Tag: Victorian Hallway

6 Posts

  • How to Panel a Staircase

    A while ago I started the hallway makeover. It’s by no means finished, but we have made progress! Woohoo! One of the tasks left on the list was to panel the hallway, going up the stairs and on the landing. Here’s how to panel a staircase even if you don’t have a fancy mitre saw that will cut whatever angle you want. It took me a while to figure out…

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  • Victorian Hallway Makeover – Before and (partial) After!

    Do you remember our grotty hallway? If not, here’s a shot of it in all its horrible glory. Think manky carpet, smoke damaged walls and a general layer of grubbiness built up over goodness knows how many years! This is it before our Victorian hallway makeover… This was the mood board for the hallway. I wanted to keep it light and airy while letting the period features shine, as they’re…

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  • Victorian Hallway Makeover – Sanding Original Floorboards

    Wondering how to sand original floorboards? This post will give you a guide to sanding original floor boards. Read more now.   Following on from my inspiration post on our Victorian hallway makeover, my hatred of the hallway carpet increased to ridiculous levels after our chimney fire. The firemen (obviously doing a brilliant job, stopping our house burning down) had left a dirty trail all over the carpet. I said…

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  • Victorian Hallway Makeover – Inspiration Board

    Hallways are one of the first parts of your home a visitor sees. As I have a lot of visitors (that sounds weird, but it’s not!) I needed our hallway to look clean, inviting and show off the period features. When I told Mr R that we would embark on our Victorian hallway makeover, he rolled his eyes. Rude. Our hallway is super depressing. It could be so beautiful! The…

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