The headcount in our family will shortly be rising. This means a fresh influx of plastic-singing baby crap coming down from the attic. Trying to relax in a room filled with toys that start pumping out nursery rhymes if your foot accidently brushes against them can be a challenge, so a bay window seat with plenty of out-of-sight storage seemed an ideal solution.read more
There is a huge amount you can take away from a first viewing, particularly if you enter armed with the right questions. Here is a checklist of things to consider.read more
Buying a house can be a bumpy ride. Here is the journey we took to securing our first period propertyread more
Ok I’ll admit it. I love Scotland. Almost as much as I love London, not quite as much as Leicester City. My wife (Scottish) and I make several trips to her homeland each year, and many Scottish bits-and-pieces have travelled back with us over the years. Here are some of my favourites.read more
Sooner or later a bit of Ikea will creep into every home. Here are a few examples in our house.read more
About Period Terrace is a blog about interior design and DIY in Victorian and Edwardian houses. It shares ideas, projects, tips and tricks to create spaces that are ideal for modern family living, whilst being sympathetic to the age and charm of a period home. Read more...