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One Room Challenge: Week 3

Well it’s week 3 of the One Room Challenge and we got a lot done! See week 1 and week 2 here.  We are exhausted, but it was well worth it. 278 more words


Easter eggs and DIY

I’m in a pretty good mood today! Here in NZ we are almost beginning the best (longest) weekend of the year with Friday and Monday included in our Easter weekend, and this year it’s followed by Anzac Day next Friday and therefore another long weekend! 201 more words

Our Renovation

Day 88to89 - Boarding, Skimming, Sawing & Stacking

After stripping the front room back to brick at the start of the year, we’d had little luck with plasterers. Astronomical quotes, others that just wouldn’t call back, it had left us a little reluctant to move on it. 636 more words


You Had One Job!

The internet is undoubtedly full of a lifetime’s worth of crap, but every now and then, at the right moment and in the right mood, you stumble upon something that is pure, unmitigated genius. 209 more words


Interim measures

I’ve been at it again… making ugly furniture into something a lot less ugly.

And this time it was easy! No dramas like that time with the  716 more words

Our Renovation

Painting the walls: we are so hardcore

This morning we got up absurdly early to paint the outside walls of our kitchen.  I say absurdly early but I’m pretty sure that my friends with children get up much earlier than 6am.   99 more words


The Pantry

I finished building and painting the shelves for the pantry.  The painting was fine but the building was not without its cursing.  There is nothing like trying to fit something that’s square into somethings that’s not. 140 more words