Monday 31 March 2014

The end result

So the NEC Homebuilding Show is over for another year. Here are some pics of our stand - a 4.5m x 10m hand crafted, cruck framed barn style structure full of lovely pictures, old fashioned printing press posters (my new obsession) rustic/industrial lights and possibly the best sofas ever.

We also re erected the garden room originally exhibited at RHS Chelsea - both the garden structure and barn are now for sale - £5000 for the garden building (would normally be in excess of £10,000 and has oak joinery) and £15,000 for the barn (would usually be £30,000). And we also have last years stand for sale - a gorgeous one and half storey oak barn (5m x 10m) which is a bargain at £15,000 (worth about £40,000!!) Clearance Bargains of an extraordinary nature - for more details contact Border Oak.


  1. Merry, can I ask what paint colour was used on the internals of this show house? I am after a warm but light chalky white and have now tried 7 F&B sample tins and still not found one that is warm enough but still light reflective

  2. Hi there - sorry for the delay, I have only just seen this! We used Slipper Satin - quite bright, but still chalky. Hope that helps? Pointing is also nice and bright if you are looking for warm but clean.

    best wishes


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