Major changes afoot

As I mentioned yesterday we now have a scaffolding tower outside the house. As if the builder want to out-do the roofers we have two inside! Plastering has started in the upper bedrooms, so things will be looking very bleak & brown around here for a while. Bleak and brown but oh so smooth. The…

Laid bare

I have already posted here and here about the wallpaper stripping at Auchenard. It was pretty standard in the first two rooms. But then we meet a gold and navy room! I am wondering if this is original coloured plaster or a paint effect that has held up pretty well under the wallpaper. Welcome to…

Stripping!

There is a lot more progress on the home front. The wallpaper is coming off in the upper bedrooms. It is so exciting to see the ceiling woodchip wallpaper free! Remember how it was when we first viewed the property? It is so fantastic to get all the items removed, the curtains off and the…