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 the old bathroom and the start of the new bathroom suite installation.Of course with any old buildings problems do arise. The lovely bloke who is doing the work for mum had found problems with the ceiling above the old shower. So he has had to replace that area completely. Now it looks fab with the new LED spotlights in place. With one right over the shower! How cool is that?
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 the ones below.
Do you dream of planning a bathroom renovation and looking for some extra luxury? Maybe you just need some extra me-time or pampering in your life. In fact as the evenings draw in I’m sure you will need some cosy me time in your luxurious bathroom.
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If your answer to that above is – no time, got kids – then please read on. You definitely deserve some me time.
We have compiled a list of our favourite seven luxury baths for your next refit that will turn your bathroom into an oasis of calm, peace and tranquility.
Shop the look here & decide how you want to soak in style, all of these gorgeous tubs are available from Nordic who have been providing domestic spas since 1965.
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 arrangements but due to the lovely weather it seems everyone is having new bathrooms installed!
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 the work that needs doing. Dad would have wanted it finished and it will be a nice change for mum.
The thing about miners cottages is that they are not the biggest of houses. Back in the day when the tin mines were working in the area my parents live in, many men, women and children all lived together under the same roof. When Mr B visits he has to duck his head otherwise he will hit the beams in the ceiling. So you have to look outside the box as to where you can save space. One of the ways to save space is to have bespoke stairs fitted from a staircase manufacturers. Dad was always going on about having a spiral staircase put in he always liked the look of those.
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 the last animals to go were the chickens that my mum asked me to have.
I used to keep my own chickens as a child so she knew I would be very touched to have dads hens. Keeping hens in the garden is pretty easy. I’d rather have them than a cat or dog. They make excellent pets plus give you fresh eggs everyday. Since Sunday when I picked them up we have had two eggs each day.
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 2018?
OVE Rachel 70-Inch Freestanding Acrylic Bathtub
Simple and elegant, it features an elevated slope to rest your head on during a long bathing session. If you want to buy an elegant freestanding tub with a smooth surface, this is as good as it gets. In fact, it’s made of 100% acrylic, and the fact that it’s reinforced with fiberglass is what creates the smoothness and it’s glossy finish.
Since this is a freestanding tub, you can place it anywhere in the bathroom and it will do its job just fine. Since it comes with comprehensive and detailed instructions, you won’t even need a handyman to install it. According to the proud owners, its glossy finish will remain intact even after a decade has passed, and its beautiful looks won’t fade away.