Diamonds Are Forever in the Pavilion Fireplace!

Boy, what a response ūüôā You lot have some really strong opinions and know exactly what you like, it's great! I guess this means that when some people¬†come to stay they'll love the fireplace but¬†others, not so much. We'd made (in the interiors world) the controversial decision to lift some original fireplace tiles as they... Continue Reading →

Tile Pattern Dilemma!

So we went for it! The yellow patterned tiles you can see in the fireplace above have been carefully lifted ready to be¬†laid elsewhere at Moregeous Mansions. I finished hanging the wallpaper this morning¬†now the floor is fully sanded, plus sealed and ultra matt coated the boards twice, in this please god-send-a-thunderstorm heat. Sweaty lady-builder.... Continue Reading →

A (Final) Reno Christmas

Well, just like Nigella's, my Christmas kitchen is looking seasontastic! Errrr, well, not quite. As hard as we've tried to work faster, for this past few months the house has been filled with huge chunks of timber windows as the two new bays have gone in, and as all renovators know, there are only so... Continue Reading →

Do Up Diary: Bringing The Outside In

Are you feeling toasty tonight as the temperatures drop and the sleet sets in? Got¬†the heating turned up a couple of notches? You lucky devil you. Seriously, I love that you've got your hygge on and I know I'll be¬†hygge'd up with you very, very soon but just for now¬†take a look at this and... Continue Reading →

Wanna See My (Nearly) Naked Corbel?

12 midnight. 12 MIDNIGHT! He'd been zedding for two hours by the time I finished sorting my poor broken corbel, but I definitely went to bed a happy stripper. Whilst we were taking apart Moregeous Mansions ready to be rebuilt again, one of the hallway corbels, a gorgeous original plaster wall feature, had literally dropped... Continue Reading →

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