Tag Archives: patina

The Thursday Three – velvet and verdigris

I will miss aspects of the cottage in the UK. Although the cheap white walls and dark brown carpet upstairs are not my choice, they are an OK backdrop for photos. As you might know, I have been sourcing curtains, … Continue reading

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The mirrors are coming out.. 

  The mirrors are being unpacked. No, we are nowhere near finishing. But my mirrors are important in the great scheme of things and will manipulate the light in each space. Coincidentally, the first two out of their box are … Continue reading

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More French interiors , feast after famine

After years of looking for French interiors that would suit our village house I have suddenly dropped on a whole visual feast of photos¬† to inspire me. below- a masterclass in picture display               … Continue reading

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