Tag: Victorian House

6 Posts

  • 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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  • 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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