So as we are now staying put in our home, I have been itching to get going on some revamping. And I have the perfect project to get my teeth into. Our hallway is quite large, and stretches up through 3 floors, with the staircase splitting off in two directions after the first flight of … Continue reading Hallway – New Decoration Project Is Underway
I have spent today writing a business plan for property investors, well I was forced to write one by my husband actually. I would much rather have spend the day pottering around the house or simply lounging about eating crumpets. Anyhow, part of the job today was to go back through the years, (it is … Continue reading I made a million pounds! Well nearly…
This was a very old kitchen. It is orange wood, is really tired and the expense of the recent roof-light saga has put a replacement total replacement kitchen on hold. So I had to do something to make it less hideous for a minimal cost and which was less brutal on the eye. It … Continue reading A Quick Kitchen Makeover on a weeny budget
Long time since the last post, but I have been working so hard that I just did not have time to write anything. My hands look like a 90 year olds - all wrinkled and chapped from grafting, but the house is moving along now. WEEKS 3-6 Since the last post lots has happened at … Continue reading Renovating a House – Part 2
It's been a bit quiet on the blogging front whilst I have been trying to plan how to fit the contents of a large house into a smaller one. Books are the big issue this past couple of weeks - I have cleared the blockbuster paperback shelves and donated them to the charity shops, but … Continue reading Fitted Cupboards & Shelves for Books
Finally, it is done.... For those who have noticed a somewhat silent blog recently, I do have a very valid reason as I have been slogging away 7 days a week over the last couple of months to get this house completed. My life has been consumed by this project, but I now it is … Continue reading Before & After: The house renovation is complete.
As the property market gets ridiculously overpriced here in the UK at the moment, I have been thinking about staying put and extending instead of moving on to the next doer-upper. It got me thinking about when I have moved in the past, so here are some top tips for when you are thinking of … Continue reading Thinking of moving…?