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Episode 61- Cuisine- creating a French country kitchen

renovation, restoration, procrastination

This was our kitchen when we acquired this little  French gem (haha!)

Left- the delightful character features included sticky (with grease) wallpaper sporting a rather gory hunting scene, plus the ubiquitous ochre coloured tiled splashback (also sticky- no extraction facilities here). 276 more words

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Episode 59- The Lost Weekend....

renovation, restoration,  frustration

Well you don’t mind me using today’s blog to vent the pressure cooker that is my head do you??

I have just, scarily, lost two days of my life. 204 more words

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Episode 58- Further changes, French bedroom chic on a budget

renovation, restoration, delectation

So at the other end of this little bedroom we have

this small, high window with a pretty good radiator underneath- we will keep this… 287 more words

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Episode 57- Light and space; part two

renovation, restoration, demolition & decoration

So we now have an opening into the shower room from this little bedroom. A couple of steps are cut into the thickness of the wall; these will be wrapped in reclaimed hard wood from the house, where possible.. 196 more words

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Episode 56 - Light and space:creating an illusion Part 1

renovation, restoration, illusions

This is the smallest room in our French village house renovation project ( with the exception of shower rooms etc)

At about 12 square metres,  it  suffered from the usual malaises of small windows and dark brown varnish on every wooden surface which can be pretty typical of bargain basement properties here. 209 more words

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Episode 55- all kinds of nothing...

renovation, restoration, subtle French distinctions!

Try as I might I cannot get a shot of the whole house frontage because the street is too narrow. 239 more words

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The Thursday Three- And I do know it's monday!

An early Thursday Three, as I won’t have time later in the week

All new vintage style today

Left-enamel jug from The Range

words highly appropriate today with latest France related development! 44 more words

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