I finished the painted skirtings in marmotte#3 and Liberon lime wax so if I swish a damp mop over the finished floors (not done yet) it won’t take all that dainty paint off.
Shows up state of adjoining spaces. ha
The skinny antiqued metal border gives just the right amount of pizazz to our humble village house salon and ties in proportionately with the two boxed in beams
All done in here apart from floor finish .
Heartfelt handy hint- leave that till last!!!!!!
The metallic paint catches the light so prettily
( and highlights our glamourous work boots..)
I achieved this with what felt like miles of “Frogtape” now widely available in France at last.
VERY BIG HINT ALERT -Do not waste your time on any other masking tape because you will bitterly regret it
Even makes sense of the unused hideous-half-fireplace, which we recently found was actually one quarter of an ancient kitchen fireplace in what was a double height room incorporating workshop below
see below- before and after