We have just come back from two days at our cottage in Wales, the weather was beautiful and the drive over there never ceases to take my breath away when I see the views and countryside
Hang gliders enjoying the sunshine....don't think I will be trying this activity
This is taken from the new by-pass running parallel to our road which used to be busy until the new road was built
This is our road, the cottage is down around that bend
I got some more painting done in the main bedroom, the whole cottage was painted in two colours, creamy pink walls and mushroomy pink woodwork. We are painting the whole place in white but it is taking a while to cover those old colours, this ceiling was already painted which made it a bit easier than painting over the pine tongue and groove that was there originally. The windows took a bit of time but look good now they are white
This is the bathroom window that looks out of the side of the cottage, there was pine tongue and groove on two walls and ceiling which I painted white and now looks so much better
A local carpenter came and fitted the new stable door which opens into the boot room, he also delivered a trailer full of logs for the log burner.....
And then helped my hubby fit this oak mantle over the fire place...it was far too heavy for me to hold up!
Hubby put up some more wall cupboards and shelves in the kitchen, plumbed in the washing machine and put up a few tiles to see what they will look like
He also put down some oak flooring in the back bedroom, we bought a single bed with another one underneath so plenty of beds for guests to visit
We then hung up our ladders and headed back home for hubby to finish his sermon prep for church today...very tired but also very satisfied that we managed to get so much work done :)