Our old lady was passed to us in September 2014. Derelict, unloved and empty for years, she had seen a lot in her 70 odd years and needed to be rescued. We have spent the last 6 years lovingly restoring her, creating a warm, cosy family home. We love her, and the experience and knowledge … Continue reading The Final Chapter
Our little cottage is an original post WWII house, complete with timber frames, skinny jarrah floors and asbestos walls. At the end of WWII, the Government found themselves in somewhat of a housing crisis here in Western Australia, with the Doubleview northern corridor being one of the suburbs selected to build homes for our returning soldiers. … Continue reading Restoring Our Little Lady’s Facade
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
We didn't find any stashed cash but we did build a bathroom..