Renovation Stories

Who doesn’t love a renovation story? Here you will find all our renovation projects and how we turn a house into a home.

Our New House Renovation So Far… Part 1

We are now on week 5 of our house renovation and extension and I thought I would write a blog post about the progress and…

Our Exciting Family Bathroom Plans

Sponsored post – I will be working with Burlington to update our family bathroom Why are family bathrooms more difficult than kitchens to plan? When…

Panelling a Wall – An Easy Guide

Ok, I know you’re all taking a huge deep breath and thinking, really Mel? Another blog post about panelling a wall? You are so 2019!…

How to Transform Built-In Wardrobes for a Modern Look

I have a confession to make, I’ve never been a fan of built-in wardrobes and when we moved into our new house, my first thoughts…

Colourful Ideas for a Boys’ Bedroom – My Son’s Bedroom Makeover.

I find boys’ bedrooms so hard to design and I probably spend the most time trying to come up with ideas for my Son’s bedroom…

An Easy Way to Update Your Backsplash! A Quick Revamp of our …

We’re actually quite lucky as we’ve inherited a decent kitchen in our new house, although I wasn’t too keen on the backsplash. I don’t think…

My Plans for Our New Master Bedroom

One of the reasons we decided to buy our new house was because of the master bedroom. Even though our new house is slightly larger…

We Moved to a Beach House! A Quick Tour of Our Exciting …

7 months. 7 long months since we originally put in the offer of our new house, we can finally call the Beach House home. We…

Our Kitchen Design – The Full Kitchen Tour 2021

Continuing on from last week with our house tour before we moved (I’m writing this sat in our old house, we should have moved by…

Our Living Room Transformation – House Tour 2021

Our living room has seen quite a lot of changes since we first renovated. Finally, we exchanged on our house this week and I think…

How to Transform Your Garden for £300

I know it’s probably tipping it down with rain where you are at the moment and you’re looking out of the window at your garden…

How I Would Improve My Kitchen (If It Didn’t End in …

The kitchen. The heart of the home. Where I like to think I’m the next Nigella but am often found burning spaghetti bolognese. Before moving…

A House Tour of Our Family Home

Are you ready for a house tour? Finally, this week we FINALLY finished decorating our house to a point where I could say I was…