DIY-savvy couple transform dated property into stylish home with just £6,000 – Daily Mail

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The couple hired a builder to skim the walls and build shelving on either side of the chimney breast, which they then primed and painted

The couple hired a builder to skim the walls and build shelving on either side of the chimney breast, which they then primed and painted

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The couple styled their renovated living room with a Laura Ashley sofa, a mustard ottoman and a West Elm coffee table as well as two antique French button back armchairs

The couple styled their renovated living room with a Laura Ashley sofa, a mustard ottoman and a West Elm coffee table as well as two antique French button back armchairs

The set revamped the bedroom of their 1907 Edwardian balcony house, envisioned after the couple’s improvement A huge challenge was the corridor, which the pair revamped with Victorian mosaic tiles.< img id="i-2b285b227f307bb5"src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2021/01/05/21/37642544-9115727-image-a-165_1609882690473.jpg"height= "496"width= "306"alt="Pictured, the couple's corridor before restoration"class=

“blkBorder img-share”> Sam spent hours cutting and templating the tiles for the corridor prior to the couple laid the brand-new the brand-new matching border tiles themselves The set painted the woodwork white and the walls ammonite and state the corridor is the ‘preferred part’of their improvement, visualized after the renovation Sam then set about panelling the hallway and stairs, painting the walls prior to moving on to the bedroom where they recreated the hearth around the fireplace with monochrome tiles.Jenny stated:’We painted the woodwork white and the walls ammonite. < img id="i-a3f870fb31c46321" src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2021/01/05/21/37642528-9115727-image-a-153_1609882376601.jpg&quot; height="742" width="634" alt="The entire procedure took location over the course of one year. Luckily, the home's restroom (imagined) was 'stunning' when the pair moved in and so needed no renovation Luckily, the home's restroom (envisioned) was 'beautiful' when the pair moved in and so required no remodelling Luckily, the home’s bathroom (envisioned) was ‘stunning’ when the pair moved in and so required no remodelling < img id="i-6546d70aef385fce" src="information: image/gif; base64, R0lGODlhAQABAIAAAAAAAP/// yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2021/01/05/21/37642500-9115727-image-a-166_1609883111793.jpg&quot; height="538" width="634" alt="The couple are beyond thrilled with their house and strategy on remodeling the kitchen area and dining room in coming months.

A DIY smart couple have transformed their dark and gloomy home into a stylish home over the in 2015 with just ₤ 6,000.

Jenny, 33, and spouse Sam, 31, from London, bought their first house, a 1907 Edwardian terrace house, in September 2019 for ₤ 550,000.

After leasing for numerous years, the pair were delighted to have their own place and excitedly set about giving it a remodeling during lockdown, despite having no previous DIY experience.

Jenny, who is a cosmetic surgeon at a London children’s medical facility, has actually been recording their journey on Instagram to the couple’s 13K followers– who have been blown away by the results.

Jenny, 33, and husband Sam, 31, from London, (both pictured) transformed their dark and gloomy property into a stylish home over the last year with just ₤6,000

Jenny, 33, and husband Sam, 31, from London, (both pictured) transformed their dark and gloomy property into a stylish home over the last year with just ₤6,000

Jenny, 33, and partner Sam, 31, from London,(both pictured)changed their dark and dismal home into a trendy house over the last year with just ₤ 6,000 After leasing for a number of years, the pair were thrilled to have their own location and eagerly approached providing it a transformation throughout lockdown. Imagined, their living-room during remodelling

The couple were keen to update their dull and dated bedroom. Pictured, the couples bedroom before renovation

Jenny, who is a cosmetic surgeon at a London children’s health center, has actually been recording their journey on Instagram to the couple’s 13K followers. Imagined, their living-room

The pair revamped the bedroom of their 1907 Edwardian terrace house, pictured after the couple's transformation

The pair revamped the bedroom of their 1907 Edwardian terrace house, pictured after the couple's transformation

after the renovation ‘We had absolutely no DIY experience, and only owned a screwdriver when we relocated but we were keen to learn and do as much as we could along the method,’she stated.’We made a long list of things that we desired to alter in each space and began work quickly.’The restroom was

Jenny and Sam's hallway before renovation

Jenny and Sam's hallway before renovation

Jenny and Sam's hallway after the renovation

Jenny and Sam's hallway after the renovation

currently beautiful when we moved in, so we were lucky that we didn’t need to do that. ‘Firstly, the pair dealt with the living-room

where they found 110-year-old floorboards covered in dirt and dust, and removed back the outdated wallpaper prior to painting the wall elegant teal colour. The couple were keen to update their dull and dated bedroom

Firstly, the pair tackled the living room, pictured before renovation, they stripped back the dated wallpaper before painting the wall stylish teal colour

Firstly, the pair tackled the living room, pictured before renovation, they stripped back the dated wallpaper before painting the wall stylish teal colour

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The couple hired a builder to skim the walls and build shelving on either side of the chimney breast, which they then primed and painted

The couple hired a builder to skim the walls and build shelving on either side of the chimney breast, which they then primed and painted

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The couple styled their renovated living room with a Laura Ashley sofa, a mustard ottoman and a West Elm coffee table as well as two antique French button back armchairs

The couple styled their renovated living room with a Laura Ashley sofa, a mustard ottoman and a West Elm coffee table as well as two antique French button back armchairs

The pair revamped the bed room of their 1907 Edwardian terrace house, envisioned after the couple’s transformation A huge challenge was the corridor, which the pair revamped with Victorian mosaic tiles. visualized, L-R, the corridor before and after the remodelling ‘We started on the sitting space first and the first job was to pull up the black carpet, which was a very untidy job. ‘We found 110-year-old floorboards below and set to sanding them back.

They were dark brown and covered in dirt and dust.’Next up, we removed back the textured wallpaper, absolutely among our most disliked jobs.’

Pictured, the couple's hallway before renovation

Pictured, the couple's hallway before renovation

Pictured, the couple's hallway before renovation

Pictured, the couple's hallway before renovation

The couple did many of the work by themselves, barring hiring a contractor to skim the walls and construct shelving on either side of the chimney breast, which they then primed and painted. Firstly, the set took on the living-room, envisioned before remodelling, they removed back the dated wallpaper prior to painting the wall elegant teal colour< img id ="i-6552bac5b9d2ae48"src ="data: image/gif; base64

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The entire process took place over the course of one year. Pictured, their colourful home office after renovation

The entire process took place over the course of one year. Pictured, their colourful home office after renovation

While stripping back the carpet the couple discovered 110-year-old floorboard covered in dirt and dust prior to they added brand-new wood flooring The couple worked with a builder to skim the walls and construct shelving on either side of the chimney breast, which they then primed and painted

The couple styled their refurbished living-room with a Laura Ashley couch, a mustard ottoman and a West Elm coffee table in addition to two antique French button back armchairs Jenny said:’I like painting so chose to paint the walls and do all the paintwork white. We enjoy dark colours and the space is so light– it works truly

Luckily, the home's bathroom (pictured) was 'beautiful' when the pair moved in and so needed no renovation

Luckily, the home's bathroom (pictured) was 'beautiful' when the pair moved in and so needed no renovation

well we believe.’We styled it with a Laura Ashley couch, a mustard ottoman and a West Elm coffee table.’ We also discovered 2 French button back armchairs in our local antique shop in Blackheath and had them reupholstered to round off the bay window.’A huge difficulty was the corridor, which the pair revamped with Victorian mosaic tiles– however

The couple are beyond delighted with their home and plan on renovating the kitchen and dining room in coming months. Pictured, the home's exterior

The couple are beyond delighted with their home and plan on renovating the kitchen and dining room in coming months. Pictured, the home's exterior

struggled to discover coordinating border tiles.’Sam spent hours cutting and templating the tiles and we laid them ourselves, ‘said Jenny ‘, which was quite challenging but completely worth it.’Every time we walk downstairs we smile as it was our first huge DIY task.'< img id="i-2b285b227f307bb5"src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2021/01/05/21/37642544-9115727-image-a-165_1609882690473.jpg"height= "496"width= "306"alt="Pictured, the couple's corridor before renovation"class=

“blkBorder img-share”> Sam spent hours cutting and templating the tiles for the hallway before the couple laid the brand-new the brand-new matching border tiles themselves The pair painted the woodwork white and the walls ammonite and say the corridor is the ‘favourite part’of their improvement, envisioned after the renovation Sam then commenced panelling the corridor and stairs, painting the walls prior to proceeding to the bed room where they recreated the hearth around the fireplace with monochrome tiles.Jenny stated:’We painted the woodwork white and the walls ammonite. We finished it off with a wool herringbone carpet with matt black binding along the sides.

‘It’s is our preferred part of our improvement up until now.’For our bedroom, we wanted a change from the blue walls and grey carpet.

We chose Farrow and Ball Oxford Stone for the walls and wardrobes. ‘I made roman blinds and headboard in a material we bought from Laura Ashley. We purchased tiles and recreated the hearth around the fireplace to match the black and stone colour style.’The couple have invested an overall of ₤ 6,000 on the transformation up until now. Visualized, their dull office before restoration

The couple have actually invested an overall of ₤ 6,000 on the remodeling up until now. Imagined, their dull home office prior to restoration The entire procedure took place over the course of one year. Visualized, their colourful office after remodelling The entire process happened throughout one year. Envisioned, their colourful office after remodelling The entire process took location over the course of one year. Imagined, their colourful home workplace after restoration The couple have actually invested a total of ₤ 6,000 on the makeover so far and the majority of the transformation took location during the past year.Jenny said: ‘It was the best lockdown job however the templating, cutting the tiles and ensuring they were central was certainly the hardest part.” We discover painting the walls makes such a distinction and for spaces like our office and bed room, simply altering the colour had such an impact. ‘The reality we have done it all ourselves makes it that bit more special, too. ‘The couple are beyond delighted with their home, with their preferred room the corridor, as it was extremely dark when they bought the house.They plan on refurbishing the cooking area and dining space in coming months, which they expect to be an extremely big project, and anticipate having friends and household over to showcase their brand-new house. Luckily, the home's bathroom (pictured) was 'stunning' when the pair relocated and so needed no renovation Luckily, the house's restroom (pictured) was 'gorgeous' when the set moved in and so required no remodelling Luckily, the home’s restroom (envisioned) was ‘gorgeous’ when the set relocated therefore needed no restoration The couple are beyond thrilled with their house and intend on refurbishing the kitchen area and dining room in coming months. Pictured, the house's outside The couple are beyond thrilled with their home and intend on remodeling the kitchen area and dining space in coming months. Imagined, the home's exterior The couple are beyond happy with their home and intend on renovating the cooking area and dining-room in coming months. Visualized, the home’s outside Jenny stated: ‘Ironically, nobody has seen it face to face due to Covid-19 constraints. ‘They have actually enjoyed seeing the changes on Instagram but we truly can not wait on people to come when it is safe to do so. ‘For others who are thinking of doing a bit of house DIY, Jenny added: ‘Speak to your neighbours and discover a good team of regional tradespeople– this is important. ‘Next, make a list, and take on each space one at a time. ‘Instagram is best for motivation, and people are generally extremely useful at offering you tips etc., we have found out so much along the method.’

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