Decoration

Quelle idée de transformer le garde-manger en lampe ! Sur une table 17eme, que j'ai achetée sans plateau : fabrication d'un plateau en medium,enduit de couches successives de colle de peau, de poudre de marbre, de noir de fumée , de cire...

I  love gilded wood,'bois doré' especially when time has done its work on it, revealing plaster, greyish wood  . Here is a collection of finials, tie -backs,  ornaments all  or nearly all from 19th century. Notice my paint /patine finish on the console , blackened...

I greatly admire the work by Studio Peregalli. They have been and are a source of inspiration for me. Decoration cannot be reduced to white walls, a few pieces of furniture, and an abstract painting!...

Re-upholstering antique/old chairs and armchairs: I often choose a traditional way of upholstery, here with a 'twist to give the style a lift! In this instance  antique hessian  with strings and nails showing . It suits the armchair and compliments the bedroom decoration scheme ....

Nickel mat for these taps, the sink is made of one solid block of marble and resin.  The overall impression is one of quiet luxury....

Large walnut oil pots from the Aveyron...

‘Les Indiennes de Nîmes’ et Louis XIV… Ce boutis n’est pas ancien....

I love chandelier ,antique ones . They find their place absolutely anywhere and everywhere ....