What does “faire tapisserie” mean ?

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If you’ve come accross the phrase “faire tapisserie”, you’re probably wondering what it exactly means. “Faire tapisserie” means “to be a wallflower”. The “tapisserie” is the paper we put on walls to decorate our house.

We had never spent so much time at home than we did during confinement. Some of us might have felt they were part of the furniture, that they were like wallpaper, that they were a wallflower, just waiting for time to pass without being able to be part of anything. But this period was also an oportunity to reflect on many things. Read my article in French to find out more and to see how I use the idiom “faire tapisserie” in context. Click on the picture bellow.

Author: Katy Beauvais. Source The French Instinct http://www.thefrenchinstinct.com. All rights reserved.

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