ISSUE 63  |  Do-It-Yourself

The Ultimate DIY House, UK Edition

March 13, 2013 11:30 AM

BY Julie Carlson

Is this farmhouse in West Sussex the ultimate DIY project? We think so; just look at the details: kitchen shelving made from reclaimed fence boards, cabinets worthy of the Dutch reclamation expert Piet Hein Eek, a bed canopy made from a length of vintage fabric. Lots of good ideas to steal.

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Above: Encaustic tiles set into a frame create an instant backsplash.

Above: The kitchen cabinetry is made entirely from reclaimed wood.

Above: A reclaimed wall light illuminates a corner of the kitchen.

Above: A length of fabric creates an instant bed canopy.

Above: Wooden dowels suspended from the ceiling creates a frame for the canopy.

Above: In a guest bedroom, a headboard is formed from reclaimed doors.

Above: In the bath, cabinetry from reclaimed wood contrasts with white-painted floors.

Above: A handmade curtain obscures the under-sink storage area.