House in Provence Renovation @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Full Before and After DIY Renovation in Provence: Kitchen

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Our Kitchen before and after the renovation If you’re interested in the full Before and After of our house renovation here in Provence; voila! The kitchen, when we first bought the house, was entirely brown. The last time the house had been renovated was …

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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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Artist home near Uzes @bfblogger2015
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Inside A French Artist’s Home

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Each time I begin a blog post, it seems to start off with “One of my favourite things in France is ….” Sorry about that, but every day, every experience in this wonderful new world of mine seems to be better than the last. …

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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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Summer in Antibes @Jemma
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The European Union Laid Bare by a Spare Part

Contributor blog post by Jemma: If it’s not the WIFI, it’s la climatisation. This summer when we arrived at Bellevue, our home in Antibes, I clicked my heels when the little green checkmark appeared on my iPhone beside the name of our WIFI network. It worked! The WIFI actually worked …

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Our Renovation in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Our Renovation in Provence: The Builders Arrive

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Up until now, Robin has been doing all of the renovation to standard building codes (he has done some serious homework and seems to be the only person around here actually following the rules). We knew we would always need a little help with …

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Renovation in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Our Renovation in Provence: A Spiral Staircase

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Replacing the steep, narrow and dangerous staircase in our house with a space-effective spiral staircase was always part of our renovation plan. We looked online at beautiful industrial era staircases from Britain and compared those to the rickety plastic structures available at the local …

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Luberon Views #Provence @Vauclusedreamer
Julie Whitmarsh

Back to House-Hunting in Provence

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: We’ve now stopped ranting about what happened last week with the French house purchase and dusted ourselves down a bit. We’re still very disappointed with what the Agents described as process that was far from ‘correcte’ on the part of the vendor, but as we …

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