Over the last years, we’ve been documenting the renovation of our Edwardian home in the south of Manchester. It’s been an exciting, fun and at times exhausting adventure but we’ve well and truly been bitten by the DIY bug and now can’t imagine our lives any other way! Although we loved our home (and never […]
So Long, Popcorn Ceilings: 8 Transformative Overhead Architectural Hacks
So, your rental apartment or newly-built home didn’t come with coffered ceilings or pressed tin tiles? Set your sights above that unsightly popcorn or drop ceilings you’ve been dealt. All eight of these ceiling hacks will lend architectural interest to a boring room—whether you channel intricate European plasterwork or rustic exposed wood beams is entirely up to you. Give the impression of dramatic crown molding with a painted ceiling that extends about a foot down the wall.
Name: Rachel Jones and Josh SimsLocation: Hackney, LondonSize: No idea — average London terrace size!Years lived in: 10 years; Owned Fashion designer Rae Jones, her husband Josh, and their little boy live in a classic Victorian terrace in London’s East End. With its high ceilings, large windows and period features, the house is the perfect place to exhibit the couple’s carefully curated collection of twentieth century furniture and accessories.