Downstairs WC

More of these ebay tiles have been laid for the floor of our downstairs WC – these tiles just keep on going – and there are still enough tiles left for the upstairs bathroom (which is the place we originally got them for). The gap for the new window can be seen here. This wall…

Utility room floor

Meanwhile – back inside the old part of the house, the tiles have been laid in our utility room. I’m really pleased with the way they have used lots of the tile offcuts – it looks great and avoids waste. On the other hand, we can’t walk on these tiles until tomorrow and the sink…

To tile or not to tile?

So we decided to splash out and buy marble-style wall tiles to go floor to ceiling in our new bathroom (apart from the sloping ceilings) it’s a bit of a shock to the system having to actually buy from a shop and pay proper prices – but they were in the sale and will cost…

Tiles for the bathroom walls

went and bought the tiles for the bathroom walls – the first we’ve actually bought from a shop! They match the eBay floor tiles very well and were half price in the sale. Apparently the tiler may be coming tomorrow, we’re not sure which room or which sort of tiles so we thought we’d better…

Ebay purchases for shower room

I bought a shower on ebay earlier this week. I’m pleased because I’ve been looking out for one the right size for a while. There’s only 85 cm between the wall and the door in the shower room – so there’s no chance to use anything bigger and we wouldn’t want anything smaller as it’s…

Fired Earth Marble Floor Tiles

I’ve just bought some beautiful octagonal marble floor tiles on ebay. They’re from Fired Earth so they are really high quality (and very thick) and would normally be well out of our budget. They are left overs from somebody else’s renovation and brand new even though I can’t see them still on the Fired Earth website so…