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Attack of the Sporadic Makeover

If you are following me on Insta (@kookiemuhretti), you will have seen all my recent projects, from wrapping a kitchen in vinyl wrap, to revamping a bedroom, to renovating the landing. All, I must say, on my own. Yes this one woman handy band got down deep and dirty to bring you stunning images and some pretty amazing ideas. So why did I go all crazy trying to get everything done in 4 weeks? Well, now I can reveal...

Last year I missed out on the opportunity to apply for BBC1 Interior Design Masters (check it out on Netflix) by 4 days. 4 days!!! I couldn't believe it! So I made a promise to myself that I would catch it this year... and I did (Whoop Whoop). That's right, your girl on tv making lemonade out of those sour lemon properties. So, I applied, no problem. Or was there? Yep there was a problem. I... had no portfolio. Nothing. Not a picture to show what I could do! I had done so much interior work over the years and never really took pictures or at least quality pictures, let alone plans.

I had to make a plan and quickly. I chose three rooms to showcase my skills and at the same time push my limits past just wallpapering and painting. Out came the vinyl wrap. Never done it large scale except for wrapping my books in secondary school. I could have sworn it would take a week, instead two weeks later I was complete and shattered. Did I mention I had to paint the walls and ceiling as well as tile the floor? Uhuh! Next was the bedroom. The colours needed a change from the coral feature wall, which would have worked, had it been on the right wall. Hey Ho! You live and learn right?! I vinyl wrapped the double chest of drawers and book shelf, painted the walls, which was a bit of a nightmare as the colour I used was from the bargain corner, so when I nee