Trend or travesty: Plaster ladies

‘If they’re original I love them. If they’re fake I hate them.’

Readers, we need your help again. This time, on behalf of my friend Mia, she of the expensive mega trend and of the above quote. It relates to her new house in South London, an amazing building site early Victorian Coach house – yeh with character, original features, all that. I got a tour of it just before Easter. It’s still at the early bit of renovations when all of the budget seems to be going on damp problems and roof replacement, but despite that it’s totally exciting, not least because of the controversial stairs.

Decorative plasterwork | Trend or travesty? | My Friend's House  Those plaster ladies! Here, have a good look up close…

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