The kitchen floor update …

Let’s go back to the before before shots of the kitchen as it was when I first viewed the place.. The floors in the kitchen were not original to the rest of the house, they are the narrow planked pine as in the picture above. Don’t worry I will never touch the original wide plank Read More

Garden Health

I have rambled on time and time again about you need to be prepared to put as much money into the soil as you do into the plants and planning itself.  As i start a few other gardening project its something i always talk about so i thought i woudl share some of the things Read More

Boot Room Update and inspiration

I have long wanted to make the main back door to the house go through what was the pantry.  It just made sense to make the house work better.  Not that my house is so precious that i couldn’t have muddy boots in the kitchen, but it just seemed like it should have been this Read More

Garden things

Gardening is in my blood. I guess my first experience of this was my mum and then grandfather Jordan. He was a prolific gardener, a dairy farmer by trade and I have vivid childhood memories of both milking cows and exploring a beautiful garden at their house. If you’ve ever spent time around me all Read More

New Door at Jordan Cottage

  For the longest time i have been planning to put a door that goes from the drive way directly into the what was the pantntry.  Its just always made more sense to enter the house this way as opposed to straight into the kitchen.  So last week my mum was visiting from England and Read More