Tag Archives: makeover

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 wanted to give my very neglected bedroom a mini overhaul.  Using a heap of style tricks I keep up my jumper just for these occasions, I gave my room a little fix. And Volia! Here’s my instant makeover following my 11 secret stylist’s tricks. And the best bit, you can enter to win my ‘style kit’ to create this look at home.  BEFORE:  […]

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 […]

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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