Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day is on May 11 this year in the U.S. and Canada. Below are some gift ideas. There are many more ideas on I Dream of France. Click any of the photos to view and purchase each product on our website.

Please call us with questions regarding availability and shipping times at (888) 96-FRANCE or (714) 730-2182.

Provencal Style Cotton Fabric Tote Bags

These beautiful quilted cotton bags were inspired by the tradional “indiennes” prints and is hand block-printed. Perfect as handbags, for shopping, and for the beach. 100% cotton, eco friendly, azo-free, machine washable. 15×13″ with a 6×6″ inside pocket and a coordinated print fabric strap.

Morgan Blue Cotton Tote Bag

Morgan Blue Cotton Tote Bag

Topaz Black Large Cotton Tote Bag

Topaz Black Large Cotton Tote Bag

 

Columbian Large Cotton Tote Bag

Columbian Large Cotton Tote Bag

The same company makes beautiful scarves and tea towels as well!

Versailles Blue Cotton Coated Provence Tablecloths by Le Cluny

Olive Indiennes Dish Towel

Olive Indiennes Dish Towel

 

Eiffel Tower in the Clouds Magnet Set

Eiffel Tower in the Clouds Set of Three Magnets

Eiffel Tower in the Clouds Set of Three Magnets

Matching notebook and greeting card available as well.


Crazylibellule & the Poppies Jeanne Voyage Perfume Stick

From cult favorite Crazylibellule and the Poppies, the Jeanne Voyage solid perfume stick is scented with notes of iris of Florence, java nutmeg, and Sicilian bergamot. A fragrance created to pay tribute to Jeanne Lanvin, famous French dressmaker who founded the oldest Parisian “Haute Couture” fashion house. Always ahead of her time, she created an empire around her three passions: fashion, fragrance, decoration. Her trips around the world were her source of inspiration.
Crazy Libellule Perfume

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For more gift ideas, check out the Mother’s Day section on our website!
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Tablecloths for Large Round Tables

Many customers ask us about tablecloths for their large round tables. We now have two great lines to choose from. Order online from idreamoffrance.com, call us at 888-96-FRANCE, or visit us in our boutique showroom in Tustin/Irvine, Orange County, Southern California.

90″ Round Cotton Tablecloths from Couleur Nature

Couleur Nature tablecloths are designed in Paris by Bruno Lamy and made by hand in India following old traditions. They are made of soft thick cotton and are printed with cheerful patterns using wooden blocks.

90" Round Fig Red-Green Tablecloth by Couleur Nature

90″ Round Fig Red-Green Tablecloth by Couleur Nature

90″ Round Coated Tablecloths by Le Cluny

You thought it was impossible to find a 90″ round coated tablecloth? Think again! The ever popular brand Le Cluny uses their French made coated cotton fabric, and by sewing two panels together are able to make oversize tablecloths. The seem is inconspicuous and the result is a tablecloth big enough to cover and protect most round or square tables.

90" Round Versailles Blue Cotton Coated Provence Tablecloth by Le Cluny

90″ Round Versailles Blue Cotton Coated Provence Tablecloth by Le Cluny

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As our long-time customers know, we moved last summer to a larger location in Tustin Ranch, near Irvine, California. Below are photos of our new place, now that we’ve been settled in and humming along for a while. Click here to view our location on a map. We are near the 5 and 55 freeways and the 261 toll road, between the Tustin Marketplace and The District at Tustin Legacy shopping centers.

We are open to the public Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Occasionally we have special sale days on Saturdays as well. (Join our email list to find out when.) Please come visit and shop with us anytime!

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French Kitchen Towels, Fishnet Market Bags, and Tapestry Pillow Covers

French Kitchen Towels, Fishnet Market Bags, and Tapestry Pillow Covers

French Gourmet Food and Candy

French Gourmet Food and Candy

French Country and Provencal Placemats

French Country and Provencal Placemats

French Scented Soaps

French Scented Soaps

Coucke Terry Towels Close-Up

Coucke Terry Towels Close-Up

We can’t keep it a secret anymore…we’re moving! We have outgrown our current space and will be moving to a larger location in the Tustin/Irvine area of Southern California this month.

New Address

I Dream of France
2600 Walnut Avenue #A
Tustin, CA 92780

Click the address to view the location in Google Maps.

Our new home has a warehouse, a boutique showroom for local customers, plenty of parking, and easy access from the 5 freeway and Jamboree Road.

We will be located near the Tustin Ranch, Tustin Meadows, Tustin Fields, Columbus Grove, Westpark, College Park, Harvard Square, and Walnut Village neighborhoods, as well as the Tustin District and Tustin/Irvine Marketplace shopping centers.

Moving/Opening Dates

Our Old Town Tustin boutique will be closed after August 9. Our new location will open September 4. Online orders will ship as usual during the transition.

Moving Sale

We will have a one-day Moving Sale at our Old Town Tustin boutique on Saturday, August 17, with special discounts for our local customers, as well as an online coupon. More details to follow.

See us in the November issue of Orange Coast Magazine!

Orange Coast magazine - November 2012

Look for the November 2012 issue of Orange Coast Magazine (with “Real Housewife” Gretchen Rossi on the cover). The Neighborhoods column on page 32 explores Old Town Tustin’s century-old storefronts and features some of the local businesses, including I Dream of France! There are a map and photos of the neighborhood, too. We are so delighted to be included!

We love Orange Coast!

–Brett

Trick or Treat!

FREE trick or treating in Old Town Tustin on Halloween, this Wednesday! Put on costumes and come to our neighborhood after school from 3:00-5:00, and trick or treat with the restaurants and shops. Hundreds of people come every year. It’s a fun time to visit and people-watch.

Old Town Tustin centers around the intersection of Main and El Camino Real with lots of free parking around the neighborhood. Google Maps Link

Here are some photos from last year…

Marge Redmond Flamme of Old Town Flooring

Marge Redmond Flamme of Old Town Flooring

Marge Redmond Flamme at Old Town Flooring.

Jean-Michel and Miss Bobbie in front of Miss Bobbie's Low-Carb Shoppe & Cafe

Jean-Michel and Miss Bobbie in front of Miss Bobbie’s Low-Carb Shoppe & Cafe

Jean-Michel poses with Miss Bobbie at Miss Bobbie’s Low-Carb Shoppe.

France Today Magazine

NEW this month and available in-store only! I Dream of France now offers France Today magazine. Written in English, France Today is full of articles about French travel, food & wine, culture, design, shopping, real estate and much more. Each issue also includes the TV5MONDE listings (US cable/satellite channel of French programming).

We also offer Edible Orange County magazine for more articles about food, art, and Southern California culture. The Fall 2012 issue is all about chocolate!

–Brett

Fall is Here — See What’s New!

It’s officially autumn. We thought it was a good time to show you what’s new in our shop.Visitez I Dream of France to find more.

As always, orders of $75 or more ship free! (Alaska and Hawaii pay $10 extra.) Don’t forget we ship to Canada!

Below are some new items…more selection on our website and in our Tustin boutique!

Reversible, Acrylic-Coated French Placemats

Available in two new colorways.

Le Cluny Coated Reversible Placemat Olives Yellow

Reversible, Acrylic-Coated French Placemats

 

Le Cluny Coated Reversible Placemat Olives Blue

Reversible, Acrylic-Coated French Placemats

French Kitchen Towels

Practical, beautiful. Beauville Les Agrumes (Citrus Fruits) Tea Towel. Each Beauvillé towel measures approximately 20″ x 31″ and is made of 82% cotton and 18% linen. The addition of linen fiber makes a beautiful base for printing. The design is crisp and the colors pop! Hand printed in France.

Beauville Les Agrumes (Citrus Fruits) Tea Towel

 

Coucke Bistrot de Paris French Dish Towel.This red and white towel measures 20″ x 30″ and features a detailed illustration woven into the towel with a Parisian bistro theme.

Coucke Bistrot de Paris French Dish Towel

 

Vintage Perfume Bottle

This Eau de Joy by Jean Patou Vintage Perfume Bottle is one of a kind.

Eau de Joy by Jean Patou Vintage Perfume Bottle

–Brett