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Renovation Progress

29th October 2016

My life has been totally consumed by the renovation work we’re having done on our house; I’ve been doing my washing-up in the bathroom sink, my laundry at my Mum’s and my idea of a good Friday night has become looking at tile options or swatching paint.

It’s so exciting to see it all coming together but realistically Pinterest-worthy photos are a long way off.

To further complicate matters, in the middle of this I discovered I had a kidney stone, queue lots of hospital visits and weeks of feeling rubbish meaning poor Aaron has been left tackling the wall paper removal -a job which comes only slightly before renal colic in my list of least favourite things- on his own.

I haven’t felt much like blogging but every day something in the house changes and so I’ve been taking photos and thought it would be fun to share them and document the process on my blog.









  • Yiotou_La

    It’s a difficult process to renovate your house but the result would be so nice in the end. Love the white marble pieces, if I ever own a house I would definitely put white marble everywhere!


    • Amy

      Thanks Yiota! It’s been hard living in it whilst we do it but I think it’ll be worth it x

  • I cannot wait to see how everything turns out 🙂 It’s so exciting seeing it all in progress. I hope you are feeling better 🙂

    Rach xx

    • Amy

      Thanks Rach! I’m feeling much better now, talk about worst possible timing! x

  • So sorry to hear about your kidney stone, my mum had one and said the pain was horrific. Hope you’re fulling recovered now. Can’t wait to see the house as things progress!

    Emma |

    • Amy

      Thanks Emma! They’re not fun at all :(. Thank you x

  • Aw sorry to hear you’ve been unwell Amy, hope you’re feeling better! I love a good room transformation so I’m excited to see how it all unfolds, I can imagine it’s all going to look amazing!


    • Amy

      Thanks Tash! It’s coming together nicely now x

  • Oh no!! You poor thing. I hope you’re feeling better!? I can’t wait to see the finished result, it’s going to look amazing!

    T x

    • Amy

      Thanks Tara, feeling loads better now! It’s coming together, hopefully only a week or two to go! x

  • Wow, you really do have a renovation on your hands. Hope you are feeling better lovely, just think your home will be gorgeous once its all done x
    a life of a charlotte

    • Amy

      Thanks Charlotte! I hope so x

  • Oh no poor you! Hope you feel better soon – your house is coming together nicely 🙂 i’m loving the look of that marble! x

    • Amy

      Thanks Sophie! I’m so excited for it all to be finished x

  • I love reading about renovation projects. We’re still in the middle of ours. Great progress! X
    Holly ∣ Closingwinter

    • Amy

      Exciting! Thank you 🙂 x