Stone cottage built in 1940
Kitchen-diner/living area, two bedrooms, bathroom
Liz designed a simple, modern cook space to allow the character of the cottage to shine through.
Try the Road House Deluxe leather dining chairs, £139 each, Where Saints Go. Find intage blue Formica kitchen tables at Vinterior
‘I was living with my parents back home in Ireland and Corentin grew up not far from here in a converted mill house,’ says Liz.
With large expressive skies and tall grasses dancing in the breeze, there’s a lot to fall in love with in this small hamlet in Brittany, northwestern France. ‘The landscape is very similar to where I grew up in Ireland,’ says Liz Lamour, who met her husband Corentin while she was working at his family’s nearby restaurant as a 19-year-old. Back then, the farm and all the barns and cottages in the hamlet belonged to Corentin’s grandparents, Louise and Isidore. ‘This cottage used to be their home,’ says Liz. ‘They had built it themselves from stone brought in from the fields, so it has an incredibly rustic feel.’
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WORTH THE WAIT
Taking time to have a total rethink paid offfor Pippa Jameson and her husband Stuart, who turned a dated house into a stylish home
Clever tweaks enabled Laura Sawyer to enhance the high ceilings of her flat, which she has decorated with a touch of Parisian style
Susie and Pablo Davidson jumped at the chance to rescue a tired Victorian villa and turn it into an elegant family home
Lucy and Chris Wright’s idyllic cottage is now bigger and better thanks to an extension and a beautiful modern-country look
A top-to-toe renovation by Helle and David Moyna has taken this historic house to a new level of beauty
Dana and William Hopkins’ remodelled mews terrace has become the perfect backdrop for their collection of exquisite Middle Eastern art and furniture
Extending up, to the side and at the back has made Jojo Donnelly’s 1930s semi absolutely sensational
Back to its best
Throughout the renovation of her home, Amanda Bradley has respected its history while giving it a modern edge
Clare Morton’s considerable ingenuity has resulted in her apartment getting an extra bedroom and plenty of design flair
Recipe For Success
Restaurateurs Caroline and George Dodds cooked up a stunning renovation of their Victorian terrace by the sea
A Vacation Cottage Becomes Home
A coastal retreat is reimagined, renovated and redesigned after a devastating hurricane.
Affirmations help us see what truly is and not what our senses try to fool us with—and we can use them everywhere in any circumstance.
LIZE KRUGER: TWO SERIES
Growth, Mental Health, Loss, And Survival
From the converted bakery truck’s makeshift sound system, 92Q kicks out a steady stream of Rihanna, Drake, Lil Baby, and Lizzo. The music is just loud enough to overcome the low roar of the twin electric generators powering the slightly battered green vehicle, a kind of mobile corner store known as a “candy bus” in Baltimore parlance.
Order Out of Chaos
REVISING YOUR POETRY MANUSCRIPT
Stacked Flower Ornament
Design by Jennifer E. Ryan
BEHIND THE SCENES! Scene Heard
BACK IN BUSINESS “The first thing I did was jump for joy!” reports Kate Linder (Esther, Y&R) of showing up for work after months of sheltering in place. “I couldn’t wait to bring Esther to life again. I’m so thrilled to be back and so proud of our show. Seeing the crew was very emotional. It was wonderful to see people, even from far away, and to know that they are well. My first instinct was to hug everyone, which of course we can’t do. Everyone has worked extremely hard to make sure we all stay safe.” While production was shut down, “I stayed in touch with Tracey Bregman [Lauren], Jess Walton [Jill] and Liz Hendrickson [Chloe],” and Linder was over the moon that her first scene was with Greg Rikaart (Kevin). “It felt great to be on set again and working with Greg was wonderful,” she enthuses. “It was the first time I had seen him in five months. We spent a lot of time running lines and catching up. I was so happy to see that he was well. Liz couldn’t be there physically, but I still felt her presence and look forward to the day that we are all together again.”
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Best Of Show Or Worse For Wear? Digest Decides.
OUTMANNED OLD PARTY
Not long ago, the Republican Party was a political force in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, exerting influence on budgets and policies even when they lacked majorities on the City Council and county commission. Those days have gone, and plans for the 2020 Republican convention collapsed. What happened—and what might make the pendulum swing back?