DIY disasters. Young(ish) couple buy their first house – a real fixer-upper – and set about doing the work themselves. On a budget. Hilarity ensues. You’ve seen that movie, right? I feel as if I have. Far, far too many times. Maybe it comes from being a child of the 80s, the […]
Has cleaning my wooden floorboards ruined my life? Not really, but in a way. (warning – contains nasty gross icky pictures) Finally saving my floor has given me a lot of work… A few days ago, I read an article in the Guardian entitled, “Can you shop your way to happiness?” […]
Work in progress report for my ombré stairs – Ever spent any time on Pinterest? I hadn’t, until a few months ago. I didn’t get it at first, but when I realised I’d be getting my hands on my own house, I started compiling ideas for decorating and gardening, as […]
In 2015 we bought a house – here are three things to look for when buying a house, that helped us to make our first homebuying decision.