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The House Project – Week 1 renovation

Week 1 renovation is super exciting as it feels like a lot of work is achieved in a small space of time. This is basically because everything is being demolished, ripped-out and teared-down. My builder keeps reminding me that the next few weeks, won’t seem to move quite as fast. But that’s ok, it’s still exciting to see the progress thus far…

So you may have seen yesterday’s Instagram story and/or Facebook live post, but here’s the video walk-through of the house project as it stands at the end of Week 1.

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Renovation Tips – 10 things you need to know

If you’re anything like me, you’ll enjoy watching all of those home and design programmes on TV, you’ll enjoy shows like Grand Designs and The Restoration Man and comment along as you watch other mad people renovating and building the homes of their dreams, saying things like “I wouldn’t do it like that” and “that’s a waste of money”. Because, you always think you know best and if you were to do it yourself, it’d be easy peasy.

Well I’m here to tell you that I admit I was wrong – one week in and it ain’t easy peasy! It’s not straight-forward and there are a ton of decisions that need to be made, in advance! So before I get into all the fun posts about design and interior inspo, I thought I’d pop a post up here about renovation tips. I’m sure this’ll become a series in #TheHouseProject, as we’ll learn things as we go along no doubt.Continue reading

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The House Project – Before Tour

Welcome back to The House Project. As the start of the build is imminent, I thought I better get some before photos and video, so you guys can see exactly what we’re starting with. I thought it’d be a great way to document the whole process so we have our story at the end (hopefully!).

So before I go into more detail, why not grab a cuppa and start with my tour (only takes about 5 minutes)…Continue reading

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