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Gerry Rust

teenytinyhouse Your comment made me laugh as we are just the same! I come up with a multitude of ideas ranging from brilliant (even if I say so myself ;) to downright bonkers and my other half is a master of tact when it comes to talking me out of the ones that would bankrupt us, injure us or are more suited to a house very different to the one we actually live in :D

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teenytinyhouse
Hi GerryRust, yes, I do feel sometimes for the partners of Houzzers. The poor chap gets presented with a half baked idea and is very good at either making it viable, or gently coaxing me out of my little ball of gibbering. To be fair to him, he has also just gone with it when I won't take no for an answer (and it won't cost money or limbs). The Wardrobe Incident of 2015 springs to mind... if the ceiling had just been 20cm higher it would all have been fine!
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Gerry Rust

I think one of my favourites was the roll top/freestanding bath debate, the clincher was when he pointed out that as it would cost at least two hundred pounds more than a standard bath, and due to the size and orientation of the bathroom we would only ever be able to see two of the feet, that would work out at a hundred pounds per claw foot :D My auction 'bargain' wrought iron bed for the attic room also springs to mind, we had to saw a sizeable section off the legs of the headboard to get it up the stairs, then rig up a Heath Robinson repair with dowelling. What makes it worse is the floor up there is about as level as a helter skelter so we also have it propped up on books, it's a catastrophe waiting to happen, thank God it isn't used much ....

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