Sorry it’s a bit late today but yesterday I had other distractions.
Today I am using my shiny new wordpress mobile app to bring you three more French chic gems. 65 more words
Tags » Renovation And Restoration Diary- France
Renovation, restoration, certification!
Two very positive developments this week
Firstly, after squeezing in a distance-learning course on Interior Design on top of my demanding day job, renovations to village house in France, running the French holiday let & nagging Trevor to take it easy and take his medication I have finally completed this! 37 more words
Every now and then, my treasure trawling pulls up a knock out piece-see above-
If this very large hand embroidery in wools on a woven felted wool background… 104 more words
….”then you don’t have to look at it”. Apparently the artist David Hockney said this. I can vouch for the veracity of this sentiment as our French village house is unspeakably ugly by anyone’s criteria. 188 more words
Two pictures today-
Left- a 19th century watercolour painting with wonderfully evocative, glowing colours. I am fairly sure it was painted in Scotland evidenced partly by the drifts of bluebells, dark forests and distant mountains. 204 more words
renovation, restoration, orientation
A little advice for French house hunters……..
I like this photo, it shows a portion of the our French village house to the right- bathed in sunlight ( I can’t get it all into any shot, street too narrow) I advise you to consider aspect seriously and don’t be blinded by a pretty looking house in a lousy location (many have) 164 more words
renovation, restoration, vegetation-September 2013
The trees are coming in!!!
Let me explain- the big house behind Maison Priest was owned by an English lady who has decided to sell and had been unable to visit as often as she would like recently. 388 more words