Reno Diaries: Getting Ready for Winter

I can’t actually believe that is the subject line of a post when we haven’t even had a proper summer yet so far, but in…

Reno Diaries: Recreating a period hallway

Part of the joy for me in owning a period home is the possibility you have to try and enhance some period features or recreate…

Reno Diaries: So What Next?

The first three months of this year felt like all we were doing was waiting. Waiting for the windows to be fitted; waiting to crack…

Reno Diaries: Finally…a new kitchen floor

After the post I wrote about our new kitchen floor being fitted, and then the post I wrote about the new kitchen floor not being…

Reno Diaries: Outside Touches

When I was growing up I was taught not to judge a book by its cover and I think it’s a sentiment that most of…

Reno Diaries: Top Tips for New Windows

It’s been two weeks now since we had new windows fitted to the front of the house and I’m absolutely over the moon with them…

Reno Diaries: All The Little Jobs

Do you ever have those moments where you sit, tea (or gin?) in hand, staring into space because absolutely everything feels so insurmountable? I tend…