Tag Archives: Roll top bath
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 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 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 08. Jun, 2011 by Rob Watson.
I was just watching the television the other night, and an advert came on which made me ask myself a question: what do I find therapeutic? Initially, I thought it was a rather large stretch to connect Hawes with such an advert. But maybe I will correct my first impressions. Well, I don’t know about [...]
Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
Here’s an interesting exercise for you if you’re thinking of selling your home… imagine you’re a potential buyer of your own property. If you’d look at the bathroom and think: “Well, that will have to be replaced” then that’s got to be a bad thing. Buyers are likely to find a shabby bathroom more off-putting [...]
Posted on 25. Jan, 2011 by Charlotte Laing.
If you’d been asked back in the ‘90s to predict the style of bathroom we’d all have in 2011 then you’d most likely have imagined something space-age, cold and incredibly high-tech. But a funny thing has happened over the past couple of years. We’ve started hankering after old-fashioned design and pretty vintage interiors – from [...]
Posted on 20. Oct, 2010 by Charlotte Laing.
While a refreshing shower is exactly what you need most mornings, there will always remain something special about the bath. Bathing, in itself, is something of a luxury – a treat for the body and soul in these time-poor times. The bath is the easiest place to escape to when you want a rest from [...]