Last year some friends and I had a grand plan to go to La Braderie, the biggest flea market in Europe. As often happens, life got in the way and it never happened.
(Images: Pascal Francois, Elle Decoration)
The salvage pieces range from factory floor tiles, used as a splashback, and a huge old fishmonger’s fridge which serves as the main island in the kitchen.
Now, all I need to do to recreate the other finer pieces of this kitchen, is learn how to make a dining table out of two wooden trestles and fix a zinc plate onto a desk!
You know I would actually put my sewing class on hold if I thought there was a DIY class I could attend, that could teach me such things, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone – are you listening Adult Education?