• Daily life

    Lockdown at Maison de la riviere

    Hello from Maison de la riviere! We hope everyone is doing well and staying safe during the lockdown. We’ve been busy enjoying the lovely weather bestowed upon our region since the lockdown and making the most of our free time, with land maintenance and repairs, in expectation of the end of confinement and the return of our customers. But of course, we are not all about hard work only. We also keep in touch with our friends and loved-ones through carefully-executed greeting cards, such as the ones below. And when we’re not being creative or hard at work, we focus our attention towards the most fortunate member of the Maison…

  • Our journey,  Welcome to Frenchfully,  Work in progress

    Maison Barbe: in the making

    This is Maison Barbe, the cottage we have been renovating since we moved in last year in November. Happy to report that the works are going well and we can finally see it transforming under our eyes and becoming more welcoming than how we found it. To add more space to its somewhat small rooms (typical for this type of béarnaise-style farm house) we have decided to paint all the dark-colours in white or light grey, as you can see from the photo below, which is the living room. We are keeping the original floor-tile, but all the dark bricks surrounding the wood burner have been covered in light-grey paint.…