Looking like the move will start on the 12th April...fingers crossed
Lucky enough to have 2 weeks to move and the plan is to decorate a room and then move the furniture in then do another and so on.....OH says l won't be able to wait lol!
Painted furniture photos are of everything we have stripped painted and varnished ready for the move including a rescued pine beadhead we will turn into a bench for the porch...Stripped and started the 1st coat of paint but awaiting a measurement so my attention is on painting the dining chairs for now
Just over 2 weeks to go can't wait to get my hands on Bakewell
UPDATE: Collected the keys on the 12th painted as much as we could white and moved in on the 17th..felt like home straight away we love it so much the sun has been shining every day since the move and the layout of Bakewell is perfect for us l will add pictures as we complete rooms but for now just a few pics of the house so far...still lots of boxes and sorting to do and lots of decisions to make and decorating but that will take months to complete..all white walls for now so we can see what to add and what to change........oh happy days!!
Image 1 - lounge, dining, white.splashes, colour
Been in Bakewell just over a month now and still lots to do but for now this is how it's looking
Dining room and lounge
Image 2 - wisteria, beauty, colour
OOOPS! moved in before this was really showing any green growth and was quite ugly so almost cut it down
Friend told me she thought it was a Wisteria!!
WOW! Turned into a real beauty!!
New windows went in on the 28th May...really chnged the look to the front of the house and gave a cottage look to the rooms inside
At least now we can see through them seals had completely gone!
Image 4 - black, white, bathroom, shower
Need a total re vamp but for now added a shower curtain and towels to make it look a tad better
Image 5 - bakewell, bench, white, country
The Bakewell bench just before we moved..sits perfectly in the porch now...made to measure lol
Image 6 - african, flower, cushion, blanket
Making a set of African Flower cushions and lap blanket for the bedroom
But it goes real well with one of my collage paintings too....in fact goeas well in a lot of places in the new house!
Image 7 - friend, bedroom, cosy
Still to be decorated but friend coming so had to make it at least look a tad cosy!!
Image 8 - seating, conservatory, sunny
Conservatory is huge and going to be my craft room as well but the French door end is still a sunny seating area to read or listen to music
Image 9 - craft room, conservatory
The crafty end of the conservatory is still not sorted full of boxes to unpack and books every where waiting for me to sort onto shelves that are not up yet!!
Image 10 - distress, bedhead
The £1 bed head half finished just couldn't wait to see it behind the bed even though it needs making 18" wider at some point..watch this space
Dining table and chairs l painted ready for the move....with a splash of colour
Never used it at the old house but we've eaten every meal at this table since moving in..perfect
The conservatory is to become my craft room and a second sunny seating area so loads to do in here a space that will develope a lot and become much tidier as time goes on and l can install wall units to hide the stash lol
The cats love the high window and widow sill all around perfect for snoozing in the sunshine or watching the world go by
They love the house as much as we do
New cream black and chrome cooker was delivered yesterday 26th April been using a camping stove for a couple of weeks...breakfast here it comes
Painted the fire surround for now and going to cover the back stone plate with wallpaper add a few pebbles maybe
l think one day we will rip it out and replace it but for now doing a make over on it
2 coats and its not covering well...note to self use an undercoat 1st next time!!
dining room as we moved in
Wallpaper dilemma....OTT or subtle having to live with the black and cherry units for now so looking for something to make the kitchen look ours
Loving the pink floral drama queen paper the best so far...l think!
Picks up the colours in my favourite rug too
and a reasonable price for such a lovely and different paper
playing around with red and white for the lounge..middle of painting the fire surround as a stop gap will eventually rip it out
Detail of a £1 bed we bought at auction last week plan to make another bench from it
Easter laminated mats designs done on polyvore
A rescued bedhead to be made into a bench for the porch of Bakewell....needing a measurement so we can build it
Almost ready for painting made from bed head next door neighbours were throwing out
Candle stick made from one of the turned pieces in a trunk we bought at the auction for £3 the lot
All the buys at the auction last week with commission we spend £15 in total with the amazing bed buy @£1!
Collage of Bakewell as it is now
I cleared a couple of spaces at Bakewell lol..fun but time consuming!
Today's charity shop £10 spend and a couple of cans of enamel paint to paint the lidded pots
Lovely Carved box £1.50 couple of cut glass candle sticks £2.50 glass bowl 69p green hug 69p couple of other things the whole lot came to pence over 10
roses and crochet inspiration
Bakewells bedroom 2 will probably look very like it looks here..just a transfer of furniture
Stairs eventually with be replaced but for now a paint change and porch bench to be added
Our orange sofas will move to the conservatory
3 inpiration options for the lounge and dining room
Pottery Barn cushions...inspiration for the lounge
Bottom left are crocheted paper twist!!
Bottom right plates may try to get an American friend to get for me..wonder if they would survive the trip to UK?
Pottery barn don't ship to UK
Master bedroom with en suite will be pale blue silver gold and white with a 6' bed
Master bedroom inspiration
Bakewell kitchen....may have to wait for changes to this huge kitchen....wanted a white kitchen really!
The black TV unit we cut in two and made 2 console tables out of
Dining room and fireplace in lounge definite changes to happen here
Big red 'EAT' Pottery barn..will make a similar one on the band saw for the dining room
Bakewell bathroom black and white changes to be made
Another black and white inspiration
Bathroom inspiration board
The main reason for moving a two story double garage and drive
Table chairs butchers trolly and console all had make over...white bottom and sanded and re varnished tops
Not sure if l'll use red and green with the white or pale blue and pink!
Blue and white option for the Bakewell kitchen if we can afford to change the kitchen units not totally sure if l want to yet