#homeetc · hallway · interiors · renovation

Our Hall, Stairs and Landing Transformation

When we first moved into our house, we hadn’t the time to renovate or decorate anything that didn’t need immediate attention. That meant that the dark and gloomy but otherwise fully functional hall, stairs and landing was not a priority. The ugly peach coloured woodchip wallpaper was given a very hasty coat of white emulsion… Continue reading Our Hall, Stairs and Landing Transformation

#homeetc · bathroom makeover · Ikea · interiors · Mirabeau · renovation

The (badly needed) Bathroom Makeover

When we bought our house  back in 2010, I really wanted to change both bathrooms. They  were very dated and ugly. Unfortunately everything worked perfectly, so there was no urgent need to do anything with them. Over the years we got used to them. Finally, in 2013, the some tiles literally fell off the wall… Continue reading The (badly needed) Bathroom Makeover

chairs for children · renovation · toy kitchen

A Lick of Paint & Some Wood Glue Can Work Wonders

I am a firm believer that a lick of paint and a dab of wood glue coupled with a little imagination can work wonders. Little chairs with our two older sons’ names.  The chairs I used here were old wooden chairs with damaged seats that were being thrown out by a local kindergarten. With the… Continue reading A Lick of Paint & Some Wood Glue Can Work Wonders