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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 

Is Farrow and Ball Worth the Money? Choosing and Using Farrow and Ball

Is Farrow and Ball Worth the Money? Choosing and Using Farrow and Ball

If you’re reading this blog, then perhaps, like us, you’re embarking on a re-decorating or renovation project, someone has recommended using Farrow and Ball and your wondering ‘is it really worth the money?’. Choosing For us, the recommendations had come in thick and fast. Everyone 

How to Stay Warm in a Colder House

How to Stay Warm in a Colder House

So yes, harping on about it again….we live in a VERY cold house, and recently it snowed….alot! Part of this renovation project is the installation of a full central heating system. So far we’ve installed a Biomass boiler, which is heating our water, and in 

To Biomass or Not to Biomass. That is the question

To Biomass or Not to Biomass. That is the question

Well, we’re now firmly in to November, and the temperate has certainly dropped! We’ve had a few frosty mornings, and without a central heating system, trying to keep the house warm is proving costly! The log burner has certainly been a bit of a saviour, 

Chilli Penguin Woody Stove Review | Maiden Lighting

Chilli Penguin Woody Stove Review | Maiden Lighting

If you’ve been reading my blog posts, you’ll know that we’ve been sort of renovating our lounge (more by accident than design) in order to enable us to install a log burner for the winter. The 1960’s bungalow that we finally purchased in May 2017 

It’s OK to be a loner…

It’s OK to be a loner…

So – ordinarily, The Bungalow Blogger is all things bungalow renovation, country living and general lifestyle…but whilst out walking our crazy and wonderful spaniel I saw something that inspired me to write (a long and waffly post) about something I feel quite passionate about. I 

Strimming Incident & Injury | Getting the Garden Winter Ready

Strimming Incident & Injury | Getting the Garden Winter Ready

This weekend saw the 1st October…Autumn is here, and the next few months are as Rich says ‘my time’ – if you’ve been reading my blog posts so far, you’ll know that from late September through to late December are my favourite months of the