Tag Archives: DIY

Although the smallest area in my home, I’ve put a lot of time and thought into my tiny hallway. This is the first of many posts on it’s slowly emerging makeover. Today, I’m going to show you how I replaced my ugly, and quiet frankly, dangerous, 1970s staircase with smart banisters and a handrail from Richard Burbridge. Well, where […]

I’d want to share one of my most successful building makeovers in the house: when I swapped a rotten sash window with a beautiful, modern alumium door.  Let me prepare you here – this was no small job (dust! dust! dust!) but the impact is intense.  It’s opened up the back of my house, allowing natural light to flood into a […]

Let’s start with a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to us! This is a very special post that is very dear to me. Today, is exactly a year to when I got the keys for my first house AND it marks my 1st year as an Homes Blogger too. And boy-oh-boy has this been an up-and-down year. In this post, I want to share with you 6 key […]

I’ve been so busy with the renovations on the house since I moved in. So far I’ve made over the windows, a boiler install and sprinkled a little bit of magic in the garden.  Now, we’re starting on the fun stuff > THE KITCHEN. It’s been overhauled from top-to-bottom (which I am going to share on here soon). But I thought I would start with the bottom bit now – our […]

I’ve loved featuring 3 projects from Kate Smith’s Makery Sewing book which has over 30 ideas in them. I’ve featured a few on the blog already which I’ve loved making and sewing. Mainly because they are so simple – perfect for someone like me who is not – lets be honest here, I’m not the best […]

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