A thrifty woman saved £30k by renovating her home from scratch - to showroom standard - using Facebook Marketplace, car boots and DIY.
Nine years ago Louise Jones, 37, a mental health nurse, and husband James, software developer, 42, bought a fixer-upper in Bristol.
The front of the house was brown and every room had yellow and orange walls and bright blue carpets.
The pink three-bedroom Victorian terrace is now unrecognisable thanks to the couple who used YouTube videos to help them. Louise is a bargain-buying queen and says research and planning is key to creating your dream beautiful bargain home.
Her favourite feature is her designer table which would have cost her £700 if she’d bought it at John Lewis- but she did her own dupe for £30.
Take a look inside: