Past Renovations

I’ve come to the realisation that packing things away is very time consuming. The problem is, you stop every so often when you discover a long lost treasure or in my case, photographs.

But it’s fun looking back on past renovations I have done on my own homes. This is my very first home bought back in 1984 in an outer Brisbane suburb.

My very first house

I decided to paint the interior, change the carpet, put in a new kitchen and add a pergola out the back.

Lounge Before - check out that hand me down TV!

New paint and carpet AND some new furniture

Even back then I was keen to put my stamp on a house and make it mine.

Original Kitchen

Stylish new kitchen - it was the '80's.

I had always loved spiral staircases so arranged to have one installed in the home. There was a small room at the back of the house with external stairs to the rumpus room and carport. I decided to have a hole cut in the floor and the staircase could drop in there giving me internal access to the TV room, car and laundry.

New spiral staircase

I loved that spiral staircase but doubt I’d put one in again. Fortunately I did have a normal staircase at the front of the house to easily lug groceries, suitcases and bulky items in and out.

Fresh coat of paint for the exterior

What alteration have you made to a home that you would not repeat?

 

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