Saturday, March 9, 2013

Paris: Flea Market Style. A Book Give Away!

Paris is my favorite city in the world, it is beautiful, romantic, has the best eclairs in the world, and so much more. 

My first visit to Paris was at the age of 16, when everything was new, exciting, beautiful and full of adventure. Thirty years later I still feel the same; I never tire of my yearly visits. I continue to discover new streets, restaurants, shops, and bakeries, as well as to see old friends and to make new ones. 

I know that many of you are fans of Claudia Strasser from both the book and the blog The Paris Apartment. After many years, she has released a new book and I am so excited to announce that I am being given one copy to give away. Paris: Flea Market Style was released just a few weeks ago and is going on its second printing!

Image from The Paris Apartment Blog

In addition to her fabulous blog and books, Claudia is also available to take you shopping in Paris! I can only imagine the fabulous finds one would make while shopping with an expert at the great flea markets. If you should happen to find something special, Claudia will help you with shipping it home as well. Can it get any better? OK, a better exchange rate would help, but aside from that. 

Image from One Kings Lane

If you are not planning a trip to Paris anytime soon and would like to shop from Claudia's personal finds, from the comfort of your own home you are in luck. This weekend on One Kings Lane you can shop The Paris Apartment and see all of Claudia's new finds from the Paris markets. The sale starts tomorrow at 11:00 EST. 

I will make it easy, just leave a comment here or on my Facebook page and I will pick a winner next week. 

I hope you have a great weekend!


  1. What a nice giveaway and since I have Claudia's other book a pair would be very nice.And who doesn't love Paris and all the treasures they offer?


  2. Bonjour ma belle! Alors, donné que tu vas à Paris chaque année, tu dois parler français? Je n'ai jamais pensé à cette idée!

    I must check out Claudia's book! Looks like my sort of décor love.

    Have an outstanding weekend! Anita

  3. Thanks for the intro...going to go visit her, would love to go to Paris with a shopper in the know by my side (not sure my husband would share the same enthusiasm) lol. We all know shopping is taken to a whole new level when in Paris. Even a simple glass antique pitcher becomes a work of art:)

  4. I want that book. Love her blog, already follow. This is a fabulous giveaway, Elizabeth...

  5. Would love the book. Went to paris last year for the first time but trip was way too short!

  6. I am envious that you've
    been more than once,
    my friend! I was there
    17 years ago and would
    love to return, even if was
    vicariously through a lovely
    arm chair read : )

    Happy Weekend, Elizabeth!

    xo Suzanne

  7. I just saw the sale on One Kings Lane. Lots of gorgeous things! :D Very generous giveaway.

  8. Hi ladies! Thank you for this great post!

  9. That book looks so intriguing.

  10. can count me in Elizabeth..this reminds me of all those wonderful Paris shopping tips you gave me! xx

  11. ahh, Paris. If I can't be in Paris just now, I'd love to bring some Paris to my home with this book. Merci.

  12. Alas, I've only visited Paris in my dreams. My bucket list beckons but life just gets in the way. I guess I can't complain too much, though. I've spent almost 14 years living in South America, uprooting the kids whenever my husband's company said "it's time to move again." I've missed the sights of Paris, but we've been fortunate to visit many South American treasures.
    Very generous of you.

  13. I love her style and I'm excited to check out this book! What a great giveaway, Elizabeth!
    Leslie (Gwen Moss)

  14. I would love to win this especially because I am going to Paris later this year and plan to go to the markets...I Ned to check out the tours as well. Thanks for this!!


  15. I am off to Paris later this year and would love that beautiful book; would stave off the hunger pangs until my trip. Wonderful 'Giveaway', thanks for sharing and for this opportunity.

  16. I am off to Paris later this year and would love that beautiful book; would stave off the hunger pangs until my trip. Wonderful 'Giveaway', thanks for sharing and for this opportunity.
    Jo x

  17. My favorite style....I never tire of looking at beautiful examples of the Paris Flea market look....womerful giveaway, Gayle

  18. I just came home from Paris. Hopefully that will bring me luck for your giveaway, Elizabeth! Fingers crossed!!

  19. The book looks divine and I would love to have her to shop with in May as I make my way through Paris.

  20. Oh yes I would love my very own one of Claudia's book ( I have given them away!)
    She is so wonderful and it would be good for me to read and dream since I am still housebound after surgery!!

    Art by Karena

  21. How wonderful!
    I love Paris Apartment...and would LOVE this book...please do enter my name, dear friend!
    You are blessed to visit Paris every year...and don't you agree with Mr. is indeed a moveable feast...
    It's been 14 years since my last trip...
    Merci! xoxoxo
    Oh, and do you know...the lock you photographed front and center is in Russian!
    It says..." you forever"....


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