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The House Project – a journey following the total renovation of our new family home.

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Our Blue Kitchen – A House Project Update

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything about our home renovation on here, mainly because we’ve been busy in Italy and with work and certainly not because the work has stopped! In fact, 6 months into our total home renovation, we’ve still got plenty of work to do! But one of the spaces that is 95% complete is our lovely blue kitchen.

So I thought now would be a good time to reveal the new look of our kitchen space and talk a little bit about how we got there and which suppliers and brands we’ve used. So grab a cuppa, put the House & Garden magazine down and have a read…

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House Project Update – The Final Stretch

As we are nearing the final stretch of our home renovation, I thought it’d be a good time for a brief video house project update…

House Project Update

It feels like everything’s slowed-down a bit over this last few weeks, as there’s been less builders on site and the decorating side of things just isn’t as quick as the structural changes of previous weeks.

For the first 10-12 weeks, everything moved so quickly and there were changes every time we went to site, so it was instantly gratifying. But the last few weeks it feels like nothing is changing, though we know it is, slowly and our builders are working very very hard. Continue reading

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Home Trends I’m Loving

It feels like we’ve been “nearing the end” of our renovation for months now. The project has only run over by a few weeks in fact and we’ve not been rushing it, as we’ve had our current house to sell and a lot of work on!

Because we are finishing the renovation ourselves (ie. painting, decorating, styling), we also wanted to make sure we didn’t make any rushed decisions that we’d end up wanting to change in a few month’s time.

So I’ve been looking to interior and home magazines, blogs and good old Pinterest, for home trends that I can take inspiration from. We both have an electic sense of style, but one thing we both agree on, is that we want to create a sense of space in our new home and not clutter it with random things that we don’t really need.

Storage will be key! We don’t really want anything on show that we don’t like looking at!

Well that’s the theory anyway. So a few home trends that I’m loving are…

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