Month: February 2018

Progress Update – February 2018

Progress Update – February 2018

A pretty catchy title for this blog post I know….but the reality is…progress is slow! We’re new to this renovation lark, but frankly I don’t think either of us realised that when we first engaged our architect in August last year, that by February this 

The verdict is in – planning permission

The verdict is in – planning permission

The verdict is in…. And after a fairly quick and painless process, we are delighted to say that we have had planning consent (with a few conditions) to do the proposed works on the bungalow! Initially we had looked a going up in to the 

Cappele Cottage, Betws-y-Coed

Cappele Cottage, Betws-y-Coed

One of our more recent ‘dog friendly stays’ was at the rather charming ‘Cappele Cottage, close to Betws-y-Coed, Wales. We were on the lookout for a 2 bedroom cottage for a weekend away with some friends (and Molly) so that we could go off and 

How to deal with Artex Ceilings

How to deal with Artex Ceilings

If, like us you’ve bought a property that was built say more than 20 years ago, and it’s had minimal love and attention since then there is a high chance you have Artex ceilings, and woodchip wallpapers. What is Artex? Artex with a capital ‘A’ 

January Favourites

January Favourites

So with the re-launch of this blog, I’m not sure quite when you’ll get to see this post, but I thought I may as well start 2018 as I mean to go on…with plenty of juicy content and sharing the things that I/we are loving 

Copper Accents

Copper Accents

Often with ‘trends’ they fall out of fashion so quickly that by the time you’ve finally decided you’re ready to embrace it, it’s no longer ‘in’, but with copper accents it seems to have gathered momentum over the last few years, and for now at 

Introducing: It’s a Stitch Up

Introducing: It’s a Stitch Up

In the first of our ‘Creator’ Series, we asked Livi Hunter from ‘It’s a Stitch Up’ to tell us a little bit about her and her soft furnishings business… “Hello I’m Livi Hunter, creator of It’s a Stitch Up and located at Fleet Marston in