In an residence … Audrey: “I’ve a phobia of rooms overburdened with ornaments”

The cathedral roof, the cottage, and the very lovely cats: we will Audrey, in Essonne!

For many who have identified Madmoizelle for some time, do you keep in mind our part “In an residence…” ? It discontinued in 2017, and is now again in service.

On this fourth episode, we’ll go to Audrey’s home, which has a completely cool, informal appeal.

In an residence… Audrey

  • What’s your first identify and age?

My identify is Audrey and I’m 26 years previous!

  • what do you do for a dwelling

I’m a graphic designer at Madmoizelle.

  • What are the proportions of your residence? (location, what number of sq. meters, month-to-month lease or buy value)

I stay in a indifferent home in Essonne (91), 45 km from Paris. It has an space of ​​104 sq. meters and the lease is 1,100 euros (with out charges). There are two bedrooms, a dressing room, two loos with a rest room, a front room with an open plan kitchen and a laundry room.


No, I stay with Hugo who shared my life for practically 10 years (already) and we’ve two kittens.

  • For those who needed to give one phrase or phrase to explain the place you reside, what wouldn’t it be?

Atypical cocoon. cocoon As a result of we lived, I really feel fully at residence there. And the atypical As a result of the group of the home is sort of unique: our bed room (with toilet and dressing room) and laundry room on the bottom ground.

The kitchen, front room and second toilet are on the primary ground and the opposite bed room is on the second ground. The home appears to be like extra like a 3 storey/loft, there is no such thing as a exterior.

  • For those who needed to interview in your residence, what had been its professionals and cons?

Constructive factors :

• This home has numerous appeal, it’s an previous farm renovated and divided into two homes. The outside is product of stone and a few of the inside beams have been preserved.

• Dimension: We lived in a 40 sq. meter residence final yr, and our cats did not come out so they’re very proud of all of the area (and so are we!)

• Brightness: there are massive home windows in the lounge and a glass ceiling on the second ground.

• There may be loads of storage. Cabinets all over the place, in all rooms, and a big dressing room within the bed room.


Negatives :

• Electrical energy Payments. Heating a big home within the winter is dear, so we attempt to be very cautious.

• If I needed to give one other damaging level, I’d say lack of outward look. If the home has a small backyard or only a small balcony, it could be superb (however you’ll be able to’t have all the things!)

  • Are you able to present us one (or extra) objects (issues) that we solely discover at residence? An object discovered, made, inherited…

This bohemian pendant and these coasters had been made by a pal. Lovely coasters are not often discovered, so I’m very glad to have them on my glass espresso desk.

  • Do you may have a adorning concept, not too costly or outright DIY that you just’re happy with and wish to share?

ornamental concept: in Our toilet, bathroom separated by cords from the sink. I believe it’s an unique concept to create a small classroom and beautify a room.


DIY : We’ve got created cardboard homes for our cats that they love! We purchased a number of baskets, pillows, and many others that they by no means used, so we put aside two massive chests to make a home and a citadel. It takes up area however makes them glad, it is easy and free!

  • Have you ever had an enormous crack within the pockets for one thing in your home?

In the intervening time, I’ve not made any main bills, as a result of after I moved into this home, I saved all of the furnishings and decor from my first residence. On the time, I used to be a scholar, so I had made the bottom price. However I will be disassembling my pockets quickly to get a brand new couch as a result of my cats have personalized the prevailing pockets and it is beginning to “break down”…

  • What are your adorning quirks?

One in every of my obsessions is wanting to wash up the items as a lot as potential. I’ve a phobia of rooms burdened with trinkets accumulating mud. I really like the simplicity, the pure colours/supplies and the rooms are neat and organised.

  • What do you’re feeling probably the most at residence?

I’d say the bed room. It’s on the bottom ground, and there may be not as a lot mild as the lounge as a result of the window could be very small, however this offers this room a extra intimate and enjoyable really feel. It’s also cooler when it’s within the different rooms of the home and could be very noticeable in the summertime.

  • What music performs most frequently in your home?

I do not hear a lot to music at residence, as a result of I hearken to it lots on public transport. After I’m at residence, I admire peace and quiet. That is additionally why I do not stay in Paris. Then again, I typically hearken to podcasts whereas I am cleansing.

  • Do you may have a enterprise or ornament tasks?

I wish to beautify the lounge extra, perhaps add some vegetation and film frames. It is a cathedral lounge (I assume it is referred to as that), with excessive ceilings, so there’s loads to do.

  • How lengthy do you see your self dwelling in your house?

We’ve got been dwelling there for lower than a yr, are very glad there, so in the meanwhile, we aren’t planning to maneuver. Our dream is to turn out to be homeowners, however the true property market is just too complicated for our present scenario, so we will probably be staying on lease for some time.


Thanks Audrey for the go to!

“In an residence …”: tips on how to take part?

For those who additionally wish to take part, nothing difficult: E-mail me at Manon[@] with the theme “Welcome to my residence!” » Or use the shape beneath and I’ll ship you the questionnaire and the process to comply with.

we settle for Apps from throughout France and even from all around the worldSo long as you’ll be able to take footage of your favourite rooms in your home, your favourite issues, your pet…

So, you do not have to have a fantastic digicam, your cellphone can even do wonders, and we will all the time tweak it a bit to make it even prettier.

After all, should you’re good at images, it really works too!

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