Offset door, exposed pine wood with tons of vibrantly white (by comparison) wood filler, cracked corbels and a pretty little stairway. Behind the wall jutting out a bit is the doorway to the cellar. The wall jutting out actually make up an old doorway. Aunt Sheila said at one point there was a Green Baize… Read More Before: Entrance Hall
When we got back to visit The Laurels from our visit this spring things changed a bit in the shrubbery department. The Front Garden Before After Before After The Side Garden Before After The Backyard Before After Did I mention the backyard was freaking enormous? It goes on for ages.
Welcome to The Laurels! The wild beasty Wisteria is slowly consuming the garage, but the way I see it: we don’t REALLY need a garage but we do need a wild beasty Wisteria. 🙂 One day I will save the garage and build the Wisteria an arbor to replace the gutter it is currently clinging… Read More Before: Exterior
The kitchen is on the tinier side, only 10’4 x 9’8″. At one point, according to Aunt Sheila who grew up here with my husband’s dad and uncle, this room use to be two. The bathroom was on the left and the scullery was on the right. She’ll need the tiles knocked down, a new… Read More Before: The Kitchen
Into the room from the hallway, the kitchen opens up on the left just out of view. Facing into the hallway, the board above the door is the old servant bell board. Facing into the room from the kitchen. Check out what was under that wall the radiator is on here. The old servant bell… Read More Before: Living Room