There’s so much to love about a Victorian house: high ceilings, large windows and beautiful original fireplaces. If you live in one, you’ll be sure to recognise some of these features.

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Roof was raised to create first floor accommodation The house was extended to both sides and a new garage created Composite weatherboarding by Marley Eternit, bought from Marco Industries (01795 436600), has been used to clad the exterior Old plastic windows have been replaced with timber windows

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DIY Herb Garden: Most herbs love sun and are made for bright kitchens. Line your window sill with small pots, or purchase a long plastic planter made for sills. Or, experiment with various containers, like colanders or antique watering cans.

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Fairy Garden Boot House...So awesome. It's weatherproof and easy to cut through for designing. Plastic from a boxed item purchased can be used to cover window holes.

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DIY HERB GARDEN :: Brilliant little terraced setup. Simple yet visually appealing. She kept the herbs in the original plastic pots, but put them in the galvanized cache pots for the lovely aesthetic. On the left appears to be an olive tree and a small citrus tree in the foremost pot. You could replicate a similar look with a (vintage) wood shoe rack.

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Casdon Vintage Toy Till ...had this! Remember running out of receipt roll and trying to make more

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