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grand designs: why?

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MousyMouse Wed 26-Sep-12 21:15:07

are there (almost) never polish builders shown?

MousyMouse Wed 28-Nov-12 21:23:55

it's soooo difficult to convert barns (or other large spaces) well. have only seen one on gd so far (the one with the wasp nest bedroom).

MarshaBrady Wed 28-Nov-12 21:24:30

It's going to be huge.

Toughasoldboots Wed 28-Nov-12 21:31:48

It must be so stressful to be constantly trying to demonstrate how different you are.

CotedePablo Wed 28-Nov-12 21:38:45

Oh, she's different all right Tough.

OhYoubadbadKitten Wed 28-Nov-12 21:40:51


thenightsky Wed 28-Nov-12 21:41:45

God that is ugly!

CotedePablo Wed 28-Nov-12 21:42:14

DH says it looks like something Steptoe and Son would be proud of.

drjohnsonscat Wed 28-Nov-12 21:44:03

gawd I don't get this house. Must have cost an arm and a leg but just looks horrible to live in. They seem nice but why all the crap and clutter? And can't anything be finished? Makes me feel a bit unhappy. Bet Kev loves it.

Aboutlastnight Wed 28-Nov-12 21:51:00

They don't seem to have much humour. They take themselves soooo seriously.

MousyMouse Wed 28-Nov-12 21:51:14

loving the model of the barn made from photos!

WipsGlitter Wed 28-Nov-12 21:52:58

Working artists? Making tat. All bankrolled by mummy and daddy I'd guess given it was their barn.

She's so cliched she is conventional!

drjohnsonscat Wed 28-Nov-12 21:53:10

she's embedding her creativity in the countryside which leaves her with a kitchen with no lights. Blaardy artists.

msrisotto Wed 28-Nov-12 21:53:45

I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional!I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional! I'm unconventional!

MarshaBrady Wed 28-Nov-12 21:54:40

For a second I thought the little girl on roller skates was the woman.

thenightsky Wed 28-Nov-12 21:55:52

The two concrete silos at the end look awful.

AndIfATenTonTruck Wed 28-Nov-12 21:57:00

Is that a wolf print tshirt?

MousyMouse Wed 28-Nov-12 21:57:59

the collections are stuff from nightmares

msrisotto Wed 28-Nov-12 21:58:01

They're just going to fill it up with crap.

msrisotto Wed 28-Nov-12 21:58:41

More crap...

MousyMouse Wed 28-Nov-12 21:59:51

ui, next week is a really old revisited...

thenightsky Wed 28-Nov-12 21:59:58

AndIf well spotted, that certainly looked like a wolef t-shirt grin

MousyMouse Wed 05-Dec-12 21:17:26

waiting for the 'reveal'

AndIfATenTonTruck Wed 05-Dec-12 21:40:39

Ooh, we're watching a different Kevin show in 4od. It's like George Clarke recently did with his caravan on Amazing Spaces, but it's much more blokey, engineery and funny.

GreatCongas Fri 07-Dec-12 09:14:57

Revisit the community project made me cry.
Mixture of fedupness, jealousy and hormones probably

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