Château DIY – A Focus on Chateau Renovators NOT Featured on Escape to the Chateau DIY

As fans of Dick and Angel and those Escape to the Château DIY owners we decided it was time to focus on those intrepid Chateau owners and renovators who are doing it themselves but have not been featured on Channel 4.  Follow along with them . . .

Limoges.  Follow the Johnson’s and their three children – 4 weeks and counting until they arrive!
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Brittany.  My partner and I have fulfilled our French dream and purchased a derelict ex-hotel.
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Limoges.   Follow Johan and Lic from Sweden on their adventure.  
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Midi Pyrenees.  It was love at first sight. As we approached the village we could see the chateau – we both looked at each other, just like being at the alter! We drove to the front of the property and there it stood looking so proud”.  Read blog

Stephanie Jarvis from Chateau de Lalande takes us through the renovation work on the kitchen.  More about Stephanie including videos.

Ashley Lauren takes you through the transformation of this beautiful piece of furniture.   For more of Ashley’s tutorials click here.

Couple who bought a decrepit French Château for $500k after seeing just FOUR of its 94 rooms reveal the major lessons they’ve learned while renovating a 300-year-old monument.

George Clarke meets Jason and Phillipa, who have left behind their jobs to renovate a chateau in the Loire Valley. They hope to transform it into a luxurious B&B and a home for themselves.

Beginners guide to decoupage a box.  This is a very good way to start to learn the technique and create something lovely either for your home or as a gift.

Chalk Paint basics with the founder of chalk paint, Annie Sloane.  In 1990, Annie Sloan developed her now famous furniture Chalk Paint®. 

Yes you too can take a simple piece and antique it – be bold.  Annie Sloane will show you how using just a few products.

Give your kitchen cabinets an easy makeover – it’s much easier than you think to update those dated looking cabinets at very little cost.


Apr 10, 2020  See Artist Keith Boldy’s portrait of Angel.  See

Mar 29, 2021  Dick’s eldest son joins the upcoming show.  Read

Mar 27, 2021  Escape to the Chateau Season 7 preview.  Watch video

Mar 25, 2021  What Dick find hard when filming ETTC.   Read

Mar 23, 2021  Doing it Ourselves live chat with Chateau de la Basmaignee.  Click to View

Mar 21, 2021  We are always looking for new Chateau restorations and we found Chateau de Laran.  View FB Page

Mar 19, 2021  Channel 4 has ordered 60 new episodes across two series of daytime show Chateau DIY from Spark Media.  Click to View

Mar 17, 2021  Dick and Angel new series back burned.  Click to View

Mar 15, 2021 Channel 4 Recommission 60 New Episodes For 2021-2022.  Click to View

Mar 13, 2021  Plan your wedding at the Chateau Mas de Pradie.  Click to View

Mar 11, 2021  The beautiful Ladies of Lalande.  Click to View

Mar 9, 2021   A fascinating piece of history is unearthed at Chateau de Joli Bois.  Click to View

Mar 7, 2021   Château De Villette The Ultimate French Vacation Experience according to HauteLiving.com.  Click to View

Mar 5, 2021   The Chateau Sisters greeting cards.  Click to View 

Mar 3, 2021   Our chatelaine Stephanie beautifully modelling the Marie Antoinette dress.  Click to View

Mar 1, 2021   An amazing wedding cake fit for a Chateau wedding.  Click to View

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