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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 Seven – Wardrobe and Changing Table Make-over

Project Seven – Wardrobe and Changing Table Make-over

Hi all, When I wrote the Nursery post I talked briefly about the changing table and wardrobe I had acquired second hand and gave a new lease of life to, in this post I will explain how I went about it. I worked on each item one after the other but as the treatments were very similar I will talk about them together here. Luckily both items didn’t need any repair work as such, it was purely renovation apart from…

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Project Six – Nursery

Project Six – Nursery

Decorating a nursery ready for a new baby is a wonderful part of a pregnancy journey and I couldn’t wait to get started on ours. To say the room that was to become Thomas’s nursery was a blank canvas wouldn’t be correct, the walls were purple, the gloss work was pink and we had been using the room as a storage room so it was full of items that needed moving. Once the room was empty we needed to sort…

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Project Two – Dressing Table

Project Two – Dressing Table

For a long time now I have been looking for a dressing table and haven’t been able to find one until I saw one at the end of a driveway with a ‘for sale’ sign attached, I couldn’t believe my luck as the current owner only wanted £20 for it. I couldn’t wait to give it a new lease of life and decided to strip the varnish off and paint the drawers of the dressing table to match a chest…

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