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« on: July 19, 2009 05:35:44 AM »

I'm mostly finished with the renovations. Living in the flat now with just a few things left to do once I have money saved up to get the builder back.

Some of finished areas:

Bathroom after:
 

Bathroom before:


Kitchen before:


Right side kitchen after:


Left side kitchen not quite finished as can see by boiler cupboard at end. Also plan is to put some art up over the sink:


Bedroom before:


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« Last Edit: July 19, 2009 10:40:47 AM by redmagicshoes - Reason: reorder pics » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2009 06:10:00 AM »

That's gorgeous!
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2009 06:27:03 AM »

Awesome Makeover! I almost had the exact same wall paper in my bedroom! We have great taste  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2009 07:34:53 AM »

Ohhh I love it! Very nice and contemporary!  Cheesy


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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2009 08:09:07 AM »

I really like the sink in the bathroom, it's really pretty. Where did you get your linen in your bedroom? It's gorgeous! It goes really well with the wallpaper.
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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2009 08:40:24 AM »

Thanks for your comments.

I've had my eye on that wallpaper for a couple of years and thought about using it in my last flat but it wasn't as nice and wouldn't have done it justice.

I found it difficult choosing bathroom fittings as there was just so much choice, in the end I just chose the sink and cabinet and selected all the rest form the same brand to narrow the field. It was an Italian brand - I can look up the name if anyone wants it.

The bedlinen all came from TKMaxx which I think is TJ Maxx in the US? I couldn't find duvet covers in the type of greyish tones I wanted so I bought a light purple one in textured cotton and a white embroidered one and dyed them in the washing machine with grey die. Really happy how they both worked out. The one in the picture was white orginally.
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« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2009 10:19:54 AM »

oh wow. very contemporary and very awesome. The bedroom is my favorite. It's just perfect..
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« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2009 11:18:44 AM »

Looks great! How fantastic!
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« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2009 12:35:04 PM »

LOVE the bathroom. I can't imagine how much work that must have been - it looks like you moved the tub/shower to the opposite end of the room.
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« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2009 04:26:46 PM »

Very chic! 
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