PROJECT: FIREPLACE

The one goal of the year was to install the fire in the living room so we didn’t have to have another freezing cold winter.  The fire surround was delivered a few weeks back and the chimneys had been lined so all that was left was for the fire itself to arrive and be installed.

It all happened yesterday so we have gone from this:

IMG_0870with the scary looking faces:

IMG_2073to this:

IMG_2102It may have cost us the price of a sunny holiday somewhere exotic but at least it will keep us warm this winter.

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About katerenovates

Hello and welcome to Kate Renovates - a blog about my attempts at renovation. The Husband and I have now been living in our house for four years and changes are being made slowly. It's an unloved Victorian townhouse that had been converted into two flats. Armed with a little bit of know-how and bags of enthusiasm, we have turned it back into one house and are transforming it into our home. Many of the original features remain but the flats had been rented out and so none of the rooms were in great shape. Luckily, it has a fully functioning kitchen and we recently finished the new bathroom and so things are getting more and more comfortable all the time. We're learning as we go and sharing our ups (and downs) on here as we try (fingers crossed) to bring the house back to life. I'd love to hear your thoughts on my blog or any tips you may have on our house project, so to contact me, please email katerenovates@gmail.com
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