We have moved into our new home, and it's fantastic to have space at last! Now our little boy is super active, to have room for him to run around and play is really special. The house is so light and bright, exactly what we wanted. And all the features are in tact because it hasn't been touched since… Continue reading We’re in!
Wow this week has been a manic one, I'm looking forward to taking it easy this weekend hanging out in Crystal Palace, looking around vintage shops and eating nice food. There's a whole Friday to get through before that though, so here's a cool and quirky house to stare at for 10 minutes and make… Continue reading Happy Friday!
Our before and after hallway makeover
Our one bed basement flat may be small in many ways, but we do have our own front door and a really good sized hallway (both plus points in small London flats). When we moved in it was a damp and dark space, with dodgy floorboards and dirty magnolia walls. It had one sad looking… Continue reading Our before and after hallway makeover
We have finally finished sanding the rest of the floorboards in our flat! The whole flat now has the original floorboards on show, and it's looking so much better. We even sanded the bathroom floor, to keep a flow of flooring throughout. As the flat isn't very big, this makes it feel more spacious. The… Continue reading Sanded floorboards
So, following on from my post Narrow Thinking, my boyfriend just emailed me a picture of how our hallway is looking this afternoon, halfway through the plaster getting hacked off ready for damp proofing. And how cool does the exposed brickwork look?! Now the question is, should we replaster or leave the bricks on show..?… Continue reading Exposed!
I am very excited today - at this moment my boyfriend is ripping apart the hallway in our flat. We have already torn up the carpets and the ugly marble tiles in the entrance, now he is demolishing the fitted cupboards and rotten woodwork... It needs some electrics and (quite a lot of) damp work… Continue reading Narrow thinking