Sorry, can’t stop to chat, I’ve got a hallway that needs doing. I am so close with this guys, but there are still quite a few things to tick off: 1. Finish painting the woodwork (architraves, door frames, skirting boards etc) – I have done the landing but not the downstairs. I’d forgotten how much… Read More Quick Hallway Update
Sunday night (yes, I know it’s now Thursday) 8pm I was in bed. The early night just might have something to do with the brunch. Yep, but not just any brunch – totally effing epic bottomless tapas and cava brunch at Pata Negra in Bristol. We were celebrating my lovely friend Gee’s birthday and also her… Read More A Great Weekend (just not for DIY)…
We’ve just returned from a week away in Scotland so I wanted to share some pics of the adorable house we stayed in for the first few days (the last few days we spent in a soggy tent in the highlands, so no pics of that chaotic interior). We headed up last week for Jamie’s cousin’s… Read More Time Away: Scottish Holiday Cottage
I purchased our coffee table second hand, mostly because it has storage inside, and a shelf. More places for more crap amirite? When I got it, it looked like this – kinda meh…boring, ugly dark stain. It was chipped and the hardware was broken. With the bleugh brown colour it felt like it was sucking… Read More Coffee Table Upcycle with Washi Tape Detail
We have been in desperate need of ridding ourselves of our truly revolting carpet in the front room since the day we moved in. When we got the keys to the house we hired a steam cleaner before we moved any of our furniture in and did all of the carpets, but the carpet in… Read More New Carpet in the Front Room
Oof… that was an aggressively cheerful title. Just a little update on how the dining room is looking. We have finally put it back it together after taking up the carpet and sanding the floorboards. First just a little reminder of before with the old beige carpet: And now: There are still a lot of things I want… Read More We’re Finally Using the Dining Room again!
We have FINALLY sorted out the floors in our knocked-through living / dining area. Now I just need to sort everything else to complement it. We hadn’t actually planned to do the floors until the weather got warmer, but then we booked in to get a new carpet fitted in the front room and suddenly realised… Read More Sanding the Dining Room Floor