To Renovate.. verb : restore (something old, especially a building) to a good state of repair. To me, the definition doesn't quite encompass the level of physical work, emotion, stress, money, time, energy and resulting satisfaction and sense of utter pride upon completion of said renovation. To renovate is complex, all consuming and involves tears, singing, … Continue reading THE Bathroom
Well, this bathroom renovation has taken bang on 4 months to complete. There has been blood (yes, blood), sweat (definitely), tears (umm yes), laughs, inappropriate boozing on the job, swearing (me not The Painter, sorry Mum), dirt (my lord, the filth of the roof!) and some pretty well deserved high 5's, all taken place in … Continue reading THE Ensuite | THE Grand Reveal
When we started looking at tile options we hunted online and in store to find something a smidgen different and something that wouldn't overpower our tiny 2mtr by 1.7mtr ensuite. The Painter and I both love encaustic floor tiles but felt they wouldn't be used to the best of their gorgeous ability in a small … Continue reading THE Ensuite Renovation | Part 4 | Timber Tiles
We didn't find any stashed cash but we did build a bathroom..
Who would have thought tapware could be so much fun? For a while now I have wanted black tapware. It's chic, sleek, sophisticated and makes a statement. What is not to love? Living in Perth, we are quite restricted with being able to physically view a product if it is not standard. Whilst many companies … Continue reading THE Ensuite Renovation | Part 2
Transforming a horrible pokey, mouldy, badly designed & cheap bathroom into a luxurious haven.. part 1!