house tour

The small but gorgeous flat of Agathe Perroy

November 18, 2015

House tour: A small, gorgeous flat in Paris. Read on www.karinecandicekong.comI love discovering small spaces, cleverly designed and this small flat (42 m2) is a perfect example of what can be achieve in a small space.
I first read about this flat in 2009 and while I have the memory of a gold fish for most mundane things, when it comes to interiors, my brain seems to file things in a funny way and remembers very old stuff. So when I started working on this new interior design project, somehow I kept thinking about the bathroom fitted by Agathe Perroy in her flat.
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A small, beautiful flat re-designed with plywood

September 14, 2015

A small family flat renovated with plywood in Melbourne. Read on www.karinecandicekong.comSince we stayed in a lovely loft apartment renovated with eco-friendly material in Cap-Breton, plywood is fast becoming one of my favourite material. It has the benefit of being affordable while adding warmth and textures to an interior. As we are currently tackling two renovation projects and will re-design a flat in Paris next year, I thought it would be good to show you how to make the most of plywood.



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The Ochre Barn in Norfolk

November 25, 2014

Do you prefer living in the city or out in the countryside or by the sea? House Tour: The Ochre Barn in NorfolkI grew up in the countryside (tiny tiny village) and since I left home, I’ve always been a city girl at heart. However, having recently spent more time working in France from our beach house and having gone for a few morning walks by the beach, I started thinking what if… They are still things that drive me crazy like taking the car to run any errands whereas in London, I just walk or cycle + shops are open all the time but I guess there are upsides and downsides on each account.

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A FEEL-GOOD FAMILY HOME IN BRISTOL

November 13, 2014

Last time I wrote about my friends’ home in Bristol was in 2009 and Gabrielle and Peter had just moved in. At the time, it was already a gorgeous place with very pretty Georgian period features and the most beautiful cast iron stairs I had ever seen…Fast-forward five years and G has turned the space into a wonderful, feel-good family home with soft hues of greys, vintage found and stylish pieces and beautiful hues from Farrow & Ball. Read on…

a feel-good home in soft hues of greys in Bristol. More on www.karinecandicekong.com

Gabrielle, who is an Interior Designer (and TV presenter for BBCTV), designed the kitchen cupboards and got them made by a joiner. They were then painted in Strong White by Farrow & Ball

The table belonged to her her granny and she updated the tabletop with a stainless-steel sheet (which I thought was a great idea the first time I saw it) and the green paint is the original from the 1930s…



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