8 Design Ideas from This Stylish Live/Work Chapel Conversion

large chapel conversion with exposed beams and blue kitchen
(Image credit: Juliet Murphy)

As an artist, carver and gilder, Anastasya Martynova is passionate about materials, and her eye for detail is evident throughout the unique chapel she converted as a London home. 

The semi-detached brick building was previously a Kingdom Hall, which was being used as a bohemian art studio with a makeshift bedroom in one corner.

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.

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