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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

Renovation And Restoration Diary- France

Episode 100- UK v France renovation materials costs comparison#1

OK , I can’t speak for other countries but I can certainly give a bit of guidance on what to buy in France  and what you might want to bring over from the UK for your renovation/restoration project. 274 more words

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More on the contentious curtains conversation

I am having my usual ongoing debate with myself re curtains, even though I would be better employed…

1) Earning enough money to pay for the final work at French village house… 112 more words

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A little note on ninety nine

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For those of you out there who haven’t followed us for a while (and think I do nothing but moan!)

The fact is that we have only been able to spend 6 weeks a year in France until recently, and for two of those years we couldn’t do much as we were recovering from surgery. 71 more words

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Episode 98: renovation, restoration, insulation

Well, there’s a striking ceiling treatment

Thank you… http://parvum-opus.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/michelde-montaigne.html

What do they do in the winter?  where is the insulation?

Combining the original,  the beautiful, and the practical is a whole art form in itself. 110 more words

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Pass the passementerie, I think I am addicted

Well here we are again

Doctor, doctor, my mind flips to trimmings at the most inappropriate times”

I keep picking up “the odd pair” 116 more words

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The Thursday Three- Get a handle on it !

I am back to considering the details; today it’s handles

Possibly  a touch premature? But what the hell, details are important.

There is still so much good, affordable vintage architectural hardware out there that it’s easy to find the perfect pieces for your project. 86 more words

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