• El­iz­a­beth bought all the cur­tains for the house from The Cur­tain Ex­change in Malvern, which spe­cialises in new off-the-rack and re­cy­cled win­dow fur­nish­ings. She chose sec­ond-hand cur­tains. “They were prac­ti­cally new, and I had to hem them all,” she says. 1420 High Street, Malvern. (03) 9509 9000; the­cur­tainex­change.com.au • So­lar pan­els came from En­ergy Mat­ters in South­bank. “We also put in a hot water heat pump that runs off the so­lar — al­most off the grid, but not quite. One day we will get a bat­tery,” says El­iz­a­beth. 13 37 86; en­er­gy­mat­ters.com.au • The cou­ple re­placed all the light fit­tings with new ones. The dining room’s ‘Cir­cle Bulb’ cro­cheted pen­dant and hall­way pen­dant came from Big Chair in Morn­ing­ton. (03) 5976 1960; bigchair.com.au. The liv­ing room light and sconce in the main bed­room are from the Smith Street Bazaar. (03) 9419 4889; smith­street­bazaar.com • New fly­screen doors were made by the cou­ple’s friend, Tom Nor­ton, who is a luthier by trade, based in Castle­maine. thomas­nor­ton­gui­tars.com

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