Home DIY Projects on a Budget: What Makes The Biggest Impact

With real estate markets in a bit of a slow-down. More and more homeowners are choosing to make renovations instead of moving into a new home. Cities in the US like Atlanta are a perfect example, with 28% of sellers dropping home prices in September 2018. Companies like Suddath Atlanta are feeling the squeeze. Fortunately, we can turn their bad…

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Tool Kit Essentials: What Every Adult Should Have

When we reach adulthood and the time comes to set out on our own and buy our own place, it can be a daunting experience and one which changes the course of our lives. Becoming a fully-fledged adult will include learning all about electrics and meters, understanding tax talk and of course, fixing things. DIY is one of those skills…

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A Miner’s Cottage Renovation Project Part 3

It’s been just over a month since the last update on the renovation project on my mums old miner’s cottage. Work has been going on very nicely. If you want to catch on the previous updates they are here – part 1 and part 2. So these past 6 weeks work has been going full speed on the demolishing of…

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7 Luxury Baths For Your Next Refit

As you know from my previous posts that I’m helping my mum with her cottage renovations and the bathroom is currently being refurbished. Searching for luxury baths to suit her needs was quite a job as there are many different designs on the market. However if you have a browse online you are sure to find what you require, like…

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A Miner’s Cottage Renovation Project Part 2

Last month you may have remembered me saying that my mum is getting her old miner’s cottage renovated, well here is the second update on this. So as you know we have had the new double glazed windows installed, and the bathroom designer came out. Well, we are still waiting on the installation guy to pop round for the final…

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A Miner’s Cottage Renovation Project Part 1

It’s coming up for 4 months since my dad passed away. He and my mum had lots of plans on decorating and revamping their old miner’s cottage, that was built in the 1800’s. Sadly he will never get to see the work done on it., but my older sister and I are going to help mum to carry on with…

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Our Weekend Project – Chicken Coop Building

Over the past few weekends, my husband has been putting together our chicken coop and making a run for my dad’s three hens. As you may have read, I lost my dad 3 months ago and he had a small holding. All of my dad’s life he kept animals. The cattle went at the start of last week and now…

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Style and Elegance: 3 Tubs That Can Improve the Look of Your Bathroom

When you’re renovating your bathroom, this is a fantastic opportunity to make some drastic changes to its style. After all, it’s where you spend your intimate moments, relaxing after a hard day at work, so one could argue that your bathroom has an effect on the quality of your life. So what are the top 3 models to consider in…

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Beautifying Your Home For Spring

We all know that Spring is a great time to get your home looking good and in better order – but what is often less obvious is how to actually make that happen. As it turns out, there are a number of things you can consider doing if you want to make sure that your home looks its absolute best…

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Interior Design Trends for 2018

Are you thinking about what the interior design trends for 2018 are? With Spring on the horizon, (she says when we are in the middle of The Beast from the East!) it’s time to think about those spring cleaning jobs. Like sprucing up the house and planning in time to redo those areas that need attention. You may be thinking…

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Do Home Improvements add Value to your Home, and to what Cost?

With Spring around the corner, it’s that time of year when you start thinking about home improvements. I have already been chatting to my husband about improvements we could make this year. I have always wondered, do they home improvements add value to your home? If so how much would they add? When we moved house last Summer, I spent…

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DIY – Time To Get Your Hands Dirty!

For a lot of people, the idea of being able to get down and dirty with some kind of DIY job is one of the most exciting things in the world. For others, it’s the source of some serious anxiety. After all, not everyone has the skills or the resources to start doing some serious DIY. Or do they? Well,…

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