During a very hot week 3 of us were crammed into the very small bathroom as it was refurbished. My plumbers valiantly ripped out and refitted, and I hovered a lot and worked in the evenings on redecorating it. Here are the finished pictures.. much fresher, no more leaks and hopefully it will stand up … Continue reading Finally… The Bathroom is now finished.
As mentioned in the last post, the final item left to complete was my door to nowhere. This the odd doorway/architrave mid way up the top stairs. A nice, but quite bizarre period feature in the house (?!). You know that song 'We're on the road to nowhere' by Talking Heads, it has now morphed … Continue reading My ‘Door to Nowhere’..
Or how the # has become second nature... It is a fact that I love Instagram, and I am always amazed and delighted by the creativity out there that I can peruse... from nature photography to food to clothes to interiors. It means I follow so many people that it takes ages to scroll through … Continue reading Instagram Challenges
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
THE CHALLENGES: My youngest has always had one of the smallest bedrooms in our house. I think that is generally what younger children get actually in the pecking order of families! Poor them... they are definitely overlooked a lot.... she also always got hand me down clothes for years, but I did always get her … Continue reading Teenager’s Room & Spare Room Makeovers
'Jewel In The Crown' This week my house featured in the December 2017 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes. The house was dressed to the nines with Christmas cheer, and styled beautifully by Sian Williams and photographed by Brent Darby. It's the second time one of my houses has been featured in the magazine, so thank … Continue reading Photo Shoot for 25 Beautiful Homes
Colour Changes & Furniture Makeover My dining room is a multi-tasking space and so it is also a crafting room, office, homework spot and sewing space. So it has to work hard, yet be ready to switch back to a dining room in a second. Here it is in its current incarnation: It has very … Continue reading Dining Room Makeover – Before & After