Tuesday, 13 April 2010

From the Inside...Out

Our home, Britannia Place, needs a lot of work. It's a full on renovation...room by room and step by step. Steve and I are very different, especially when it comes to decorating. He wants to keep the old english look while I want to modernize each room. So we have comprimised by intertwining old english with new modern. That is the goal, although we are months from a completed house. We have walls to take down, walls to build, roofs to change, and bathrooms to install...and that is just the inside. Our plans keep changing and our design is now finalized. I have never done anything like this while Steve has always renovated houses and has a true gift for it. It's a new experience. Here are some pictures of the inside:

This will be our new kitchen which was the old lounge

This is our current kitchen which will be a new office or utilities closet...not sure yet! 

This is our new lounge...needs a good clean and some modern furniture! 

Bay window in the lounge

This radiator is under the bay window. It's a great decorative piece in the lounge. Steve refurbished this.

The stove fireplace in the lounge.

This is the conservatory, currently being used as storage. 

Another photo of the conservatory.

The small greenhouse...needs a good wash!! 

Elvis enjoying the garden. The back fence is visible. 

An old cabin in the garden next to the pool.

View of the side of the house from the garden. That is the conservatory.

As you can see...there is some work that needs to be done. Ha! We have a vision for our home. And I know that it will be beautiful when it is completed. We are both looking forward to this adventure. 


  1. Great new blog! I look forward to enjoying your progress with you. Out with the old....in with the new..

  2. I'm so glad to see pictures! I can't wait to actually visit one day.