Finishing Our Fireplace

If you’re a regular blog reader, you’ll know that last year we ripped out the ugly gas fireplace we inherited from the previous owners and…

Loving Grey and Loving Colour

It’s been a little while now since we finished our home office which is still the only room in our house to be anywhere near…

So What Next?

It’s been a little while since I updated our next house plans. To be honest I think we’re still reeling from having our electrics corrected…

The Unglamorous Side of Renovating

The last few days chez Boo and Maddie have been a little bit stressful – as well as looking after my Mum’s elderly Labrador since…

The Curse of being Retentive

The word perfectionist is not one I’m comfortable using, mainly because it’s very subjective and doesn’t even really describe me. Certainly not when it comes…

Our Finished Home Office Transformation

From tiny 1970s-themed fourth bedroom to modern his ‘n’ hers home office, our first proper room renovation is now finally finished!! I can’t believe it’s…

Cleaning Hacks for Log Burners

When we had our log burner fitted last summer, the mild cynic in me doubted its claims of being self-cleaning – as clever as those…