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Category Home improvements

How did this ‘home improvement’ come about I hear you ask? Well, Boredom was rampant in me, too much time and not enough to do. so naturally my ADHD takes over and comes up with an idea.

I hate the house…. That it I will redecorate the whole house! So I start plotting and planning. Well I say planning, when the ADHD takes over I seldom plan. Much to the horror of my ASD my ADHD decided on the ‘big change’!

It started with the need to pop to B&M and a pot of Gloss (absolutely rubbish gloss by the way). It ended with a full house redecoration!

Here you will find all the antics we get up to as we set about making those and all ‘Home improvements’ since.


Hammer and chisel breaking up old cement.

Our start on the grow your own Journey.

Today we started our grow your own journey with the purchase, assembly and planting of a wide range of plants. We have spent the winter planning this years growing. Gathered our seeds and soil (compost) and our first seeds were… Continue Reading →

How we upcycled an old office chair

Today Emily and I upcycled my old office chair. Originally fake leather, the poor chair had seen better days. It was so sorry looking it lived covered in a throw. Today in the typical ADHD fashion at 3pm in the… Continue Reading →

On to the Bedrooms! Miele’s room

First of 4 bedrooms today Miele’s room is up first. She has chosen her own colours of Mustard and Grey. We couldn’t find quite the right colour yellow so we went with the Citrus Zing and decided to try mixing… Continue Reading →

How to update a Kitchen Cheaply

As we are stuck in lockdown we have decided to use the chance to do a little DIY starting in the heart of the home. We are planning on giving a little love, so here’s our how to update a… Continue Reading →

Big Tools and ADHD = Chaos at home

Today Duncan left for work as any other however what met him at lunchtime was complete Chaos at home. It is days like this I realise how lucky I am to be married to someone so laid back and trusting…. Continue Reading →

Paintbrushes to the ready tackling the Hall

So it’s week 2 of lockdown and you start to get bored, what do you do? Obviously pick up the paintbrushes and start tackling the hall! It all started with a cheap nasty Gloss paint and the desire to finally… Continue Reading →

2020 The forgotten year: The Porch

It’s May 2020, we’re in week 6 of the Lockdown, I decided I know I will redecorate the porch! Afterall, what else is there to do in the year that the world stayed home. ADHD takes over last week I… Continue Reading →

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