Tag: Victorian House Renovation

7 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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  • Using Pantone Classic Blue in Period Homes

    I’m not usually one for following trends or fashions when it comes to interiors. My style is pretty neutral, classic but eclectic and works for me. Every year however, the colour people Pantone release their Colour of the Year. For 2020, the Pantone Colour of the Year was announced as PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue. According to Pantone, “this colour represents a dependable and stable foundation to move forward to a…

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  • Gallery Wall on a Budget

    The wall behind our sofa has had a gallery wall on it for nearly as long as we’ve lived here. It’s been *alright*, the higgledly piggledy one that was going on until today, but I’ve got to a point where I need order. Rows. A sense of coherence. My husband says it’s my inner control freak rising up. I say I don’t want it looking like my little girl made…

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  • Master Bedroom Makeover on a Budget

    When we moved into our house, the master bedroom was, well, alright. It was fine. It lacked character however, as the original fireplace had been removed at some point in the past and it was a bit boring. We decided to put a fireplace back in (just as a feature) and then gave the room a general update so it was less bland and boring. Here’s how we did our…

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  • Style Your Home Using House Plants

    House plants and I have a love hate relationship. I love them, but I think they may hate me. They keep dying! Despite this, they’re so good to have in the house so I keep persisting. They have so many health benefits, including enhancing your mood, purifying your air and reducing carbon dioxide levels. Also, they look so pretty! There are so many different types of plant available, with different…

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