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House Sold!!!

We just finalized a sales contract on our house! It will be sad to leave this beautiful property that we have put so much work into. At least we have until May 31st to enjoy our home. Then we can … Continue reading

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Talavera Tiles – Charming Hand-Painted Designs

This is just a sampling of all the various designs and patterns of Talavera tiles that our property has throughout the main house, casita, and exterior areas.  They are all hand-painted designs on clay tiles; all the imperfections add to … Continue reading

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Big Price Reduction!

We’ve just lowered the price on our wonderful garden estate in Ajijic on Lake Chapala from $690,000 to $599,000. Maybe the new price will make our property affordable to someone who really loves our house!?! Take a look again at … Continue reading

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Even More Light Fixtures!

I found these lamps and brackets, of which we have 10 scattered around the exterior of the main house, in Patzcuaro.  They came without glass, so I bought some textured glass and cut and installed it in all the lamps. … Continue reading

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More Light Fixtures!

Make sure to click on the pics to get the larger version. This first shot is of a couple sconces on either side of the master bedroom fireplace that I designed and a local iron worker hand-forged.   There are about … Continue reading

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Light Fixtures / Lamparas

There are so many artistic and interesting light fixtures, I have to show them in more than one posting. There are blown glass and iron ones, wrought iron ones with and without blown glass shades, copper ones, and some were … Continue reading

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Beautiful Wood Details

Click on any pic to get the large size and see all the details! We found a wonderful cabinetmaker who also does wood carving, so we had him do all the woodwork in the main house – kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinetry, … Continue reading

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