Just before the autumn leaves disappear and the winter sets in, Neil and I managed to squeeze in our annual autumn photoshoot :)Read More
Last week was probably one of the first weekends since we moved to No. 42 where we found a day we could go and explore the woods and fields out the back of our house – and not do DIY! Hooray.Read More
Me and Neil were chatting about paint colours for No. 42 the other day. I asked him which wall sample he preferred in each of the rooms and he replied:
"I don't mind, as long as the whole house isn't grey. These samples all look grey"
Progress at No. 42 is going steady. We're almost complete on the plastering of 2 rooms, living room and first bedroom, so we've set ourselves high goals to have these both complete by Christmas (sounds too good to be true given they look like this right now)Read More
I found myself flicking through the pages of Issue Twenty-One of Kinfolk magazine when I came across this new term I hadn't heard of before.
The direct translation is: "blind to flaws of the home".Read More
Updates on No. 42 renovations! It's been a while since I've blogged about it all because I've been up to my elbows in wallpaper.
So where are we at 8 weeks on? A heating system is installed. Finally!Read More
Having lived here for almost 4 weeks now we're beginning to get a better feel for how we want the house to look and work practically.
Grantastic to fantastic Neil calls it :-) check out our plansRead More
You know that feeling. You've just moved in and you're itching to see what kind of flooring there is underneath the carpets. Are the floorboards in good nick? Well check out what we discovered when we ripped up the carpet in our master bedroom...Read More
Before we move and all the rooms in our flat become just a distant memory of laughter and netflix sessions, I thought I'd share a full home tour to remember what a fun place to decorate it was!Read More
It might not be a life-changing post, but it's been something that's bugged me for years. Are you labelling yourself as disorganised for not ironing your sheets? I think I've found a solutionRead More
Whether you're on a budget looking for simple fixes to cheer up a dull patio, or you're almost on the market and want to achieve the best price for your property, read how we updated our slugfest garden into a tidy tranquil placeRead More