After my Mom passed away, preserving memories of my Mom became extremely important to me. A smartphone was the best thing I could ever have given to her because even though we were in different…

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PROBLEM: Hide an ugly wall gas meter standing in our previously converted garage/now sitting room SOLUTION: IKEA hack solution using a BILLY bookcase with 2 kitchen cupboard doors attached to the bookcase.

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In last week’s post I spoke about the prep work required before staining a hand rail. Today’s post completes this staircase series and is about staining the hand rail and painting the spindles.

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This week is the start of my 2 week staircase renovation posts. I’ve been procrastinating about writing this post. Aside from wallpaper removal, our staircase renovation was another painfully t-e-d-i-o-u-s,

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Choosing fittings, furnishings and decor is definitely the more fun part of a home renovation project. When it came to choosing window treatments I was again amazed at the amount of choice available. As budget…

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We were in the middle of home renovations and needed to start choosing light fittings. Soon after attending a home exhibition show we learnt that there’s so much more to lighting than just the wattage!…

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