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Kitchen Problems Solved

On October 6, 2016, Posted by , in Renovating, With Comments Off on Kitchen Problems Solved

So you’ve splashed out and gone and got yourself a new kitchen. But all is not well and you soon notice a few issues with your shiny new workspace. Here are some common problems and ways to overcome them. Problem: Your kitchen is a bit boring and same same looking….

Wallpaper – How to get it right

On October 6, 2016, Posted by , in Interiors, With Comments Off on Wallpaper – How to get it right

Wallpaper used to be one those words that conjured up images of bad striped 1970s interiors or overly frilly flowers adorning the walls of far from chic homes. Today however, there a huge range of top quality, stylish papers to choose from. So go be bold, but stick to the…

The Kitchen Sink that suits you

On September 26, 2016, Posted by , in Renovating, With Comments Off on The Kitchen Sink that suits you

If you are in the process of planning a new kitchen you will most likely already have an idea of the type of sink you are after. However, you need to go a bit deeper that the looks, and consider the way you wash up, cook and clean to ensure…

Doors to brighten a room

On August 24, 2016, Posted by , in Interiors, With Comments Off on Doors to brighten a room

Doors can be more than simply a necessary items in your home. They can really add sparkle and interest to any room if care is taken in choosing the right door or updating the existing doors. Read on as I look at all how you can transform your home with…

The ins and outs of backyard rooms

On August 24, 2016, Posted by , in Renovating, With Comments Off on The ins and outs of backyard rooms

With space becoming more and more of a premium, people are looking for ways to squeeze more liveable space out their plot. One great way to do this is to build an outdoor room/cabana/studio that some might call a glorified shed. Adding an outdoor room can have many purposes. Maybe…

Glass doors explained – What types of doors should you choose for your home

On August 15, 2016, Posted by , in Renovating, With Comments Off on Glass doors explained – What types of doors should you choose for your home

Glass doors, who can resist the allure of a beautiful sheet of clean glass? Glass transforms, enriches and lets a house be touch with its surroundings like no other material can. They are the main source of natural light to many buildings and are often real talking points. But which…

Tiles or timber Floors – You decide

On August 15, 2016, Posted by , in Renovating, With Comments Off on Tiles or timber Floors – You decide

Flooring can make or break the look and ambience of a home. Most commonly today the choice invariably comes down to timber or tiles. But which is better? Well it obviously comes down to personal taste but lets weigh up the pros and cons of each. Firstly, timber, who can…

Doors to make your home sing

On August 15, 2016, Posted by , in Renovating, With Comments Off on Doors to make your home sing

The humble door has come of age. Think doors are simply functional items in your home, think again. With a little imagination and creativity, you can really add style and character to any home by updating the door hardware. From recycled doors to state of the art bifold doors, take…

Servery Windows – Make entertaining easy

On August 15, 2016, Posted by , in Interiors, With Comments Off on Servery Windows – Make entertaining easy

Back in the good old days, servery style windows where used primarily to hide away clutter from any guests and for personal cooks and waiters to easily deliver food to formal dining rooms. However, these days servery windows have made big comeback but used in different way. With open plan…

Paint it Black

On August 15, 2016, Posted by , in Interiors, With Comments Off on Paint it Black

The rolling stones were right..maybe. Black is one of those colours that seems to never go out of fashion. However as far as walls go, painting an entire wall black is still a fairly new trend in interior design. I share some of my ideas on what to pair this…