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Restoring A Family House

Shifting from London to Los Angles was a magnificent adventure. Samantha was living with her husband in London, but when her husband has been transferred to Los Angles, she became nervous. But her husband Adam tried to plan live in a small house in suburb of Los Angles.

When Adam transferred, he found a house and settled his family. The house was like a chocolate box. Everything seems to be Lilliputian. Due to congestion they usually collide with each other. In the meanwhile their third child Martha was born. The couple then decided to find a big house for their family.

Samantha says: “We thing over to buy a comfortable family house, where we could chill out, make a social life and enjoy ourselves. We want an accommodation where kids could grow and have their own space.”

Luckily they found a cottage in reliable price. That was a three story Edwardian house. It was much alike the house they left behind in London. It seems to be that someone has copied it here.

The structure of the house was firm & sound, it had been converted into two flats which was compulsory have to be changed completely and restored.

The couple was working and they have not worried to restore their house. They took a decision to take a rented house for six months and then renovate their house from a project manager. His name was Jack Alabama and he was a close friend of Adam. He came with magnificent ideas, so they didn’t need to take services of a architecture.

It was needed to create a latest design terrace, open-plan feel to the house. The main item was now kitchen-dining room that they created by demolishing two rooms and make only one. Samantha gave him the idea that the French doors should lead into the back garden. When the couple settled in this area, their circle of friends become very large, so they thought to make the house sociable.

Samantha said: “We were not accepting this idea to make a small portion; we want a large table that can seat up to 20. Adam was willing to have a wide peninsular unit, complete with built-in-wine fridge.”

According to their idea the project manager changed the old study into a den, where the kids managed to play easily. The living room made for adults entertainment.

Another kitchen & bathroom is constructed on the upstairs, along with a long corridor. The bathrooms have two portions, one for adults and the other for the kids.

The kid bedrooms were constructed in this way that fitted with storage. There was a wall of cupboards for clothes and toys, while there was a shelving unit for 12 years son Vickie.

The top floor of the house was reshaped to make a guest bedroom. A shower room was attached to it. The fifth room was used as study.

Samantha said: “We might arrange the two girls up stairs and Adam could use the ground floor room as study. You understand the astonishing beauty of the house? There was flexibility in it that we could move things around as our lifestyle changes.”

Tips & Ideas of a Wondrous Bathroom

Tips & Ideas of a Wondrous Bathroom

When ever you buy a new house, the first thing tick in your mind is a unique bathroom. You will find here marvelous ideas that fill color in your dreams. Surely you are not single and holding a family, ultimately your demand will be for a big size bathroom, attached with your bedroom.

There is an idea that you may separate grown-ups bathroom with the children.

Meet Agatha who buy an olden house, renovated it and then select a decent color scheme for it. She says, “I don’t like primary colors, so I cast my vote in favor of additive.” My husband choose a modern white suite with a big shower in place of a bath, we installed two basins, so we get ready without disturbing the other. For completing her scheme found so many things. She says, “I don’t like shining metals, so choice for brushed chrome for a softer look.” She made a join venture of white wall tiles with sand-colored Roman-style border.

This combination was exciting, but estimated a heavy cost. Whereas the big floor tiles give a warming looks to the room.

Agatha smiled and told, “The children have their own bathroom, but they like to come on our side, because of high-technology push-buttons.

The couple wishes not only for a high standard scheme, but make it update. They want a natural light from two side windows. Agatha choices for white suite, along with nickel fixtures. They select an extra-large shower for their room.

The mason who was working in their bathroom set the fitted cabinets with frosted glass to hide clutter. Remember one thing that for bathroom the color scheme should not be dark, because it made the atmosphere depressive. It will be advisable to install a skylight with deep side windows.

If the space opened up immediately, it makes the room feel pleasant.

Tips & ideas

1. If you have not proper space for a bath then install a big size shower, it will save a lot of space.

2. You are willing to install more costly tiles on any wall, and you budget is not allowing to do so, then team plain while with an attractive border.

3. You will hear to surprise that when you fix your lights around or behind the mirrors, it gives more illumination.

4. If you fit the cabinet to in your room you will get a remarkable storage.

5. If you have a natural scheme, then add accents of colors with decorative glass.

6. If you want to enhance the beauty of your bathroom then arrange flowers of magical colors in vessels.

7. It is no doubt that wooden floorboards are expensive and increase the expenditure instead of this buy lamination.

8. In this case, if you have a small bathroom you install and open shelf.

9. Open shelves are expensive, so install small cupboard for un-usual and everyday items.

Homemade Candle Holder

This is really a waste to Treasure recycling project – you can make two candle holders from apiece used bottle!


materials

  • soda bottle
  • knife
  • Scissors
  • paint
  • ribbon
  • silk flowers
  • dried flowers

Instructions

  • Remove the paper tag off a bottle.
  • You can see a line of the bottom of the bottle with swishes like icicles lynching down. Cautiously cut it with the knife along the apex of this line, and then use scissors to make a fine straight edge on all sides. The bottom part will be utilized as a candle cup. Paint it in golden color and when dry, paint the icicles hanging down. Insert a candle to complete this candle holder then put it in glass candle votive.
  • On the apex part, find the line with swishes going up. Cut around that line with the knife and then use scissors to make a fine straight edge on all sides. Paint with the golden color paint then let it dry. Tie a gorgeous ribbon at the neck in a bow shape and insert some dry flowers and silk flowers also. Now your two candle holders recycled from the waste and converted into treasure!

Caution: Never ever leave your children alone with candles and don’t overlook a burning candle it will be a dangerous. Please use candles carefully!