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More recycling musings

If you have followed this blog from way back, you will know that I have changed my mind about how to upcycle this Puginesque pine chapel table left. It was earmarked as kitchen furniture until I had the eureka idea … Continue reading

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More lovely French doors- The Thursday Three from the Languedoc

Three more fabulous doors. I wonder what secrets lie behind these? I particulary love the grey doors below, and note that two newer carved wooden panels have been added to support the brass knobs. Entirely in keeping with the orginal … Continue reading

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Flipping French Floors #2 – floor envy

I have had floor envy for a while now. Investigations have not turned up any charming original tiled floors in the French house which we could have lovingly restored. There is a small area of tomettes on the first floor … Continue reading

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Flipping French Floors #1

Builder’s debris, strong cleaners, constant sweeping and damp dusting, strong sunlight & no protection, years of benign neglect; no wonder My French Floors have had enough. Seeing the way the thirsty floor in the terrace bedroom soaked up the lime … Continue reading

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