Archive of ‘DIY Home’ category

Some of the Best Places to Buy Antique, Vintage, and Upcycled Furniture in South Wales

The reality for most of us, renovating or not, is that buying furniture can be very, very expensive. If you’re anything like me you’ll love finding a bargain. I also have a love for older furniture, quirky pieces and beautiful antiques. Whilst antiques can be expensive too, unless you’re looking for super rare, super pristine […] Read more…

House Plans for 2019

When I say plans, I use that term very, VERY loosely. I suppose this is more of a wishlist of things I’d love to happen this year. We’re already in February and working on bedroom two (it’s nearing completion, hurray!) So, here’s a little look at my building site, and the things I’d like to […] Read more…

Five Mistakes we made with our First Home Renovation

Buying your first home is pretty exciting (stressful as hell but pretty awesome). If you’re lucky enough to be in the same position, you may have done things differently, but perhaps you made some of the same mistakes? If you’re just about to buy your first home, don’t see this as gospel! These are just […] Read more…

Renovation Woes: The Waiting Game

I know this isn’t unique to me, well, to us. We’re not alone in renovating, and definitely not alone in renovating on a budget. You know how it goes, you save a bit, you get some done, you save a bit, something crops up, you get nothing done, you try to save up, nothing gets done. […] Read more…

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