The Sourcerist

Everything you need to make a house a home

Dream House – on the tiles

I have a dream house that lives in my head and some sections of it are completely decorated down to the last detail. Take for example the hallway, it would … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kitchens – new doors or new kitchen?

One of the reasons I started this blog was to provide information from my own experience in transforming my house.  I want to write the posts I wished were out … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sourcing a Home: What I wish someone had told me when I bought my first house

My first house was an Edwardian terrace (details coming soon). After a year of searching, infour different neighbourhoods, we finally found The One.  It had a bay window, carved stonework over … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment


All ready for Christmas?  Normally I would start with tree first, followed by other bits of decoration, but this year we started with… setting up the bar!   This handsome … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · 3 Comments


I believe William Morris said it best, ‘have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.’ I would also include colours … Continue reading

July 21, 2010 · Leave a comment