S.P.A.B

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Being a member of SPAB doesn’t mean you have to have an ancient building, our house is…

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The Guest Room

The Guest Room – A sneaky peek I wish decorating a room was as simple as choosing a colour scheme. Unfortunately in our house…

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Black Hall

Black Hall We have embraced the dark side and changed the paint colour in the hall. Welcome to the Black Hall. The hallway is…

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Inspiration

Inspiration When will inspiration strike? another room needs decorating bring out the paint charts. Fortunately we are just back from a holiday in Italy….

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New Dining Room Window

Replacing new windows with old Have you tried cleaning your windows? A friend asked me one sunny Spring afternoon. I knew what she meant…

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Coal Store

What do we do with an old Coal Store? To the side of our house is a stone and brick extension.  You can see…

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Autumn light

Autumn Light I have a new phone which has the best camera. It also has this little nifty feature, so please forgive my indulgence….

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Stair Carpet

Stair Carpet We have decided on the stair carpet. This is a big investment as the stairs and landing  are  9.8m long so we…

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Newton Park Estate

Newton Park Estate The Newton Park Estate is a Victorian Residential Development, in North Leeds. It has been a conservation area since the 1970’s….

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Stripping Woodchip is hell

Stripping woodchip wallpaper Stripping woodchip is hell. Woodchip is the most depressing thing it makes everything look awful. Woodchip is a paper with small…

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