Bungalow remodel – DIY solutions for the creative redesign

Do you want to renovate your old bungalow? Not an easy task. They can give you lots of fun .

Today we will talk about the design philosophy of Selena Urquhart. It has a special approach applied in the redesign of a bungalow, which she purchased with her husband. He came from the year 1920.

Actually, she was glad that this was not renovated bungalow before. So they could complete their DIY talent show.

Bungalow remodel – the house at a glance:

  • Who lives here: Alun and Selena Urquhart and their Corgi, Magnus
  • Size: 171 square feet, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
  • Location: Vickery Place Historic District, Dallas

The couple has removed a wall between the kitchen and the dining area. However, they wanted to separate the space while cooking.

Today it has 2 separate areas in the kitchen that lead to the dining room and home office each


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To save money, you convert this work into a long lasting DIY project.

The man reigns in this kitchen and that’;s why the colors of his favorite football team are dedicated – Clydebank Football Club in Scotland.

The dining area is based on plans, which found the pair on-line. Here you see a door, which can be considered much more like a red wall panel. It leads to the cafe – a very important place for the couple.

The black coffee has previously been in the barn of Selena’;s grandfather

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Furthermore you can see photographs of all the traveling family.

The interior is typical of the bungalows in the area. It has beautiful built-in furniture, brick stove, original hardwood floors and beautiful edges in the entire area. The chimney does not work anymore.

Selena filled it with many cheap candles in glass jars

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You notice anywhere in the house the influence of the Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh .

The ar2rk on the wall is a wedding project of Selena, which was inspired by his art

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Blue and white porcelain garden chairs play wonderfully together with the cobalt glass accents, which are distributed throughout the room. The wall clock in the shape of the sun was one of Selena’;s grandmother and the pillow coverings in white and blue are the work of   the designer Fiona Douglas  Blue Bell Gray.

The metal racks are among the most recently acquired treasures of Selena

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You can see in this picture more vintage pieces of equipment

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The family buys a mostly at flea markets and antique shops.

The pop art poster was purchased in Prague

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Here we see the favorite place of the family – the Home Office

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It is dominated by 8 large windows.

The ottoman stool is a DIY work by Selena itself

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It has used used an existing box, foam and upholstery materials.

Alun has issued Scotch on top right shelf. In the common design decisions placing a high value on compromise.

Here we see the sun terrace of the family

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You see a painted faux rug by Selena. They deliberately chose the unsealed design.

The floral duvet cover is the surprising element in the guest room

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The emotions are balanced here by the lavender walls, through beautiful antique – Erbgegenstände pieces and families.

In the next picture you can see even a DIY project by Selena – Serving the

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It has the added lavender color on the walls of the bathroom

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Selena has the tiles used on the floor itself.

The beautiful cabinet was simple before and consisted merely of glass. She transforms him by wrapping paper and glue.

The ar2rk on the wall is actually a hand-tinkered wedding invitation from a family friend

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On the facade you can see traditional brick pilasters, a gabled roof and spacious gate in the foreground

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The furniture there has painted cedar oil to wegzuhal8 the mosquitoes Selena.

So happy it looks in your own home if you have invested so much in their own ideas and creativity!

See you in the morning just so happy?

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We hope – yes. If you soon renovate your bungalow, you remember this creative DIY project and accept the ideas that you like best!

Bungalow remodel – DIY solutions for the creative redesign

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