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Fabriqué en France- les housses de coussin arrivent

Well, a bit later than planned, here are the first of my cushion covers made from old fabrics. I plan to use at least 50% vintage /recycled fabrics and embroideries on these cushions. I am offering the option of covers … Continue reading

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Episode 156 – Bois patiné peint #1

Do you remember this post eons ago? doors post In the interests of reusing and recycling where possible we repaired the hideous flush brown bedroom doors and frames and I got Trev to panel them in Languedocienne style. Then they … Continue reading

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Paper, boxes, benches

Whilst shredded paper won’t be in short supply en France, I am wondering if we will still be able to get recycled cardboard boxes to post out our pieces? Maybe someone can tell me a source for these ? And … Continue reading

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Episode 151 Part 2 – “I name this bath…….”

I have actually named my long sought after bathtub. It’s practically a member of the family now. Though maybe I wouldn’t leave a member of the family all alone in a dark garage surrounded by junk. Trevor suspects  (not without … Continue reading

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Episode 36- Safe(r) stairs stories

renovation, restoration, elevations..2011 We are now used to our typically twisty stairs in France, even though as yet we have no hand rails ! In the usual local Languedocciene style, both sets of stairs in the house turn through 90 … Continue reading

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Episode 24- More luxury guest accommodation

renovation, restoration, stagnation June 2010   With virtually no electrics and no news to be had regarding our original electrician, we asked around locally for an alternative contractor. We had taken pains from day one to use local artisans for the … Continue reading

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