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Posted on 11. Nov, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
As I do so often, I was browsing the internet today, searching for inspirational bathroom design ideas. I stumbled upon this article on hometohome.co.uk about traditional white bathrooms, and it reminded me that some of the very best bathrooms are incredibly simple, with a white suite and light walls and window dressings. Whether you want [...]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
If you’re planning on investing in a gorgeous bath – either free-standing or built-in – then think about where you can position it and things you can do to highlight it so it’s the centre of attention in your bathroom. The starting point is choosing a bath with wow-factor. Choose a gorgeous free-standing bath – [...]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
If you’re thinking about adding colour to your bathroom, a little knowledge can take you a long way. The interiors experts know the colour secrets, but we can let you in on them so you’ll be able to achieve a result that’s just as professional looking yourself. So, going right back to the beginning, you [...]
Posted on 29. Aug, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
Most of us lead busy lives these days, and we need our homes to be places we can escape to – somewhere that’s all ours. But what makes a house a home? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately as I’ve just moved in to a new property and am struggling to make it [...]
Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
When it comes to bathrooms, of course you have to think about the practicalities, and you want the place to be clean, fresh and welcoming for guests. But what about the wow-factor? What’s the ultimate dream bathroom that would leave you lost for words. For some of us, a girlie bathroom, with luxury fittings, pinks [...]
Posted on 02. Aug, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
There’s nothing quite like a good shower. But what a good shower actually is, well that’s something that’s up for debate. Most of us want our showers to be powerful, piping hot (or at least nice and warm when you wake up in the mornings. But do you want your shower over your bath or [...]
Posted on 25. Jul, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
If you’re constantly wishing that your home looked more like the ones in the glossy interiors magazines, then it could be simpler than you think to achieve. Interior designers have ‘tricks of the trade’ that can make any room look better – including the bathroom. I’ve been trawling the internet to find all the advice [...]
Posted on 19. Jul, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
Obviously nobody wants a dated bathroom, but hints of the retro or vintage styling can actually help you create a bathroom that’s thoroughly modern, as well as being quirky and unique. It’s always nice to fill your home with pieces that evoke memories, and the bathroom is no exception – you can buy a bathroom [...]
Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
I’m on the hunt for a new property at the moment and it’s got me thinking about what makes a property stand out to buyers. I like to think I’m somebody who can see past cosmetic flaws and see the potential in a house or flat, but increasingly I think that it’s actually very hard [...]
Posted on 15. Jun, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
The beach-themed bathroom is a tried and tested classic. Whether you live near the coast yourself or not, this is your chance to bring a little seaside living into your home. The most traditional take on the look is a colour scheme of sand and pale blue with lots of natural materials and perhaps a [...]
Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
When it comes to bathrooms, small can definitely still be beautiful, but a few bright ideas can help. My own bathroom is really small, so I’ve had to employ a few of these tricks myself, and I’ve been trawling the web for other good ideas. I hope this helps you to make the most of [...]