A renter’s adventure in making a lifetime home

  • Mar292020
    Close up of person washing hands in a sink

    Things got a bit weird, right?

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    Kitchen tables to offices, living rooms to schools, gardens to gyms. More than ever we’re asking our homes to flex with changes in our lives and circumstances.
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  • Jul282019
    retro print Orla Kiely bin with yellow lid

    Ode to the humble kitchen bin

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    If we can make bins design features, then why not anything?
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  • May062019
    Kitchen pots and pans in disarray

    Part 10: The kitchen comes into view

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    Look out kitchen here I come. My adventure as a renter making a lifetime home continues…
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  • Jan172019
    A living room scene

    Part 9: The living room Part #2

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    Squeezing my sofa through the door, hacking foot stools and coffee tables and wheels on everything! Read time: 7 minutes

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  • Jan162019
    a view of a living room

    Part 8: The adventure continues…. The living room Part #1

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    Our lives perpetually evolve and so do our homes. At least that the excuse I have been making for not finishing the living room and this blog sooner…Read time: 4 minutes

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  • Sep162018
    yellow front door with zero entry threshold

    Part 7: Getting in and out – zero thresholds

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    Part 7 of my adventure into making my home a lifetime home. Zero thresholds mean zero hassle, but what the hell are they??
    Read time: 9 minutes

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  • Jul202018
    view of bathroom before

    Part 6: Me vs. The Bathroom (Round 3)

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    The finishing touches: Disguise and distract but beware the clutter

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  • Jun272018
    PLants and pictures on bathroom windowsill

    Part 5: The Bathroom: Round 2 (A renter’s adventure into making a house a lifetime home)

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    A closer look at lighting, contrast and my HUGE pores.

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  • May212018
    A young and old woman embrace wearing comedy Christmas hats

    Part 4: Could my gran use it? (A renter’s adventure into making a house a lifetime home)

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    A handy guide to help me (and you!) navigate the confusing world of inclusive design in practice, courtesy of my nan.

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  • May122018
    Bathroom, before

    Part 3: Me Vs. The Bathroom: Round One (A renter’s adventure into making a house a lifetime home)

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    Me vs. The Bathroom. Round one.

    Read time: 12 minutes

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