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It’s not all been doom and gloom this month

After many kind pep-talks via my blog visitors and followers, I am taking “Ellen A’s” sensible advice; she says that she is quite happy to read about our furniture rescuing activities whilst we collect our very scattered thoughts. These tables … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three – woolly thinking and a new apprentice

How do they meet this price point? I thought Primark had moved away from sweat shops? I don’t know, this cushion was made in India, in a wool like fabric with faux patent leather piping. It’s quite spectacular and would … Continue reading

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ChiqenAude Gallery, restored restyled refinished accent pieces

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Flipping Furniture Finds with Fabulous French Finishes

I have posted about Trevor being bored since taking redundancy last year. “What” I asked him “do you want to do with yourself now, apart from driving me to distraction?” “Something completely different from what I was doing before; with … Continue reading

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Monday, and a few beautiful pieces to check out

As part of my new regime , being the general curation of my life and possessions, I am selling rather than buying right now. As I have said before, I have almost enough pieces to furnish a small chateau. Some … Continue reading

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Wood I?

Yesterday I spent a considerable amount of time closely studying some beautiful knots and blemishes on a rustic wood dining table in Homesense and talking to myself about it. In my defence, I thought I was talking to Trevor, but … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- Boiserie, carved wood, dining furniture

Yes I know, this is a terrible picture, but it is the only one I have to hand that shows my kitchen diner at the French village house WITH DINING FURNITURE! The country table, as you now know, came from … Continue reading

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