Posts Tagged ‘renovation’

Our Vintage Life

It has been another busy week in the YVL house, filled with children’s activities (it is the holidays after all) First up was Herbie’s girlfriend’s party. Yes, my 5 year old has a girlfriend! They have been together for about 3 years and they lurve one another. She just giggled at him and ignored her […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

We have had a lovely week, what with easter, chocolate, school holidays…… We had lots of family around all weekend and the kids enjoyed not one, not two, but three easter egg hunts. To be honest, it got a bit crazy with too much chocolate resulting in huge highs and incredible lows. The Easter bunny […] Read more…

Herbie goes bananas!

Firstly, let me recap. We bought a huge renovation project back in February, in a lovely village called Cranfield. It took an age to find the right house as our demanding list exasperated all the estate agents. We wanted: Somewhere we could renovate not wanting to spend a premium for someone elses work (and as […] Read more…

Fabulous Fifi

For anyone that follows our blogs, you will know we are renovating a poorly neglected 1920s house. Check out “Our Patterned Palace” for a glimpse of the array of 60s wallpaper and carpet on every (and I mean every) wall. It has been a labour of love with many items hitting the skip and bin but…… […] Read more…

Our Patterned Palace

We finally moved into our new house last week and we wanted to share some of the retro lovelies that awaited us. It is a 1920s house in need of total refurbishment….as it is totally set in the 1960s. Yes, yes, we do love the retro look but perhaps to a modern standard. Every room […] Read more…

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