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March 22, 2019
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Timber Frame Extension Guide

Considering a timber frame extension? This guide explains all – from planning permission and finance through to cost implications and the build process The post Timber Frame Extension Guide appeared first on Homebuilding & Renovating. Source link
March 21, 2019
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12 Months of Renovations | What We Achieved in 2018

It’s that time of year when we look back over the last 12 months and all that we’ve achieved in the house, renovation-wise. I do one of these posts every year, so if you’re interested in seeing our home-reno journey so far, then do check out the following years below: […]
March 21, 2019
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Guest Bathroom Renovation (The BEFORE)

I have exciting news! We’re embarking on a major bathroom renovation in our kids’ bathroom, and I’m sharing all of the details today. This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Welcome to our kids’ bathroom (also known as our guest bathroom and the only bathroom in our home aside from the master). You […]
March 21, 2019
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Time for a change

A while ago I inherited some chairs which I painted and very simply recovered. I write about it here. With general use and a specific disaster when I spilt stuff on them I decided they needed a change. Here they are ‘before’. Slightly stained. I found some fabric I liked […]
March 20, 2019
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Temporary fix apparently

Sunfold Systems came around this week and we had a different engineer this time. This chap decided that the only place the water could get in was via a couple of screw holes in the vents, so his plan was to cover them with a rubber skirt and see if […]
March 20, 2019
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Wall-Mounted Succulent Letter DIY

Hello there! I hope you’re staying warm wherever you may be. The US is experiencing a frigid Winter. I only feel a little bit guilty that it’s in the 60s here in San Francisco and I’ve been in the garden all week. I’m cheating a bit with the name of […]
March 20, 2019
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Basement Shenanigans

Today I took the first major step in a plan I’ve been ruminating on for the past year or so. Scott, one of my school district instructional coaching partners, came over with his beer making equipment. We went into the basement. First we started 3 gallons of water to heat […]
March 19, 2019
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#134: Where Have All The Family Photos Gone?

Today we’re sharing how to find the right balance when you’re choosing between artwork or family photos for certain walls – and we’re revealing where we’ve subconsciously gravitated towards putting personal photos in our own home (and why we think that is!). We also have tips for how to personalize […]
March 19, 2019
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One-stop shopping guide to finding a Retro Refrigerator

I recently did a bunch of work to create a one-stop shopping guide to finding a retro style refrigerator (or true vintage).