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Renovation

Anna's Attic / Renovation

I don't know about you but I'm counting down to 29th March, when all being well we will be able to socialise in gardens.  The foray into socialising when we've been unable to see family and friends for almost a year is taking up so much head space right now.  I've been pinning ideas for al fresco dining (I'm thinking pizzas, burgers, jacket potatoes, chilli, anything really that can be prepped and served in the garden to warm guests if we're not blessed with a sunny April.  One pot dishes...

Welcome, here I continue to share the renovation of our barn conversion.  We completed the conversion of our new home back in September 2019.  We were then struck by the global pandemic in March of 2021 with lockdown I had time to consider what other changes we may be able to make to improve the effeciency of our home and use the available space to it's best advantage.  Queue garage to utility room conversion, whilst I challenged myself to make as many eco friendly choices as possible throughout this project,...

Welcome, here I continue to share the renovation of our barn conversion.  I'd intended to start blogging about our renovation sooner but things have been so busy here I'm playing catch up, I hope you enjoy what I share of our renovation journey and find some inspiration along the way. 2 years ago we moved into our barn conversion mews, which was previously owned by an elderly lady, we had our hands full, pastel carpets, floral window dressings, dark beams, ancient radiators and poor lighting being some of the obstacles.  Having...

  Welcome, here I continue to share the renovation of our barn conversion.  I'd intended to start blogging about our renovation sooner but things have been so busy here I'm playing catch up, I hope you enjoy what I share of our renovation journey and find some inspiration along the way. It's now just over two years since we moved to our barn conversion mews, previously owned by an elderly lady, we had our hands full, pastel carpets, floral window dressings, dark beams, ancient radiators and poor lighting being some of the...

[caption id="attachment_7823" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Little Yorkshire Candle Company York Store - Concept/Vision[/caption] Welcome, hope you're well and surviving lockdown.  I worked on a project for Alex of The Little Yorkshire Candle Company back in November last year, I've been meaning to share the project on here for a while and managed to find the time this week to finally put this together.  Here I share how I worked with Alex to help her open her shop in just seven days, yes seven days from getting the keys to opening her doors...

  [caption id="attachment_6887" align="alignleft" width="1600"] Family Bathroom Mood board[/caption] Welcome, here I continue to share the renovation of our barn conversion.  I'd intended to start blogging about our renovation sooner but things have been so busy here I'm playing catch up, I hope you enjoy what I share of our renovation journey and find some inspiration along the way. Some of you will know that a little over a year ago we moved into our barn conversion mews, which was previously owned by an elderly lady, we had our hands full, pastel carpets,...

Welcome and Happy New Year, I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Christmas.  This is my first blog of 2020 and I'm here to talk about creating a super cosy bedroom for the winter months.  We've been pretty lucky where I am in Lincolnshire so far on the weather front, but if last February is anything to go by the worst is yet to come. In my last post, which you can read here I shared our master bedroom renovation, having a beautiful bedroom to enjoy during the lazy mornings which go...

Welcome, here I continue to share the renovation of our barn conversion.  I'd intended to start blogging about our renovation sooner but things have been so busy here I'm playing catch up, I hope you enjoy what I share of our renovation journey and find some inspiration along the way. It's now 18 months since we moved into our barn conversion mews, which was previously owned by an elderly lady, we had our hands full, pastel carpets, floral window dressings, dark beams, ancient radiators and poor lighting being some of the...

Welcome, here I continue to share the renovation of our barn conversion.  I'd intended to start blogging about our renovation sooner but things have been so busy here I'm playing catch up, I hope you enjoy what I share of our renovation journey and find some inspiration along the way. Some of you will know that a little over a year ago we moved into our barn conversion mews, which was previously owned by an elderly lady, we had our hands full, pastel carpets, floral window dressings, dark beams, ancient radiators...

I've long been a huge fan of using vintage items in my own home, the reasons are many, older pieces add character as well as interest to a scheme and work well in both traditional and modern surroundings.  Mostly though I love that they give us a connection to the past and that I can almost always recall where I have bought them, often recalling conversations I've had with people I've bought pieces from to learn an item's history.   Some of my vintage treasures used in my home When I launched my online...

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