. enjoy with thanks.



Lovely photography. But what is the project you have been working on? You are holding us all in suspense.


Oh... what lovely pictures!!!
belle :D


Glorious, simply glorious! :) xx


What a feast for the senses! I love the baskets and would have snapped up at least one big one :) The lavender must smell glorious!


Your pictures always give me peace...

Angie Bolton

Hi Lucy thanks for describing your wonderful trip. I soooo, want to learn to crochet, but haven't a clue where to start it looks confusing, could you point me to somewhere that explains and shows as if teaching a child? I fear thats the only way I may learn, thankyou x


In Holland we call the 'straw' raffia, google for raffia ribbon, I think that's what your beautiful bag is made of.


Hi Lucy,

Glad to see you back! I wish the fragrances of your trip could come thru the internet too!

BTW, a fabulous alternative for that espresso coffee maker is the Aeropress--available at amazon.uk. And it's less than £27! It's got nearly 1500 reviews at amazon.us if you want to read more about it.


I love your way of feeling and living colours, the fact that your eyes are able to catch the magic of every single thing in life and I admire your capability to make me feel as if I was there. THANKS!!!

Joss plane

Hi Lucy, welcome back! Thanks for sharing your Trip with us. It looks so much fun and very inspirational x

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