Category: Grand Designs

  • Black House renovation

    Our Bungalow Renovation Floor Plans

    In my previous blog I talked about the challenges two months into our bungalow renovation. At this stage things were starting to take shape, but it’s always good to stop and reflect on how far you’ve come.  If you are new to my blog and this is the first time you are reading, we purchased […]

  • What Happens in the First Two Months of a Home Renovation?

    Every build is going to be different with its own unique set of challenges. In this blog I will share what happened as we started work on our “diamond in the rough’. Ten weeks after planning permission there had been a whirlwind of activity at the site and the home renovation of our bungalow was […]

  • Renovation Diary: The potential and positives of a Bungalow

    My earliest memories of home are open fires, creaky floorboards and DIY projects to fix another problem, yet I was mesmerised by the charm and history of old buildings. Since then, apart from my stint at university, living in a 1970’s brutalist building which shared a likeness to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, I continued […]