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Episode 161- the kitchen ceiling, inspiration from 13th century Domaine at Luc-sur-Aude

You remember the horrible kitchen ceiling?  The one I demolished and then started wondering about half way through if the insulation tile was asbestos? horrible kitchen ceiling post In common with most old and some new French houses, the ceilings … Continue reading

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Good Friday French Property P**n

Joyeuses Pâques! For no reason other than that I need a French Fix. I am currently in quicksand             http://www.zsazsabellagio.blogspot.com/ http://www.terresetdemeuresdefrance.com/ Not France, actually Amsterdam, but for the colour palette and painted ceiling http://www.peterkorver.com/ By … Continue reading

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Oh Fuite-ing Hell!

OK, what is this? Let me just confirm that it’s not one of my paint effects. It’s on the dining room ceiling. What’s above? The terrace. Dern, dern dern, dern, deeeerrrrrnnn……..

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The horrible kitchen ceiling – more quandaries

Well, that’s a surprise. The underside of the ceiling looks pretty good cleaned off. As this side of the house was half a barn till roughly adapted by the addition of a floor and window sixty years ago, this is … Continue reading

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Episode 135 Part 1 – the horrible kitchen ceiling

It’s not pretty is it, the kitchen ceiling? It does not shout ” French Country Village House” in any language.It’s got to go. It has been suggested that we board over it, but no. As we are gluttons for continuous … Continue reading

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