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Project Eight – Bunk-bed Renovation

Project Eight – Bunk-bed Renovation

Last summer we managed to acquire a wooden bunk-bed for free, it needed some TLC and a good few licks of paint and in this post I’m going to show you how it was done. I decided the quickest and easiest way to renovate the bed would be to paint it and decided on a grey colour.  The bed had been half painted, literally just had paint  on the sides that were on show apart from one panel at the…

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Project Five – Kitchen Wall Tile Makeover

Project Five – Kitchen Wall Tile Makeover

Since we moved into our home we have been working our way around each room decorating, luckily most rooms just needed a lick of paint on the walls, however our kitchen needed more than this. We couldn’t afford to put in new units or completely redecorate so we decided to start with the horrible dated tiles on the walls. They weren’t even one colour, each tile was cream at the top and then in an ‘ombre’ effect went down to…

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Project One – Conservatory Renovation.

Project One – Conservatory Renovation.

My mum and her husband recently decided to renovate their conservatory and give the room a face-lift.  As well as decorating the walls with fresh paint and putting up contrasting wallpaper, I felt that the varnished window sills needed attention.  The varnish was old and worn and needed to be stripped back. I started by using Liberon Fine Wood Stripper in metre long sections, applying it with a paint brush.  Once applied I left this on for 20 – 30 minutes,…

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