Another room complete: Guest Bedroom

It’s been six months! Six months of delay on the blog front, as I can assure you we have not been sat back doing nothing. Busy enough, in fact, not to have found time to sit and document our latest renovation efforts. The latest “before and after” is the guest bedroom which was actually completed in December 2016. I can’t…

Home renovation: my thoughts so far.

Now, where do I start? I compare a house renovation to running a marathon; a topical analogy as I am currently training for the Bath Half. It is ALL about the prep.  Just like running, dedicating a few hours per week for a few months will pay off big time. As much as it pains me…

Project Shed

Project Shed. I’ve been waiting to share this, it’s one of the most satisfying changes I’ve seen so far.  I’m reeeeeally pleased with what we’ve achieved and knowing that we can still improve the garden once we’ve done the kitchen/dining room gives us more to look forward to. When we moved in the garden was one large sand…

Bedroom – complete with more photos!

In addition to my last post on the before and after of the master bedroom, I finally found loads of photos hidden on a hard drive. So here goes…. (For a more detailed description, see the previous blog post).

Bedroom #beforeandafter

I have spent a while trawling through both of our laptops to find the photos I took of the house just after we bought it, but to no avail. It’s such a common mistake to forget to take those all important “before” photos to see your transformations in all their finery! The photos below really…

Number 102

In an attempt to get you up to speed with the last six months following the start of our home renovation, it may be helpful to show you the house! So here goes…                       One day last week I hopped outside with my camera round…

Rewind six months…

  As my first EVER blog post, I feel I must take considerable time to fill you in with all of our “goings-on” over the past six months. I shall start with the purchase of our house, at the end of March this year. After four nail-biting weeks, we completed on our two-bedroom Victorian end…