Looking back on 2021
Another year of glorious DIY!
DIY porcelain patio
How to lay a porcelain patio from start to finish.
Extension post #11 – how much did it cost?
How much we spent on our single storey rear extension, down to the last light bulb.
Fitting our ‘DIY Kitchens’ kitchen
How to fit a kitchen yourself and save a few grand!
Extension post # 10 – finito!
Planning & ordering our ‘DIY Kitchens’ kitchen
How we designed our DIY Kitchens layout.
Extension post #9 – week 10
It’s fair to say that last week was pretty mental. At one point on Thursday we had no fewer than SIX tradesmen working away (is this allowed?!) so there’s been a huge amount of progress and even some mildly premature bubbly. Worktops I decided against fitting the worktops myself and I’m so glad I did…
Extension post #7 – weeks 6 & 7
Not entirely sure where to start on this one as about 6,911 things have happened since my last post. There are only a couple more weeks of the builder/electrician/plumber being around so the focus is now moving to us for stuff like fitting the kitchen, decorating, getting the flooring laid etc. so it’s time to…
Extension post #6 – week 5
This week has been VERY exciting. The walls have finally come down and we can now really start imagining the space Goodbye old kitchen Last weekend, in preparation for the knock through, I smashed up our kitchen. The original plan had been to sell our kitchen dirt cheap/free for someone who could take it away…