Aix-en-Provence Construction
AixcentricExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Aix-en-Provence: News from the Excavations Construction Update

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: What a mess the town centre is right now what with the travaux for the new bus route and the simultaneous archaeological dig and renovations at the Place des Precheurs. But then no pain no gain…no omelettes without breaking eggs, and all that good stuff.The bus …

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Renovation in Provence Bedroom #ExpatLiving @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Renovation in Provence: Bedroom Reveal

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Well, it’s missing some art on the walls, and a few finishing touches. This is the result of the upstairs room from our renovation in Provence. Behold the Bedroom Reveal! I just love the stairs. Blue wasn’t planned. It just seemed to happen! The …

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Livingroom renovation @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Renovation in Provence: Living Room Reveal

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: We still haven’t hung any art yet! Soon. Notice we kept some of the blue on the ceiling. The living room reveal from our Renovation in Provence! More photos to come. When we first put this rather large bookcase in the room Robin wasn’t …

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Renovation in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Renovation in Provence: Garden Transformation

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: This tiny garden of ours has endured quite a lot since we started renovating last December. There’s been so much debris, stones, machinery, and all sorts to the point where we often could barely get in and out! It’s not much to work with, …

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Renovation in Provence: Kitchen Transformation @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Renovation in Provence: Kitchen Reveal

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: These images don’t do the final result justice; and everything is also not quite done. However, here is the first version of our almost finished home in Provence. After 8 months of renovation, and with the limited budget and awkward dimensions we had to …

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Renovation in Provence: Bedroom and Bathroom Transformation @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Renovation in Provence: Bedroom and Bathroom Transformation

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Our tiny house is an awkward triangular shape. This is most evident in the upstairs room and the kitchen. Basically, anywhere you would need to put a large rectangular object– like a bed! Everything has been a compromise to make the space appear bigger …

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Renovation in Provence Living Room Transformation @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Renovation in Provence: Living Room Transformation

Contributor blog pots by Ashley Tinker: Here are some photos of the rather drastic living room transformation after 8 months of renovation in our tiny provencal home. Tune in next week for the reveal! The original (after we ripped a bit off the wall). That is a rather lot of …

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Renovation in Provence Kitchen Transformation @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Renovation in Provence: Kitchen Transformation

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: It’s been a long eight months of renovation in our tiny village house here in Provence. We had a deadline, as the house was going to be filmed. Ever since the mania of trying to get everything to look presentable we’ve been taking it easy. …

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Accommodation in Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExpat Living and Real Estate

Renovations In Provence: Making some improvements

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: As many of our regular guests know occasionally it rains in Provence! Over time this has impacted on the condition of our entrance driveway so in the autumn of last year we started gaining advice and estimates for the work to be carried out before …

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Living the Provence Dream @VaucluseDreamer
Julie Whitmarsh

Renovating in Provence: Living the dream a few early lessons

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Firstly apologies for any glitches in this blog – it’s been a bit chaotic trying to do it with intermittent internet and different wifi locations! I can’t believe where the last few days have gone. A week ago, I had just hosted the village book …

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