Monthly Archives: July 2016

Introducing The Garden Room

Kev and I have been busy beavering away creating a new bedroom and en suite bathroom in our converted loft space, with guests arriving today they were finally finished about two hours before they arrived.  

Here’s the bedroom, I’ll post pics of the bathroom later. 


The chains holding the bedside lamps over the tables came from our well.


The chest of drawers is actually going to live in the Library room downstairs but it fits in well in this room for now. It was a Great find at our local Brocante and only €20 then paired with chalk paint and old handles found at a Brocante market in Rabastens. 


The ladder is part of an old painting ladder set, a great bargain from Troc  81 a second hand warehouse in Albi.


The mirror was a  present from my lovely friend Lynda, I have to put labels on the holders.


The sunflowers are from our local feilds, we’ll there are thousands of them, I’m sure the farmer won’t miss a few???

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Sizzling Summer Sun

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Phew its been so hot here in Fayssac over the last few weeks, so I’m happy to report summer has officially started. The kids have broken up from school and France has begun to shut down for July and August, mind you its not really open for business most of the rest of the time, which is probably why I like it here so much.

We attended our first apero concert of the summer at Perye Rose last Wednesday. It was so lovely to see the vineyard again and the lovely owner Astrid; she and her sons make you feel so welcome. Friends gather, drink wine, listen to music, eat great food and catch up on all that’s happened over the last week.

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The views are stunning.

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And the sunsets are beautiful.

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Back at Maison Murier we have been busy working in the loft creating new bedrooms and bathrooms [blog post to follow on that], and in the garden we have been creating a roundabout in our driveway.

Our dear cousin Sheri bought us an olive tree, and we have used it as a feature in the centre.

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IMG_8242The fields are awash with wild flowers and butterflies.

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And the sunflowers have started to flower in droves, creating a sea of bright yellow, truly a site that should be experienced.

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Our first summer visitors have arrived to relax and soak up the suns rays.

Hello summer, don’t rush by too quickly.

Happy weekend everyone.

 

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