Poor DB was on his hands and knees (using knee pads) on and off, for the best part of a day, laying the carpet tiles. No matter how much I tried to get him to take his time, he was rather like a dog with a bone.
First few tiles, temporarily held down, with a little square of carpet tape in the middle of each tile:
The quality is great, it is still uncurling from being posted and as you can see, a quick speed of delivery. We thought it would take 3 or 4 days!
Our conservatory use is similar to a cloakroom/utility room. Hats,
gloves and shoe cleaning things, are stored in the thin upright cupboard.
Shoes in the shoe-shrank (the pine coloured 4 drawer cabinet on the right of the top picture), coats on the coat rail DB manufactured from a
The long blue seat (with cover made by yours
truly), houses all our fire-lighting things such as newspapers, kindling
etc. The big plan/map chest of drawers (courtesy of our old school
before it closed), contains art things, good paper and card, plus 2
drawers of 'man things' for when DB wants to make/mend/do stuff out
Another job done. As you age, well as we do, we both feel the need to get jobs done while we are still able to do them.
Living in a more simple manner, doing what you can in everyday life to save the pennies, helps enormously. Those pennies turn into pounds and before long, you have enough savings to buy what you need to complete jobs, such as the above and the dining room door.
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