New house

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.


Moving house in a pandemic

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.

Tiled bathroom in the showhome

How we chose bathroom wall tiles

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

Blue Claybrook Studio tile sample with smoked oak parquet

Putting flooring into a new build house

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…

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