GAH! So I totally, totally forgot to do a final post about all the work I did in the summer and autumn renovating a city townhouse. So here is a brief rundown of everything that was done. New heating, plumbing, electrics, lighting, garden fencing, plastering, decoration, windows, plus a new kitchen roof with skylights and … Continue reading Final Makeover Post – Townhouse
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
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.
The Fixer-upper continues... I am going to re-name this house' The House of Onion'. Two weeks of stripping back layer after layer of wallpaper, only to find some areas had wood chip paper stuck onto unplastered plasterboard. AAAH! Major replastering was expected as there will be a re-wire, but even so I just hate that … Continue reading Kitchen Inspiration