Browsing All posts tagged under »renovation«

A Spare Room With A View

November 3, 2013

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Our renovated spare room with a view.

House Work

May 16, 2012

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My new attic studio is so tantalisingly close to being finished that I haven't taken any food photos in the last couple of weeks. Whilst I carry on testing and tasting recipes here are some 'before' and 'after' shots from our journey to make this home feel loved again.

Attic Attack

November 16, 2011

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Man at Work

March 13, 2011

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We have another work in progress. This dark corner of our study has had a makeshift bookcase in it for a few years, awaiting something better to be made. It’s a funny old space. It has a flue jutting into it from when the room was a kitchen and there was a huge boiler in […]

Bathroom Part 3

July 31, 2010

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Fanfare please! The bathroom. It’s finished. No more will the boy have to tiptoe (like an elephant) through our room to use our bathroom and finally I can brush my teeth without battling with an eight year old for sink space. There are a few finishing touches that we need to add, a toilet roll […]

Plastered – Bathroom Part 1

May 4, 2010

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Ed is self taught in most things. He watched our plasterer work his way round most of this house and then when our funds started to dry up thought “How hard can it be?” So this is a story about how Ed plasters a bathroom, from my perspective anyway. I’ve by-passed all the pre-amble about […]

I made…a big hole and filled it in again

August 18, 2009

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If you read this blog for beautiful images, mouthwatering food and contemporary furniture then you’ll just have to look away for a minute – sorry. For the rest of you, welcome to my world of drains, deep trenches and tanking. The absence of any creative posts from me for a while is due to this diversion […]