Home makeover the masterlist

As at 1 April 2012 here are a bunch of things I want to do, do up, buy or change about my home.  I want my house to reflect that a designer lives in it!  I want it to be warm and comfortable, toddler friendly but also be a welcoming space for us adults too.

Living/Dining room (open plan)

  • Recover sofas (started February 2012)
  • New desk - wooden (Bought May 2012) Renovate wooden desk (Started May 2012)
  • Recover our dining chairs (completed December 2012)
  • Do something with ugly shelves in living room (moved to studio, new book shelf purchased)
  • Do something with ugly shelves in living room (Now moved to Nin's studio)
  • Sort out the cords in draws
  • Renovate desk - new top
  • New cushions x 4 - these are cute:

    Source: etsy.com via Ninotchka on Pinterest

    • Frame artwork in storage
    • Photo wall
    • Cover or reorganise/move Nin's Sailor Spy clothes rack (Removed shelves and installed in hall cupboard)
    • Remove 2 seater sofa to storage (Sold)
    • Reorganise pidegonholes - add CDs and books?  Put fabrics elsewhere


    • Family chalk board - to dos, family schedule (Deb's vintage tray done October 2012)
    • Place for takeaway menus, invitations, workout schedules, etc:

    • Declutter above microwave and set up a system for detris that collects there (done April 2012)
    • Declutter the fridge (done Octber 2012)
    • New system for my recipies - Binder?
    • Note Pad holder tutorial from Amelie and Atticus
    • Shopping list holder
    • Seed saver
    Isla's Room
    • Quilt (Started March 2011)
    • Lampshade or new lamp
    • Little houses (started - 2012 - in garage)
    • Under bed storage
    • draw pulls
    • Hooks/shelf at Isla's height
    • New curtain
    • Planter box for her books
    • Playtent to replace wendyhouse
    • cover trunk?
    • Map framed and mounted on corkboard with flags for family members
    • Family tree embroidery/wall hanging

    • recycled rag rug
    • etched glass jars
    Master bedroom
    • quilt
    • recover stool
    • refurbish desk
    • refurbish my draws
    • lamps
    • bedside cabinets
    • covered hangers
    • do something with the four poster - lights?
    • recover milk tins for laundry powder
    • shoe rack (Found free small shelf 2012)
    • slippers for family/guests
    • declutter hall cupboard and reorganise to store fashion stuff (done May 2012)

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