How To – Cementitious Tanking

Now I know loads of you are thinking – what the hell is she talking about here, but trust me, I was in the same place, until I bought a Victorian property that needed a lot of work and decided to do as much of it as possible ourselves. So – first things first, what room in the house am…

Bringing the Fireplace Back to Life

I love me a good fireplace, I mean who doesn’t love a rip roaring fire, loads of candles twinkling, melting marshmallows, and cooking your own toast (not together obviously, but life is about balance), all whilst cuddled up with your someone special. The fireplace in our living room is a whopper with a grey marble hearth, and the house came…

Living Room Reveal

Are you a fan of everything in threes? If so, you may have just loved our old living room – blue walls, blue carpet and blue curtains – what more could you ask for? I know, I know, you’re just scrolling down so you can hit the after shots, but take a moment to take in just how good the…

An Introduction to Our Home

Welcome,welcome, come on in and check out our money pit. This is our Victorian Adventure in all it’s glory. We had been searching for a house for 2 years when this one popped up on Rach’s Rightmove feed (honestly, she spent more time on that app than talking to me at some points!), and it was like the Goldilocks hunt,…

2018 Goals – A Look Ahead at the Year

I’ll admit it, I’ve never been one for forward planning, all that write down your goals and you will achieve them stuff you see around. But what I am a big fan of is lists. I am here for lists all day and all night, I’m one of those people who likes to write a couple of things at the…

2018 – New Year, New Blog

Blogging, how hard can it be, she says as she clicks on the millionth button and still can’t make the picture centralise on wordpress! Ahem – Welcome!   We’ve been on Instagram for nearly a year now, and people seem to follow our adventures, odd, I know, so I thought – Hey, Annika, you know how rubbish your spelling is…