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
So, a couple of months ago I went into the 'entering the third trimester panic' where you realise the baby is coming, sooner rather than later, and perhaps you should buy a few bits and bobs and make a room habitable for a small human. I told the husband it was time to build in … Continue reading The Nursery
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
When we purchased our fixer upper there were three selling points, it was in the suburb we wanted, the price was far below entry price to the area for the size of the home and it had amazing original floorboards (the only thing the previous owners had failed to damage). We saw past the holes … Continue reading THE Living Room | Our Fixer Upper
Transforming a horrible pokey, mouldy, badly designed & cheap bathroom into a luxurious haven.. part 1!
We recently purchased a wee fixer upper in Doubleview, Perth. She is a very tired old lady who hasn't seen any love for quite a number of years but she has good bones, amazing floorboards and most importantly, is located exactly where we want to live - winning! We moved in a week ago and … Continue reading Our little fixer upper