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Friday French Fix- Quelques idées pour les petites pièces

On the basis  that size isn’t everything (there’s a talking point) here’s some small French rooms. http://www.hgtv.com/design/rooms/bedrooms/10-creative-headboard-ideas-from-rate-my-space-pictures The textiles are a bit twee here for moi, but the palette is great and SOMEONE here has had the chutzpah to rock … Continue reading

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Episode 146- Another retrospective- French house dining room- working with a narrow space

I am trying to remind myself that progress is being made at the village house, as well as giving newer followers the heads up on what we have actually achieved to date en France. The photo –left- is not exactly … Continue reading

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Episode 136 – In which Trevor takes a well earned break

I’ ve tried and tried to get in the whole new floor but the room is too long and the sun at the back window  makes it all look shinier than it is. So these pics are the Best I … Continue reading

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Episode 134 – Small room, big headache

It’s a bit of a pain,  the deuxième étage shower room. It has basically looked like this since we demolished the wall that divided the tulip bedroom in half; one side then a dark box save for the tiny dirty skylight … Continue reading

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Episode 128- So what’s happening downstairs?

So you have spotted the deliberate oversight. I haven’t mentioned what’s happening on the ground floor for a while. That’s because NOTHING is. There are a number of reasons for this, firstly I have instructed  Trevor  to make a quick … Continue reading

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Episode 123 – more on the door

It’s not as easy as 123, by the way… And, yes, this is probably Most Bizarre Photo Of 2015. What’s going on with the end of his nose? Who needs a Punch & Judy show? Trev still had a sense … Continue reading

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Episode 121- Whispering words of wisdom, let it be

Please don’t sue me L & M, but that particular lyric is very appropriate. I could also call this “bedroom before” photo – left- “a view to a hill”. OK, OK, I’m getting carried away now. This post is about … Continue reading

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