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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome, to my new blog, where I will share with you the journey of renovating our beautiful piece of history, ‘Pen Y Llechwedd’. She has a wonderful history that is begin to reveal itself…Continue Reading

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Respect

Respect

When Adam and I first started working together, though enthusiastic, I was terrified. I had, had a little experience in the building industry, as both my father and brother are plasterers, also I had previously built my own home. To be honest, I didn’t like what I had found. Sites were dirty, loud, I vividly…Continue Reading

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Inspired Space – Kitchen

Inspired Space – Kitchen

Changing our kitchen space is going to be one of the last things on our list. Currently we have a fully functioning kitchen that is more than adequate for our needs. More important things like bedrooms for the kids, a laundry, and fixing the bathrooms, needs to be done before we consider the kitchen. This…Continue Reading

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Horse and Cart

Horse and Cart

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An early morning visit to our home yesterday, gave us time to pause and reflect and take in the street scape. Being big lovers of history, we indulged…Continue Reading

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Tech Talk-What is a Nogging?

Tech Talk-What is a Nogging?

It’s such a strange word, and one that I overheard a lot when I first came into the industry, specifically when working with the carpenters. A nogging is a horizontal bracingthat is used inbetween the vertical ‘studs’ in the wall, or inbetween the floor joists, to make the structure ridged.

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Inspired Space – Bedroom

Inspired Space – Bedroom

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I am dreaming over all things bedrooms right now. The master bedroom is the first room in our house I will be able to nearly complete before we move. It is such a romantic…Continue Reading

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We bought a house!

We bought a house!

And this is where our story really begins, we bought a house. After months of looking, as usually happens, the right house landed in our lap at the right time. She is a majestic beauty of a Queenslander, thought to have been built around 1905. Designed by architect ‘Brockwell Gill’, with bay window seating, pressed…Continue Reading

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