Our Garden Renovation | Part One

I’m so excited to finally be able to share this with you all ūüôā¬† Last year J and I took the plunge and invested a hell lot of our money into having our¬†garden completely landscaped.

As you’ll see from the photos, it used to look more like an urban jungle/wilderness than a garden.¬† A lot of people asked why we didn’t do it ourselves; until they saw pictures of what we’d have to contend with!

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Felling trees or I cannot be trusted with a chainsaw

We have a large untamed garden extending all the way round our¬†house. ¬†There’s rubble, weeds, brambles and often frogs, slowworms, foxes and badgers as well. ¬†The project, quite simply, is too large for J and I to undertake alone, especially considering J has CFS, so can’t really do much in one go. ¬†So we thought we’d hire a landscaper.

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An appreciation for art

I always feel that art can really change a house into a home and give it a personal touch. That being said, I’ve never really been in a position to buy art before (posters from magazines definitely don’t count!).

For months now I’ve been coveting the¬†prints by a lovely local Brighton artist,¬†Linda Boucher¬†(located in Kings Road Arches in Brighton, near the Pier) and I decided I was going to treat myself to one¬†as an early birthday present. ¬†

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