Category Archives: House DIY

Repairs/changes in the house

Lottie sick, stairs finished

I am knackered. The whole week we’ve been painting and carpeting. In the mean time I had to visit our local employment office for an appointment and Lottie fell ill. Continue reading

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weekend break

It’s Saturday afternoon and we have decided to take a break from all the painting. The attic stairs and landing have been painted and only need a few patches where the old colour keeps bleeding through the white paint. The attic itself at the moment is a mess with all the stuff we dropped there to clear space for working. Continue reading

And the painting continues

It’s been a busy week. Since the bathroom has been rebuild we really got the itchies to updo the rest of the house again. Meaning, all the things that still needed doing but we never found the time for after we moved in. I started with glosspainting the door and doorframe of the bathroom. Such a nice bathroom and still that ‘cream’-coloured door. So I started with those. Continue reading

Bathroom ready, garden, mother’s day

Today is Mother’s day and I’ve spent it painting to ceiling and walls above the tiles in the bathroom. Justus gave me a Feng Shui mobile hanger in the shape of a waterdrop. He is such a ‘deep soul’. Looking at it while is softly turns in the breeze makes you loose yourself in thought. Continue reading

Day 10: bathroom

Yes, yes, yes!

We have a bathroom again. Koen and the plumber have been here the whole afternoon fitting in the toilet, taps, showerhead, radiator and doing  the finishing touch. Continue reading

Day 9: Bathroom

We’re almost there, almost!

The floor has been grouted and looks beautiful.

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Day 7 and 8: bathroom

Day 7 and 8: bathroom

I have not updated the blog for a few days. Koen has been here for most of the time doing the tiling of the walls and the floor. Continue reading