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The House Project

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

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Open Plan Living Design Inspiration

I’ve been bogged down with building regulations, structural surveys and budget spreadsheets this last few weeks, rather than having fun thinking about our interior design inspirations. So I’m going to close-down my spreadsheet and get to the fun stuff…

The driving force of our home renovation #TheHouseProject, was to give us an open plan living space, where we’d spend 80% of our time as a family, living, eating, playing, entertaining, relaxing. That’s what we aim to create.

Our floorplan will have a kitchen with centre island, that looks over a dining space and a lounge space, that in turn look out onto our garden (with access through 6m bifold doors). The whole place will be open plan…no walls.Continue reading

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The House Project – Parquet flooring options

Today I’m considering parquet flooring options…

Our new extension will create a large open-plan family living space that will flow from kitchen, through to dining, through to lounge in one fluid space. Well that’s the hope anyway! The entire space (which I think will be about 40-50sqm) will be on one level and therefore we’d like the same flooring throughout. In comes the question of the week…to parquet or not to parquet?…Continue reading

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