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Giving Our Vintage Utility Table a New Lease of Life

I like to buy new things as much as anyone, but I’m also all about revamping or reusing old things as much as possible. It saves resources and saves money, so it’s a win/win for the environment, and for us. We’ve recently had our 1940s utility table restored, and we are so pleased with the result! This is how our utility table looks now it’s been restored, read on to find out more about this vintage furniture.

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How to Paint A Fireplace and Gas Fire

When we moved into our house five years ago, it was very dated, yellow and dark. Every room needed major work, including replacing the flooring, skimming the artex ceilings, stripping layers of wallpaper and painting everything to get rid of the yellow and brown. The living room was probably the most depressing room, with black (non-structural) beams across the ceiling and an oppressive red brick fireplace. You can read more about how we transformed our lounge in this post. Making over the  ...

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How to Make a Stool with Hairpin Legs

When we had our new kitchen installed, we added a simple breakfast bar with matte black hairpin legs and solid oak worktop (read all about it here!) Ever since, I’ve wanted to make some matching stools for our girls to sit on at the table. We bought our beautiful hairpin legs from The Hairpin Leg Co. for our breakfast bar, and we have nothing by praise for them. They are so strong and stylish, and we are happy to support an independent British brand. The guys at The Hairpin Leg Co.  ...

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Bring The Beach To Your Bathroom With Nautical Style Suggestions

When it comes to choosing a theme for the bathroom, coastal style is one trend that never seems to go out of fashion. Are you hoping to evoke memories of a holiday spent on exotic shores when you step into the shower? Want your next home décor project to bring the sound of soothing ocean waves to your bathroom space?  Nautical styling can be as relaxed or as formal as you like, from splashes of ocean shades through to seaside textures and accessories. Here are just a few ways you can  ...

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