I am a decorative painter and I have my atelier / working space on the ground floor of our house. I work there for my own projects and give classses on all sorts of decorative paintung, such as woodgraining and faux marbling, gilding, colorwashing, fresco or creating an antique-look. Our big white cat Jack likes to sit there, and look what people are doing.
In the big open kitchen downstairs we often have friends as I really like cooking for them. We like to read, so books are everywhere.
We like to stay in France, and when we are away, friends regularly stay in our house. They like the town, the really nice, quiet countryside nearby, and we are happy for them to stay.