Author Grace Saunders's Victorian family home
Author Grace Saunders takes us on a tour of her Victorian family home where tales of romance, travel and adventure are all part of the furniture
Posted: 2 September 2011
Even the family bathroom is not simply a functional space. Grace sponge-painted the side of the roll-top bath in a rich turquoise, then colour-matched the mosaic shower tiles to create a watery effect. A Venetian-style mirror adds a touch of glamour.
But for all its quirky style, this is first and foremost a family home. Grace and Michael have poured time, effort and love into this place and it shows. “A house should be like a story of your life – not some minimalist void,” says Grace. “Fill it with the people and the things that you love and you’re on the way to having something special.”
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