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How To Paint a uPVC Front Door: Everything You Need To Know

When you bought your house, did it come with a beautiful front door, or are you making do with the uPVC plastic door you inherited? We are firmly in the second category, and I’ve never liked our dated, yellowing old plastic front door. We’ve had a few (eye-wateringly expensive) quotes for a new composite door over the years. But since our door works fine, it’s hard to justify replacing it. So I set about finding out how to paint a uPVC front door. Several people have been  ...

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How to Upcycle a Tea Trolley into a Drinks Trolley

I have been saving pictures of gorgeous drinks trolleys on my Instagram account for months now. But whenever I looked into buying a drinks trolley, they are all mega expensive. I’d rather rescue something old from landfill than buy a new one anyway. So I’ve been scouring eBay, Gumtree and my local Facebook selling pages, to see if I could get an old trolley to upcycle. And finally, a few weeks ago, I found The One. This old vintage tea trolley looked kind of sad, but was only  ...

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How to Create A Monochrome Bathroom

A monochrome bathroom is a design classic, equally at home in a period or modern home. So when we ripped out our old bathroom, it was an easy choice to go monochrome. Redoing a bathroom in an expensive business, so it makes financial sense to choose a design that won’t date quickly. We redid our bathroom over three years ago and still love it. So let me show you how we created a light, bright, monochrome bathroom.

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