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Back from a Break & Buildings as Stoves

The Sourcerist is back after an extended hiatus because The Sourcerist is on the move. Fingers crossed that any day now 1930s  house Manchester will be replaced by 1930s house … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

1930s Living Room Before & After

When we bought are 1930s semi it had been on the market for over a year.  It was tired, but with great bones.  Two years later and you might not … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Edwardian House Living Room

I raided the Sourcerist archive this past weekend looking for before and afters of Edwardian House (aka House Number 1).  The good news is I have found the ‘afters’, the … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another brick for the wall – part two

A few posts back I showed off my brick samples and excitement about having a new garden wall built. As someone who has wanted to build my own house from … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mixing it up with Mason Cash

I hate to cook, but I love to bake.  Cooking involves watching things and pfaffing around I don’t have the patience.  With baking you throw a bunch of stuff together, … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Visit to Rusthoven

As I’ve written before, I want to feature field trips to lovely places that feed my passion for all things design.  My other half, the Dutchie, has an aunt and … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Flooring for Susan Denise

One of the main ideas behind this blog is that I wanted to help people choose things for their home.  I enjoy choice, but I realise a lot of people … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another Brick for the Wall

Exciting times Chez Sourcerist, we are building a wall!  Well the lovely Luke is building a wall for us.  While it is only 6 courses of brick work high, I … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Going Dutch with Stained Glass

I LOVE stained glass.  I was in love with my Edwardian house before I even got through the door due to the handsome original stained glass window over the front … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 3 Comments

Stairway to Pistachio Heaven

Manchester, England is known for many things and sunny skies is not one of them.  The front of the house gets very little light and the previous owners went for … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment