Our next house – a new build in a small town in Yorkshire. Currently being built, we’re due to move in at the end of March 2020.
This was supposed to be an easy housemove. Just us, the builder and our buyer in the chain. I have no doubt that waking up at three, four, five, and not being able to get back to sleep is par for the course with a standard move… And then there’s this.
It can be a bit daunting knowing what to do with a new build when it comes to colour. You’re handed a house that’s blindingly white or magnolia and it inevitably stays like that, at least for a bit, while you have more pressing things to do. And before long, maybe you fail to see … Continue reading Starting from scratch with colour
Bathroom tiles have literally been the only thing we’ve had an argument about throughout the whole process so far… and I think it’s because I wasn’t being decisive enough. I went to the sales office one evening in late November, still thinking we had a month or two to make our choices, and took a … Continue reading How we chose bathroom wall tiles
Every house builder has a range of kitchens to choose from. Sometimes you get a house where they’ve already put the basic option in to meet their own timescales, sometimes a sale has fallen through and you get someone else’s choices, and if you’re early enough in the sales process, you get to choose your … Continue reading How to choose a kitchen for a new build
The house we’re buying is a step up from our current one in terms of space, but not character, so we need to do some work to inject that ourselves. This is the floor plan for the new house…