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Ben Sansum's stove, which he lights every day

At home in the past: Man whose house is a shrine to the 1940s

1940s kitchen sink and the niche-like feeling of the sink area (view all-important window to look out of)

Salvaged casement windows, butcher-block countertops, and an antique sink lend a sunny air to the tiny kitchen.

Margie Grace creates a perfect little kitchen for her 1940s house

Margie Grace's perfect little 1940s-style kitchen

Sometimes I want to strip the paint off my bathroom tiles and restore them to this original state.

Kristen and Paul's 1940s style aqua and black tile bathroom, built from scratch

Stocked up with sweet memories: These old tins are purely for decoration, as is this period chocolate advert

Pictured: The man who loves living in the 1940s (outside loo and all!)

And when he bought his own two-up, two-down Victorian home in Godmanchester, Cambs, two years ago, he began transforming it into a home that time forgot.

1940s Retro Apartment Renovations, Palacio 6E in Porto by Atelier in.vitro | Yellowtrace

1940s Retro Apartment Renovations in Porto by Atelier In Vitro

A sliding barn-style door closes off a bath in the master suite. The windows were matched to the 1940 originals.

A 1940s House Makes a Fresh Start

Simple sliding barn door design for second bedroom A sliding barn-style door closes off a bath in the master suite. The windows were matched to the 1940 originals.

My Houzz: Hard Work Pays Off in a DIY Cottage Renovation  -  Decor Ideas

My Houzz: DIY determination in Mid-Century modern Montreal home - midcentury - Bathroom - Montreal - Laura Garner