Day 2 – Monday November 23rd – update and countdown!

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Picking up from yesterday – the first three rows are set now so on with the rest of the wall today.
Onward and upward
Onward and upward – getting chilly so extra tops needed today, brrrr.
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Chris put a piece of straight skirting on the base of the cladding and Paul Jennison turned up at 8.20am in order to plaster this room. All done and dusted by 12.30!
Plaster drying out nicely - it won't be painted by Saturday!!
Plaster drying out nicely – it won’t be painted by Saturday!! Shame – what slackers, hey?
Chris cut all the tricky tiles and I finished the bath surround area - tomorrow will be grouting day!
Chris cut all the tricky tiles and I finished the bath surround area – tomorrow will be grouting day!
You've heard of X marks the spot, well, this is L marks the spot where the new stud wall will go in order to create the new en-suite area!
You’ve heard of X marks the spot, well, this is L marks the spot where the new stud wall will go in order to create the new en-suite area!
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Now you see it (the wall that is)
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Now you see it but it is NOT attached to anything. What is that man up to now?
Oh no, where's the wall gone?
Oh no, where’s the wall gone?
Just a few tools to make the new en-suite stud wall
Just a few tools to make the new en-suite stud wall
Now the doorway is the only part of the structure left. Just behind it can be seen the new stud wall.
Now the doorway is the only part of the structure left. Just behind it can be seen the new stud wall.
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From inside the house bathroom, looking through the new stud wall into the hallway beyond.
The new hallway into the house bathroom. To the left is the new wall for the en-suite.
The new hallway into the house bathroom. To the left is the new wall for the en-suite.
Chris has to lay a new floor here - pronto! as the carpet layers will be here after 2pm on Wednesday! So, no pressure, hey!
Chris has to lay a new floor here – pronto! as the carpet layers will be here after 2pm on Wednesday! So, no pressure, hey!
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After a hard day’s graft Chris still put up the wine rack for me – pretty please obviously works.
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We have bought second-hand worktops from Gumtree to create a continuous surface and replace the chipboard!
In between other jobs I decided to paint the kitchen cabinets.
In between other jobs I decided to paint the kitchen cabinets – oh no, Stephanie, more grey! This is Dulux Timeless Classics range called Wishing Well … hmmm, is there a subliminal message here?
Oh yes - here's another little project I am trying to finish. This will be the dressing table chair in the Heather Parry Suite to go with the upcycled desk (now dressing table). The adrenaline is flowing.
Oh yes – here’s another little project I am trying to finish. This will be the dressing table chair in the Heather Parry Suite to go with the upcycled desk (now dressing table). The adrenaline is flowing.

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