Three Budget Tips To Care For Your Stove

Fitting a wood-burning stove back in the summer of 2015 still remains one of our greatest renovation triumphs. Although I think everything we do to…

Fitting Our Living Room Mantel Beam

If you came to visit our home, you’d be forgiven for thinking the style is quite minimalist. Our living room is a classic example –…

Finishing Our Fireplace

If you’re a regular blog reader, you’ll know that last year we ripped out the ugly gas fireplace we inherited from the previous owners and…

Cleaning Hacks for Log Burners

When we had our log burner fitted last summer, the mild cynic in me doubted its claims of being self-cleaning – as clever as those…

How To: Painting a Rendered Fireplace

One of my absolute favourite blogs and go-to places for DIY inspiration is Little House on the Corner, by couple Christine and Jan who are…

Silver Linings and Wood Burning Stoves

What beautiful weather we’re having – in typical fashion now that our wood-burning stove is finally in there’s a heatwave. Not that I was really…