So can I :
Paint the walls - NO
Wallpaper the walls - NO
Recover the seats - NO, but I can add cushions
Change the curtains - NO
Change carpets - YES!
Accessorise - YES, as long as it's light (weight not colour) which, a lot of the time, means plastic.
This means I have to use my imagination.
I found this fabulous double sided wrapping paper in the kitchen shop in Llandeilo, by Nina Campbell, rather expensive at £2.75 a sheet.
I'm inserting it into the recesses of the cupboard doors - looking better.
I love my new tea towels from Wilkinson, I think they look very Cath Kidston like (but a lot cheaper!).
Still looking beige, but getting better, think I'll look for more cushions, and I have got a couple of throws I bought (one pink, one green) which will help. I wonder if I could sneak in some bunting?!!
I love my pink kettle which I bought off ebay, unfortunately it's not as big as I would like - only does two mugs of tea.
And these canisters from BHS (half price) work well with my shabby chic theme.
Brett and I have been discussing what we would do if this sale fell through (fingers, toes and eyes crossed it doesn't); we're thinking if it were to happen there's no way we'd be selling again before next summer so to keep ourselves from going mad we'd need a project ................................ we're contemplating selling the campervan (then I'd be pleased that I didn't do anything permanent to reduce it's value) buying an ordinary van (and it wouldn't have to be boring white) then spend the winter converting it into a campervan. We could customise it specifically for us - a full size fridge would be at the top of the list! ................................... it's fun to dream.