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Remarkable renovations

August 30, 2022 1 min read

When you’ve got a vision of your dream home, it’s easy to forget the amount of mess and chaos that happens during the building of an extension. While renovating her 1930s house, home blogger Jen got hands on with plastering, plumbing, joinery, electrics, flooring, roofing and plenty more besides.

You can follow the whole project from start to (almost) finish on Instagram at @the_house_that_jen_built, but here’s a little peek at the stunning results…

Thanks to a loft extension, the new master bedroom has the most incredible view and features Hampton and Astley cotton sateen bedding in pure white.

Thanks to a loft extension, the new master bedroom has the most incredible view and features Hampton and Astley cotton sateen bedding in pure white.

No space goes to waste in this home, with a tiny dressing room nestled next to the bedroom.

No space goes to waste in this home, with a tiny dressing room nestled next to the bedroom.

Skylights and huge patio doors create light and space in the extended kitchen.

Skylights and huge patio doors create light and space in the extended kitchen.

There's even a great view from the staircase that leads up to the loft.

There's even a great view from the staircase that leads up to the loft.

One of the last rooms to be completed, the lounge is full of character, with a kitsch bubble chandelier above a cosy log burner. What a transformation!

One of the last rooms to be completed, the lounge is full of character, with a kitsch bubble chandelier above a cosy log burner. What a transformation!

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