Adrienne's Bathroom in Farrow & Ball Downpipe as featured in Ideal Home and House to Home Open house: An Edwardian town house with a modern twist Video: Period character meets contemporary chic in this two-bedroom Oxfordshire house, previously featured in Ideal Home. http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid3639369059001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAAAfPRcgk~,gqUyT1d58wYyjdjG81FQWj5AiNtW00_M&bclid=2800450358001&bctid=3570476323001
If you study this picture of urchins in Victorian London closely, you will see several boys have swollen cheeks. A sign of mumps, or much more likely bribes in the form of gobstoppers to sit still while the long photographic process took place.
Sam chose the perfect shade of grey for the living room, Farrow & Ball Ammonite, then diluted it with three parts of white emulsion to one part Ammonite to paint the section between the picture rail and ceiling. He reinstated the picture rail too - at just £1.10 a metre it's a bargain way to give the living room back a more period feel.