The Cottage – Living Room

The Living Room. This has been the bane of my life! It’s a dark room. Even on the brightest of days. This wasn’t its worst trait. It was always intended as an evening time room. Even if it had masses of … Continue reading

The Cottage – The Kitchen

When choosing a kitchen for the cottage, we already had a style in mind. It needed to warm, welcoming and comfortable. We wanted something timeless, easy to keep and units that would suit the cottage. We went for a classic shaker … Continue reading

The Cottage – We’ve moved in!

We’re in! 🙂 It took us a year and half, numerous ‘discussions’, most of our moola and probably our sanity. But it was worth it! We’re by no means finished. I know everyone says “you’ll never be finished”. But we’re … Continue reading

The Cottage – Nearing The End

When I started writing this blog post a couple of weeks ago, I was talking about the slow progress since the last update. But… in the two or so weeks that it’s been living in the ‘drafts’ folder a sh*t … Continue reading

The Cottage – What A Difference A Year Makes

What a difference a year makes,8760 little hours. I can’t believe we’ve been working on the cottage a year today! A lot has happened since. A lot has happened even since the last update. Bare with me, this could be … Continue reading

The Cottage – It’ll Be All White On The Night!

Oh how I love a cheesy pun! Especially when I’m feeling this smug 😉 The walls have been plastered and primed. The walls beforehand were pretty rough to say the least. After the plasterers worked their magic, we had to leave … Continue reading

The Cottage – Ready To Get Plastered! The Walls, Not Me ;)

Oh I have so much to tell you! Since the last update the chimneys are plastered and roof is finally on. Hallelujah! The woeful weather hindered the roof for weeks. Just before Christmas the last slate was secured. On the final … Continue reading