Tag Archives: palette

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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The Romance of the Raw – mixing it up in the salon

If you have been following this blog you will know that I have been doing my best to preserve the old lime plaster walls and ceilings we still have at the French house .We have to accept that some walls … Continue reading

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FPPF – French Property Porn Fix of the day

For absolutely no other reason, apart from the fact that it’s Friday and I am losing the will to live, I present for your delectation some beautiful French or French flavoured interiors.           What have these … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- square French style pillow covers/cases

Found these three in charity shop in UK, maybe the missing fourth suffered a terrible stain related accident? Large, heavy,  soft white cotton with cotton/linen centre panels with woven double squares in a natural/gold colour . Probably for the cave … Continue reading

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À Mon Seul Désir

I have two framed woolwork needlepoint tapestries for the tulip bedroom. Mille-fleurs,  mythic animals, unicorns, symbolism These simplified but still very evocative pictures were inspired by the six tapestries woven around 1500 and now restored and displayed at the Musée … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- French Chic & Perfect Period Pastels

After lots of thought and a few experiments the palette for the village house in France has  been set. Although we have increased the total area of usable/habitable rooms from 80 to just over 120 square metres approx I still … Continue reading

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Episode 71- In which I make a few decisions…

Renovation, restoration, visualisation- It’s June 1st, the sun is blazing down outside and I am  feeling  much more positive and determined to be proactive: I will meet the next obstacle head-on. Decided to get into French mode this weekend as … Continue reading

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