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The nearly Thursday Three

Likely to be busy tomorrow so here we are “mecredi”.

You can catch a glimpse of terrace bedroom paint effect above, plus I have decided to use the terrazzo skirting reclaimed from tulip bedroom in here. 42 more words

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Episode 105 - Quelle couleurs?

The question of colours and finishes has bugged me right from the start of our extended project.
How do you bring one sad village house in the lovely Languedoc back to life without spoiling it’s character, particularly as much of it has been ripped out of one half and the other half was half a barn? 115 more words

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The Thursday Three - Stucco & carved oak.

Today’s thursday three are a 16thc carved bog oak panel, a vintage suitcase from local Vide-grenier and a page from a back copy of “Campagne Decoration” magazine. 85 more words

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Episode 104- Campagne March 2015

Just rolled out of bed decadently late and grabbed this shot from the tulip bedroom.
Look at that sky!

For the restoration fans, the lethally lead painted shutters held together with string are going. 43 more words

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Episode 103 - rough luxe life

Well it has finally come to pass that Gill is getting fed up with roughing it in  French hovels.

I NEED to get another few spaces closer to the finish line. 80 more words

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The Thursday Three- In which I actually make a critical curtain decision

Yes I know, I am obsessed. In my defence, having survived years of dust, dirt, demolition, rubble & squalor in our French village hovel , I think I am entitled to think about lovely fabrics and finishes. 118 more words

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Episode 101-UK v France renovation materials costs comparison#2

France v UK prices & products

Tools? Trevor, who likes to spend hours comparing prices and performance of these says that Mr. Bricolage & the Weldoms  chain   … 182 more words

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