Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Melodies Graphiques!

C'est la rentree! R U ready? U will need an apple for the teacher (organic/bio svp)Patrick Roger Chocolate Chocolate pencils are a must-have from Patrick Roger. How do U say 'pencil sharpener' in French?
A lovely Eiffel tower pencil box - check
Lacy notes for teach when U'd rather stay bed - check.
Longer lacy notes for more elaborate excuses - check.
Postcards to send to yourself - check.
Quill pen + l'encre for handwritten notes to your boyfriend - check.
Lovely rubberstamps to decorate your envelopes - check.
Little felt mats to blot your pen points - check.
You can get all these essential back-2-school goodies at Melodies Graphiques on 10, Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe 75004, a unique calligraphie shop in the Marais.
For all chocolates - Patrick Roger.
Bonjour La Rentree!

27 comments:

  1. Carol; what an absolutely PERFECTO post for the first day of school. On my walk this a.m. I saw lots of teary-eyed moms sending their little ones off, to begin the new year.

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  2. Gorgeous!

    Love that accordion file in front of the pencil sharpener.

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  3. Love all your papeterie items..They are like macarons to me:)

    The last photos is so cute too!

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  4. I think I'd rather be in Paris for La Rentree than here...

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  5. And I'd rather be in NEW YORK for bagels!!

    French Girl

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  6. Lucinda8:16 AM

    Just what the doctor ordered - Lacy excuse notes for the teacher!

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  7. Pencil sharpener = le taille-crayon

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  8. As soon as I saw the school supplies I knew what shop you were photographing--one of my favorites--Oh to be there today to shop !

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  9. .. bonjour, lovely post ...

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  10. The chocolate pencils are a great incentive to go back to work indeed :)

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  11. We leave for Paris - tomorrow!!! Thanks to you there are several little places I will look for - and I will let you know if I discover ones all of us mustn't miss!

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  12. I love this shop Les Mélodies Graphiques. Chas already answered your question , le taille-crayon for penci sharpener but me who's French, i always wondered how what do say for "la rentrée" in English ? Because in French, we could say "la rentrée littéraire" (the books which come out in september), "les films de la rentrée" and so on....Merci et oui vive la rentrée !

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  13. What a lovely post!

    I want to go shopping in this wonderful shop!
    ♥ Franka

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  14. Now, those are all going on my wish-list. I looooove stationery stores when they have beautiful things like this. Happy first day of school, Carol!

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  15. I love back to school season. I always have. Even though I'm no longer a student, I still treat myself to school supplies when I'm out shopping. Just 'cuz.

    Chocolate pencils. They would give me just the buzz I need to kick-start my writing project at home...and help me meet the rigorous deadline I set for myself.

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  16. Marie2:47 PM

    Le mot Pencil sharpener en francais est « taille crayon »

    Un taille crayon is a masculin word…

    A “ Taille crayon electrique” is the one that you plug…

    Voila Carol have a good day

    Marie

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  17. Merci Marie
    PBers are soo smart!
    xx
    Carolg

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  18. Laurie2:50 PM

    A pencil sharpener is a taille-crayon, I love PB.
    It has become my morning pick me up.

    I always feel better about the world after seeing your beautiful watercolors and you great musings on France and patisserie.
    It makes me homesick.

    Thanks so much Laurie

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  19. Oh, I have that box but mine came with "antique" Paris postcards not pencils. Couldn't resist.

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  20. I want to be READY for le rentree without acutally rentreeing... :-)

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  21. I love the odds & ends that you assembled.
    I have to wonder are you going back to school?

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  22. Fun post for back to school. Chocolate pencils would be right up my ally. :)) Yummmm

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  23. la rentree - what a bittersweet time of year. I always looked forward to getting my "back to school" supplies but it didn't take me long to start missing the lazy days of summer. It's funny that I still feel as if September and not January is the start of the new year.

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  24. Castles in Spain:

    There is no comparable word in English that I know of for 'La Rentree'
    Go figure :)
    Carolg

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  25. THat's what i thought !

    Merci Carole et bonne rentrée and thank you for your supremely delicious blog !! :-)

    Lala

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  26. I adore your post, Carol. So cute last photo and I'm crazy about Patrick Roger. Saw his pencils yesterday with my daughter who was seriously thinking of buying them for her new form teacher. Possibly bit too sooky on first day, non? :-)

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  27. These pics are amazing!! Great, great post!! xx

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