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in Interiors, The House Project

5 Simple Ways to Renovate Your Bathroom on a Budget

With our recent home renovation project, we ended up with 3 bathrooms to renovate, fit-out and decorate. Our focus was obviously the main family bathroom, which the bulk of the budget went on, so we had to be clever with the other two bathrooms and look at ways to make them amazing, on a budget. I did a lot of research of products and techniques to bring our 2nd and 3rd bathrooms in without breaking the bank…

Renovate your Bathroom on a Budget

Here are my top five cost-effective tips to get your bathroom sparkling, whilst keeping costs to a minimum:

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engineered wood flooring
in Interior Inspo, Interiors

What is engineered wood flooring?

Flooring caused so much debate, chat and worry when planning our renovation project. We love parquet flooring, but the price to have it fit was extortionate and with circa 50 squared-metres to cover, we couldn’t risk doing it ourselves (it would have taken years!). So our other options were laminate or engineered wood. So I thought I’d put this post together to talk about engineered wood flooring, in case like me, you didn’t know what it was!

For many, you can’t beat the look and feel of a genuine wooden floor, but it can be expensive and isn’t necessarily the most practical, so engineered wood flooring is a great alternative. ,

But how is engineered wood flooring so different? And what is it that’s making it so popular?

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panasonic 4k tv
in Interiors

The Perfect Home Cinema

So during our renovation, as with most projects of this size, things took longer than expected and cost more money than budgeted…not too much more as I’m a spreadsheet queen, but enough to make us watch the pennies for a little while. So the finishing touches have been put on hold, the finessing and the fine-tuning of most of the rooms. In fact, it was really only the new open plan living space and kitchen and main bathroom that was 90% complete, which was intentional, as we knew this would be the space we’d spend all our time in…and we were right!

With the hubby into his technology and gadgets and being that we now live out of this new space, we chill, eat, drink, work, cook and play from this living space and guess what? We watch a lot of telly from the space too! So one thing we did treat ourselves too, was a new television and home cinema set-up. Continue reading

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