DIY Stainless Steel Splash Back

I went back and forth for a little while over what material to use for the kitchen splash back. I wanted something to balance the country cottage look. Through a process of elimination we settled on stainless steel.  I love … Continue reading

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