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Bathroom Renovation – Nearly There!

We’re nearly there you guys! Our portable en-suite is being taken away today because we finally have flushing toilets and a functioning shower. Yay! Still not ready for a big reveal though, it will take a while to really settle into the space properly. I haven’t even decided where my towel rails will go, probably have to purchase some first…

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Bathroom Renovation – Tiles for Miles!

We’re on the home stretch and now that the tiles are in, it’s all finally coming together! Even though our bathroom isn’t large, there was quite a lot of tiling to do, and ‘Graham the Tiler’ was here for about a week and a half working on it. He was a real character with his thick Scottish accent and singing…

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Bathroom Renovation – Progress Report

We are officially in week 4 of our bathroom renovation, but it feels like it’s been going for months. The first couple of weeks were really stressful. Lots of unbearably loud noise and so much dust! Jackhammers and power saws at 7am is not my idea of a good way to wake up. Poor Emma has had a hard time…

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Bathroom Renovation – Here’s the New Design

We’re officially two weeks into the bathroom renovation so I thought it was a good time to reveal the design and plans. I’ll pop a progress post up soon, a lot has happened in the last couple of weeks. It took a really long time to lock down these plans. The structural limitations of what we could and couldn’t do…

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And it begins! Bathroom Renovation – Day 1

The day has finally arrived! Our bathroom renovation is well and truly underway. Today the demolition crew arrived and have swiftly ripped out all of the old fixtures, chiselled off most of the tiles and are currently jack hammering out the concrete screed floor. I’m actually outside typing this because the noise in the house is so loud from the…

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Avert your eyes – Bathroom Before Photos

Everyone loves a good before and after reveal, and in my experience, the key to having the ultimate ‘after’ result is to have a really crappy ‘before’ to start with. Well I certainly have that covered when it comes to my bathroom. Today we are off to the bathroom builder’s showroom to choose some fittings and really nail down our…

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Picking the Right Carpet for your Home

Picking permanent fittings for your home is hard. Decisions like that make me want to hide under my doona and never come out. Paint colours, wallpaper and furnishings are easy enough to replace, but more expensive decor investments like flooring and carpets are not something you can change on a whim. I still haven’t decided on my bathroom tiles (more…

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