Where's it from? What colour are the walls? The RVK Project House Guide.

July 31, 2017



I love receiving messages and comments from you on Instagram. Literally love it. But nearly all of them are asking one of two things. Where is it from? And what colour is it? So I thought I'd put together a definitive guide on all things house to direct you to instead to help others at the same time. I myself love using Instagram for sourcing/inspiration, it's so much better than flicking through website after website, scrolling is the best form of shopping these days so I hope this is helpful! I'll split it room by room with photos followed by links/info.


BEDROOM















Wall Colour; Farrow & Ball Blackened. Woodwork Dulux White. Ceilings, Dulux white.
- Headboard online here.
- Pom Pom Bedding online here.
- Single wardrobe is original to the house. We painted it in F&B Blackened eggshell. Built in wardrobes Ben made. See this post.
- Throw online here.
- Fireplace is vintage
- Wooden floor boards were the originals sanded back
- Bedside lamps online here.
- Baskets on top of the wardrobe are from a French market.
- Curtains are from Ikea.
- Scaffold jewellery hooks made by Ben. Tutorial here.
- Wooden unit at the end of the bed is vintage from an antiques shop.
- Chest of drawers is vintage
- Mirror sitting on it is vintage from an antiques shop
- Trinket vases online here.
- Plants are from garden centres.



BATHROOM







Walls and floor are both Farrow & Ball All White. 
- MDF panelling online here.
- Shutters from James Shutters {ask for Dave and tell him Rebecca and Ben recommended you for a good deal}
- Pink sink unit upcycled, see this post for full DIY
- Sink taps here
- Bath taps here and here depending on your set up
- Mirror is vintage but similar here
- Tiles are online here - I can't see the exact ones we used but we went for flat rather than a bevel.
- Shower online here
- Bath tray online here
- Favourite candles online here
- Hand soap online here
- Shelf above bath online here then painted white.
- Bath 2nd hand and then painted in Farrow & Ball Plummet. Post here

You can see the full bathroom makeover post here.


LOUNGE









Walls are Little Greene Slaked Lime Mid
- Sofas are online here in Dalton Dove Grey. 
- Flooring, we had the original boards sanded back and stained. More in this post.
- Foot stool online here in cobble house grey
- Similar over fireplace mantle online here
- Radiators online here
- Console table Ben made out of 2 vintage finds put together
- Log burner online here. We bought through a friend who deals in fires.
- Shutters are vintage.
- Window seat cushions online here and here
- Hare prints online here
- Mirrors are vintage. Full mirror wall post here.
- Curtains are from Ikea
- Curtain poles are from Dunelm
- Fireplace mirror is vintage
- Log basket vintage, similar here or here
- Candles online here and here


KITCHEN

















Walls are Farrow & Ball Wimborne White
Kitchen island Farrow & Ball Downpipe
Units Farrow & Ball Skimming Stone
Our kitchen was made by Philip Hitchock Designs, my husband's uncle.
- Fridge online here
- Island pendant lights online here
- Kitchen taps online here - you have to call up to order
- Kitchen belfast sink online here
- Brass sink plug here
- Smeg cooker online here
- Shaker shelves DIY online here. Ben made them.
- Mantle shelf above cooker was made by our kitchen maker
- Brass hardware was distressed by our kitchen maker for an antique effect. Similar online here in polished brass and then you can distress them with ammonia to get them looking antique. Similar Brass pulls online here.
- Brass angled spotlights to light the cooker area online here.
- Kitchen chairs online here
- Radiators online here. Post on them v underfloor heating here
- Sofa online here - not sure on the colour as we bought it in clearance in store so didn't get to choose.
- Island stools online here
- Wall lights here
- Pendant light above table online here
- Flooring post online here
- French doors online here
- Sliding door post online here
- Leather armchairs were vintage. 
- Mirror wall all vintage. Post here on fitting our lounge wall
- Gallery wall above sofa has brass hanging frames online here
- Brass hooks for hanging them online here
- Pom pom plant basket online here - currently out of stock.
- Plant from Ikea
- Glass vases with flowers in from antique markets
- Dundee jars from antique markets
- Artwork and frames online here.
- Ladder from antiques market
- Throws from here and here 
- Cushions online here and here.


UTILITY







Makeover post here. With an update to follow soon.
Painted in Farrow & Ball Downpipe
- Shaker peg shelf DIY post online here
- Tap online here and can be made bespoke to any size/shape
- Sink online here
- Floor tiles online here
- Seat cushion online here
- Door mat online here
- Door painted in Farrow & Ball Pink Ground. 
- Bee door knocker online here 


DOWNSTAIRS TOILET



Makeover post here.
Painted in Farrow & Ball Pavilion Grey
- Panelling from local builders merchants. Tongue & Groove pre primed.
- Mirrors vintage.
- Floor tiles online here
- Wall hung toilet online here
- Wall hung toilet cistern online here
- Sink online here


HALLWAY/STAIRS





Makeover post here
Pained in Wimborne White with Cornforth White panelling on stairs
- Stair rods online here
- Light was online from Homebase but I can't find it in stock anymore
- We had the carpet runner made as we have awkward twisty stairs but we used this standard runner in our last house
- Bench from antique market
- Radiators online here
- Cushions are old, from an independent gift shop
- Gallery wall online here from our last house with these frames


Garden and other rooms to follow soon!

Hope this was useful. Let me know if there's anything I've missed. There's bound to be something.

R <3 xx 

{some of these photos are by Adam Crohill for our Rock my Style shoot. Rest by me}

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2 comments

  1. Great post! Thank you! Did you have to buy any additional pine doors? We've tried so many reclamation yards but they don't have our size!
    I'd also love to know where you got your seat cushions from in the sitting room? Thanks so much x

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  2. Hey Rebecca! In your kitchen you have nice textiles underneath plants etc on the surfaces/tables, are they tea towels or table runners? I'm looking for something nice for my dining table but don't know what to look for - thank you! x

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