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I just want to sleep

We got our new house 19 days ago.

That doesn’t sound too long, but that is the last time I felt relaxed. I worry and stress myself out over the smallest of things, keeping myself awake at night worrying about things small and large, such as door handles, quotes, kitchen configurations or our timescales. 488 more words


The Guest Room

We have a loved guest coming to visit next week.  We haven’t seen her in over a year.  I really wanted to make where she was staying as wonderful as I could.   142 more words


Our first home - initial pictures, renovation plans and design inspiration

Our new house is a mid-terrace in Leamington Spa, a 10 minute walk from the town centre, and overlooks a central green, with a south facing garden. 544 more words


Project completed (almost)

Please excuse the obligatory “squeeee!”

The house is now green, it’s painted, it’s short one or two more big projects, then it’s finished. Just a reminder of what how it started.


Tile shopping & Dog walking in Henley in Arden

Last week, we exchanged on our new house. It has been a long wait for everything to slot into place (I think about 17 weeks so far) but it is still an exciting step! 906 more words


Father’s day and lots of driving!

Last weekend we didn’t really have much planned, then as soon as we realised it was father’s day, we decided to take a trip down to see Tim’s dad and step-family in Oxfordshire. 567 more words


Just Trying to Keep These Kids Alive

For the past few years whenever I photographed the house I could do it at such an angle that it looked pretty good.  The shed had been rebuilt and painted and so had the front.   525 more words