Paris: Blueprint Style

• 13 August 2008

Before the always-missed Blueprint went out of business, I photocopied a small one-page write-up on unique shopping experiences in Paris*. I only hit a few of the shops (when with kids, shopping is extremely limited), but loved them both.

First of, the acclaimed E. Dehrillin. A cook's heaven if you can manage your way through the dim hallways lined with pans of all shapes and sizes. I bought a few mini springform pans so I can make individual cheesecakes sometime.



Papier+ was next up and it did not disappoint. Beautiful colors, products, binders, papers, you name it. I was in heaven until I figured out how much everything cost in US dollars. But, if you are looking for a simple, colorful binder worthy of your coffee table, this is the place. If I was an artist, I'd invest in their chunky colored pencils offered in several delicious hues. So pretty. The service was great too, which isn't always the case in Paris. Papier+ is also in a great location--as in close to the Seine, the metro, and other places you'll want to hit while in town (Berthillon to name just one).




I really do miss you Blueprint. But since I'm trying to be more of a glass-half-full-kinda-girl, I'm going to declare how happy I was to have you for a little while :)

* if you are heading to Paris soon and want a copy of Blueprint's recommendations, email me and I'll mail you a copy once I arrive home.

7 comments:

TAG said...

It's like heaven. Thanks for the virtual trip!

Mama Cher, Ok, fine, it's Sharon said...

Sounds like you are having a great time! I think I saw Paula Deen go to that kitchen store on her show once. Of course she bought everything...

Georgia said...

Sounds like you are having a fabulous trip! You're never going to want to go home! XOXO

CMN said...

Oh yes, please share Blueprint's list?

Thank you!

Stephanie said...

CMN, I'd love to share the list. Email me your mailing address and I'll send it off to you once we arrive home and get settled. My email address is: stephmodo@gmail.com.

Stephanie said...

CMN, I'd love to share the list. Email me your mailing address and I'll send it off to you once we arrive home and get settled. My email address is: stephmodo@gmail.com.

amanda said...

hi. i was wondering you could share the list with me. i am going to paris on saturday.

thanks, amanda
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