Friday, January 04, 2008

Pierre Herme Mini Madness

New Piu Piu #123 You only had to wait 24 hours for the "surprise". I had to wait 2 weeks. For the NEW - WONDERFUL MAISON PIERRE HERME DESSERTS MINI COLLECTION!I spotted on Flickr a wonderful photo by ICY NERD of these sweet little dollhouse Pierre Herme desserts and of course I HAD TO HAVE THEM!I went madly searching all over the web and ended up in Hong Kong!The new set is made by MegaHouse in Japan.#121 Yellow Bird inspects PH chocolatesI couldn't really be sure what size the miniatures were? Would they go with my dollhouse tea set?Hmm...after careful comparative analysis I have to admit that no, they are much smaller than the dollhouse tea set. This "real" package of Pierre Herme hot chocolate powder is 4 1/4" tall versus the miniature is just 3/4" high.Oh well..on verra bien as the French say. It will all turn out well hopefully.This is Pierre Herme's Fall catalogue.
Sized 5 3/4" wide by 8 1/4" tall

The tiny life-like PH sac is 2" x 2" You get the picture?
Christine Ferbier mini-confiture LOOK! Even one teeny, tiny jar of Christine Ferbier jam made for Pierre Herme is included. You tell me what the flavour is. My magnifying glass isn't strong enough. I think I need a microscope here.
Maison Pierre Herme Desserts Mini Collection You can order your set of 8 boxes of heavenly Maison Pierre Herme Desserts Mini Collection from Angolz.com in Hong Kong and you'll get it in about a week! Plus Pierre Herme is having a contest/lottery for 8 free sets if you sign on before January 18! At least all the desserts fit nicely on my dollhouse silver tray.Look at it this way - What better way to curb your appetite after the Holiday excess with these non-caloric miniatures?

25 comments:

  1. Well, well, well so that's what it was. I LOVE THEM! Only you could manage to find these.

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  2. Anonymous8:37 AM

    The paintings of the charming bird I like even more than the miniatures!

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  3. Cute paintings. The yellow bird looking into the box looks like he's thinking "They're only that big?". Love them on the silver Tray. Now you can buy faux Macarons & I can't find real ones to taste. What's wrong with this picture??? hmmmm

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  4. Why do I have the feeling each of those cute, and inquisitive little birdies...are standing in for
    you today, Carol?

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  5. Anonymous11:29 AM

    Those are a riot. I think your paintings are exquisite, but the miniatures wouldn't be very satisfying, I'm afraid! I agree--the little bird looks like he's thinking "is that all there is?" like the Peggy Lee song!! ;))
    sue

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  6. What fun ! I think the little bird is saying, " Nibbles for me, oh boy.":)
    Love the paintings.
    All best, Jan

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  7. How cute! And I always love when the birds make an appearance.

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  8. Divine is everything that you share.
    Love Jeanne ^j^

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  9. love love your post on them!

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  10. lol :) These are adorable!

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  11. Dear Paris, Many good things come out of Hong Kong :-)!!! :-)
    I like th non calorific version you have here!!:-)

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  12. the flavor of the christine ferber jam is confiture ispahan (spelling?)

    kat

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  13. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
    Thank you Kat in Japan :)
    You go the spelling right on Ispahan too!

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  14. Cartier6:34 AM

    I loved this morning's work you posted - very fresh!

    Jan

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  15. OMG! I wonder if mom could score mesome before she comes? Oh hell, she HAS to!!I love the watercolor!
    Happy New Year!

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  16. I have something for you in The House in the Woods today. Scroll down and you'll find a macaron from Trondheim.

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  17. jeanette, mistress of longears10:41 AM

    Scale is ALL! You must immediatement search out a smaller doll's tea set! Perhaps the Bernadaud I saw on one of the photos ...nothing but the best for our petite princess! Utterly amazing food art!

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  18. charming, charming, charming! (I love that bird...I loved him when he made his first appearance a while ago.) Bonne Année to you...and the bird!

    Leslie

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  19. Carol! OMG we totally think alike! I just found out about these too! Did you get the complete set? I am eagerly waiting for mine to arrive in the mail!!!

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  20. They're so cute, I really want to get them, too.

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  21. Pierre Herme collaborate with lipton. one cute charm is attach to a bottle. 8 kinds of faux sweets (macarons, icecream cake or chocolate) are made for this campaign.

    8tokyo.blogspot.com: Lipton tea freebies! : Pierre Herme collaborate with lipton

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  22. I'm so jealous! Angolz is completely sold out!!!

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  23. Hi! Nice to meet you!
    I like macaron too ^^

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  24. They are incredibly cute! Those mini toys such as tea set looks so real but just in miniature size. I wonder how it was made! So detailed!

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