Category Archives: diy

Our new DIY veranda

Last month I shared some photos of our front door makeover, which was part one of a three step project to finish the front of our house properly. Part two involved building a small decking area under our veranda and for part three we will be building a new path to the front door. The…

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Dip dye high chair makeover

I don’t know what it is with me and varnish this week, but it’s almost like I’m wandering round the house looking for wooden things to cover in paint! This week’s second makeover is my childhood high chair which has been in the family for many years and is currently used by Theo. He has…

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Repurposing our downstairs bathroom

The rooms in our home have served many purposes since it was built a hundred years ago. Until 2014 it was a single storey bungalow and the main bathroom was in a space off the kitchen, but once we added a first floor and two extra bathrooms, this downstairs washing facility was not really needed…

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DIY Poundland bird feeder

We’ve never been particularly successful feeding the birds in our garden until recently. Theo went to an activity morning at a local organic growers over Easter and came back with a simple pinecone bird feeder and decided he wanted to hang it in a totally different spot in the garden to our other bird feeder….

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