Episode 114 – It’s all in the detail, SSSWC- skip, strip, sand, wax, curse a bit ….

SSSWC, SSSWC, that’s my new exercise programme.

Is it effective? on me and on the French house?…yes

Again these are phone photos, so not great but I want to show you the fruits of some of our labours.

STRIP- Newly revealed stone around window; SAND- the oak window ledge, miraculously surviving mass renovation with barely a scratch. SKIP – chuck out the old faux chrome and plastic and fit new lovely chunky handles to unify our collection of windows and handles throughout the house (no two are the same)

Talking of details, was Trev impressed when he unwrapped our spanking smart shiny new shower assembly and found out that the fixed header rail is designed for short people only? We are a tall family,

whaddya think? I think probably CURSE!


stone surround


new iron handles




oak window ledge


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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