The cathedral in Salamanca (Spain) was constructed in 1102 and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th century religious…
This lustrous splashback, made from brass that’s been tarnished using chemicals, was created by British brand Naked Kitchens (nakedkitchens.com). The ‘Invisible Green’ paint by Little Greene, shown here on the walls and units ( littlegreene.com), allows the splashback wall to shine.
Daydream away overlooking these beautifully crisp treetops. This forest wallpaper mural brings together gentle greens with soft peachy hues. It's perfect for modern living spaces looking for a different way to dress the walls.
Recycled railway sleepers stained for a raised garden bed. I'm making a raised organic vegetable bed out of reclaimed (in other words, genuine) sleepers, too - to fit in with the many other sleepers in my garden. But I have been advised that it is best to put a sheet of plastic between the reclaimed sleeper and the soil/compost, because the tar in the sleeper is NOT good for your food plants.