Episode 49- April Showers- Part one

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2012- Whilst we always remember to close all the shutters when we go out, we  seem to have a mental block when it comes to closing the Velux windows in the shower room. We have come home to a soaked floor several times.

We have the original, possibly chestnut floor in here and as the room now has four walls, albeit only one door, the time has come to start tiling the floor.


We wander over to M. Bricolage, my favourite French DIY/building yard- mainly because our friend Laurent (See post “The Stove”)  who used to manage our local Weldom store and is now dispensing his pearls of wisdom in Limoux is there. For once he has not got Dad in tow, which is a relief as I am still convinced that delivering our stove  must have caused him grievous bodily harm!

We fall lucky again as they are selling off an end of line light stone coloured oblong floor tile with a subtle textured surface which is just perfect.  SAMSUNG

I have no problem with mixing modern and functional with authentic antique and characterful at the village house, we certainly do NOT want medieval washing facilities! So we start laying……


About coteetcampagne

Artist, period home maker, renovator, restorer, Francophile. My mission is to save the old stuff, one beautiful piece at a time
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One Response to Episode 49- April Showers- Part one

  1. Tiling? Without adult supervision? You are braver than I am. Seriously, best of luck!


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