Tag Archives: velux

The Thursday Three- HOW much is TOO much?

I have quite a few of these 19thc cotton tablecloths & table mats with lace and drawn thread work and was planning to hang a couple of small ones on the shower room doors to preserve the modesty of the … Continue reading

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Episode 91- In which I wrestle with renovation & restoration related guilt

Renovation, restoration, reflection…. So,  I found this old photo of Trev with signs of his original brown hair colour  still evident and realised that, in just seven years of double property renovation & restoration projects  in the south of France, … Continue reading

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Episode 49- April Showers- Part one

renovation, restoration, saturation 2012- Whilst we always remember to close all the shutters when we go out, we  seem to have a mental block when it comes to closing the Velux windows in the shower room. We have come home … Continue reading

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Episode 40- A brief recap …………from the Lang(our)doc

renovation, restoration, explanation….. A number of questions have continued to vex us since we started working on our less-than-lovely French house/hovel in the lovely Languedoc. Some have been answered,  and some remain a mystery 1) What exactly is FCVT (French … Continue reading

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Episode 18- “Let there be light”

Summer 2009- restoration, renovation, illumination Now that the new doorway has been opened between shower room and terrace bedroom and the long wall dividing the shower room from the tulip bedroom  has been knocked through we are illuminating spaces that … Continue reading

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