The two tired bathrooms were put in when the barn was converted the 1980’s and definitely ready for redecoration. Bathroom 1 Bathroom 2 We chose to install shower panels rather than tiles. I hate it when the tile grout goes dark with mould. The panels have moulded edges, so no extra beading was needed and … More Bathrooms in the eaves
I have had so much fun finding furniture for the bedrooms. … More Upcycling for the guest bedrooms
It’s September now and I have been growing Foxgloves, Oxeye daisies and poppies to plant into this part of the garden. I have killed off patches of rye grass to make way for my new wild flower plants, and will strim the long grass bank and score the ground before planting I also have a … More Autumn planning for my wild flower bank
Knocking down partition walls to open the hall into the sitting room. … More Removing some walls!
The view from the house is absolutely wonderful and we can see it though every window The windows are a reasonable size however I would just love a couple of big French doors to bring the countryside into the house. With the help of Photoshop….. Watch this space…..
Staircases – striping old paint and un boxing the treads … More Staircases – to paint or strip?
There is a large pantry, built in under the kitchen stairs, that intrudes into the room.
Although we are a few months away from planning a new kitchen, we have decided to take down these stud walls and space in a room is every bit as important as the furniture and fittings – it creates the feeling of freedom and calm
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The study, newly painted, needs some art work and I have commissioned Dom 3DPhD and Nina to create for me. The rules for commission: Set canvas size 30cm x 40cm x 3.8cm Exerz 3 – 4 colours acrylic paint plus black and white: Abstract Paints can be blended on the canvas to make tonal colours. … More Bespoke paintings for our study
Decorating the first an smallest room, taking out a cupboard, experimenting with paint and learning about old beams… … More The littlest bedroom