I am a bit late in sharing this news with you all, but my husband and I are expecting our first baby! Baby Robinson is due early September. We have chosen not to find out if baby R is a boy or girl – although most bets are on boy at the moment. We’re really excited, … More Nesting

Thinking bigger

We’ve been living in our one bed Victorian basement flat in South East London for almost 2 years now. We’ve been renovating the interior on and off during this time, and it’s unrecognisable from the sorry state it was in when we first moved in. But the space is still small. And we have A … More Thinking bigger

Sanded floorboards

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 … More Sanded floorboards

Latest vintage finds

I’ve acquired an eclectic mix of vintage things this week, but they’re all lovely in their own way… 1930’s teachers desk, salvaged from a school. 1960’s sideboard / drinks cabinet. Kitsch Dallas Simpson large framed print, bought from a charity shop. Letterpress printers type drawer, complete with handle and original label. I need a bigger … More Latest vintage finds

Bathroom blues

After a couple of weeks of madness trying to get the flat in some sort of state worthy of people coming over for our housewarming parties, we were quite looking forward to having some time off the DIY. Picnics in the park, bit of shopping, galleries, that sort of thing. And then I noticed yesterday … More Bathroom blues