Cherry Oak Manor

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Sons Bathroom


Tile Installation Day 2

So today the tiler has come back to finish the rest of the tiling and to do the grout. I decided to opt for a grey grout to pick out the grey marble effect in the tiles.

I am absolutley over the moon with how the bathroom looks.

Another big thank you to Tons of Tiles for gifting me the amazing Carrara tiles.

Towels gifted to me by Christy - Mode flint and gold

Bathboard purchased from Bathboards Ltd



Tile Installation


So today the tiler has started and OMG I absolutely love them. I was a little concerned about the uneven walls but he has fitted them perfectly. The marble effect to the tile is just right not too detailed but detailed enough to show. They look even better than I imagined. He will be coming back tomorrow.


Tile Delivery

So excited that my tile delivery from Tons of Tiles has arrived. When choosing the tiles my hubby said we needed something small as the walls are not that perfect. Larger tiles would leave it looking very uneven.

I order some sample tiles from Tons of Tiles which arrived the next day. The Hexagon Carrara Marble Effect Wall & Floor Tile and I knew as soon as I opened the box this was the tile I wanted.

Tons of tiles have kindly gifted me the tiles in return for me tagging them on my Instagram account.

Now to wait for the tiler to be available to tile the bathroom.

AD - Tiles gifted to me by Tons of Tiles


Functional but not finished

Today our son’s bath, basin and toilet were plumbed in. The bath and toilet are from our old bathroom which we installed as a temporary suite when we moved in.

We were not planning to do his bathroom yet so tiling is not top of the priority list. It is functional so that is all he needs for now. Hopefully we will have the room finished in early 2019



Removal of walls

We are planning to install a bathroom for our son and as he would rather have his own gaming / living room next to his bedroom, we decided the next closest area was where our airing cupboard, storage cupboard and toilet are. By removing the walls we can create a room just big enough for a bath, toilet and basin.

Now the plumber has installed our new bigger tank and boiler in its new airing cupboard, we have been able to remove the old one and knock down the walls.

I’m quite surprised how big the space actually is. We have had to pinch a bit of landing space to square the room off, but it’s left us with an acceptable size landing.