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Room Tour: A Small Victorian House Gains an Unusual Extension

Extraordinary glazing, cool cladding and a 3m-high door make this modern dining-space extension stand out from the crowd Houzz Contributor. I’ve been writing for interiors magazines for over 10 years and… More Built in simpler times as humble workers’ cottages, the dinky half houses that line this street have all been adapted in some way or other. Extending up and ...

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How to Accessorise a Kitchen With Style

Why should kitchens miss out? Give yours personality with a decorative display I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines and websites…. More If much of your home life involves hanging out in the kitchen, it needs to cut the decorative mustard. After all, a room that’s all function is no pleasure to spend time in. That’s where ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Contemporary Kitchen for a Georgian Home

Low-slung cabinets echo the simple lines of freestanding furniture in this unique space Houzz UK contributor. Freelance interiors journalist with over 20 years’ experience… More Creating a space that didn’t look like a conventional ‘fitted kitchen’ was top of the wish list for the owners of this Georgian town house. They wanted the room to look like it was comprised ...

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Are These the Best Kitchen Storage Ideas on Houzz?

These clever inspirations will certainly keep your cookspace in order Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Smart storage is the holy grail of kitchen design: the thing that can make cooking pleasurable, stops cupboards turning into museums full of out-of-date tins of beans and exotic chutney jars, and ensures you never lose the lids ...

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Room Tour: A 1930s House Gets a Spacious, Sensitive Extension

Part of a substantial extension, this airy kitchen-diner complements the original house yet also feels modern and bright Houzz Contributor. I’ve been writing for interiors magazines for over 10 years and… More This roomy extension was designed with great sympathy to the original building, since the between-the-wars house is in a conservation area. But it also had to be designed ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Neutral Kitchen With Shaker-style Cabinets

This bright, elegant space in Rutland offers timeless style that combines simple neutral shades with warm wood touches Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More “Classic country style – but not too twee,” is how Jo Ashwin of Hill Farm Furniture describes this updated family kitchen in Rutland in the East Midlands. Featuring handcrafted Shaker-style ...

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10 Best Patterns For Kitchen Curtains

Window treatments can be finicky things. Finding the right pattern in the right fabric, not to mention the right size. With so many elements involved, kitchen windows often get stuck with a meager set of blinds or the discarded floral curtain. When there is so much else happening in the kitchen, no one will notice, right? Wrong. Kitchen curtains will ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Traditional Design in Calming, Neutral Hues

This bright, elegant space in Rutland offers timeless style that combines simple neutral shades with warm wood touches Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More “Classic country style – but not too twee,” is how Jo Ashwin of Hill Farm Furniture describes this updated family kitchen in Rutland in the East Midlands. Featuring handcrafted Shaker-style ...

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How to Choose the Right Tile Layout

Brick, stacked, mosaic and more — get to know the most popular tile layouts and see which one is best for your room Houzz Contributor. One of Canada’s premier names in design, Yanic Simard is a true… More Whether you’re splurging on a rare natural stone or standing by classic porcelain, choosing a tile type is only part of the ...

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Summer Kitchen Design Ideas (50 Pictures)

An outdoor kitchen can be a great addition to your home. These summer kitchens offer an opportunity to try out new and fun design ideas. The best outdoor kitchens are fully functional but also very original. They have a practical and functional layout, while also being showcases for innovative outdoor kitchen designs.

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10 Ideas for Covetable Neutral Kitchens

Ditch dull décor without waving goodbye to muted colour and smart design Houzz UK Contributor. Freelance journalist and interiors obsessive, renovating a… More Designing a neutral-coloured kitchen shouldn’t mean you’re left with a room that has about as much personality as a potato. What it does entail is extra time spent choosing interesting textures, fine finishes and creative techniques that ...

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The Tricks to Using Your Under-sink Area for Kitchen Storage

From materials to measurements, our expert tells you how to turn awkward under-sink areas into useful storage spaces Houzz Australia Contributor. Founder and director of Tansel Stainless Steel Wireware,… More Under-sink storage is by far one of the trickiest areas when it comes to usable kitchen space. Overcoming all the obstructions can leave you with very odd, and at times ...

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