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DIY Bathroom Vanity Ideas Perfect For Repurposers

A bathroom vanity isn’t exactly a complex piece of furniture so you could safety assume that you might be able to build one yourself. The easiest option would be to repurpose an existing furniture piece or even something completely different, not meant to be used in this way at all. Check out some of our ideas for DIY bathroom vanity ...

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How to Create an Eclectic Bathroom

These bathing spaces trawl the style panoply for looks, influences and touches that can be combined to brilliant effect Houzz UK Contributor. I have been an interiors journalist since 1995, writing several… More The Collins dictionary definition of eclectic is: composed of elements drawn from a variety of sources, styles, etc. It’s a broad idea when applied to interiors, but ...

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11 Ways to Use Green in Your Bathroom

White, grey and taupe are some of the most popular colours for bathrooms. Could this versatile hue be competition? Houzz UK editorial staff. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for… More Depending on the shade you pick, green can be calming, rich and luxurious, or – hello acid lime – invigorating. And it’s a surprisingly perfect colour for the ...

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How to Make Your Garden More Sociable

Take advantage of long, balmy days by entertaining alfresco – these tips will ensure your garden is always inviting Houzz Australia Contributor. Former staffer at Home Beautiful and Country Style…. More Whether you have a cosy courtyard filled with hanging planters or a sprawling jungle, your garden is the perfect place to invite friends when the sun is shining. Try ...

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10 Sizzling Ways to Make a Feature of Your Cooker Splashback

Enhance your kitchen with these creative ways to beautify the wall behind your hob As well as being a Houzz UK and Ireland contributor, I have been involved in creating… More The wall behind your cooker needs to be protective and practical, but that doesn’t mean it can’t look fabulous, too. In fact, a splashback offers the perfect opportunity to ...

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How Much Does it Cost to Fit a New Kitchen?

Read on for expert tips on budgeting for your kitchen renovation and take control of expensive surprises Houzz UK Contributor. LWK Kitchens are a design-led German Kitchen specialist based… More A budget might be one of the first things you think of when it comes to planning for a new kitchen, but have you factored in all those unexpected ‘hidden’ ...

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10 Modern Rustic-style Kitchens on Houzz

Beautiful basics with a homespun feel give these kitchens an air of beautiful simplicity Houzz UK Contributor. Freelance journalist and interiors obsessive, renovating a… More Modern rustic style takes its cue from charming country interiors where wood is the key material. For kitchens, this means tons of texture and a handcrafted feel, but without fiddly detailing or dated finishes. Instead, ...

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5 Covetable Kitchen Extensions That Work the Indoor/Outdoor Trend

Make your garden part of the plan when designing a new rear-aspect layout Houzz UK Contributor. Freelance journalist and interiors obsessive, renovating a… More Architects and interior designers love to bounce around the term ‘indoor/outdoor’ to describe a room that transitions seamlessly from the interior space to a connected outside area. This type of open-plan living can offer a number ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Georgian Townhouse Gets a Modern Rustic Makeover

Rustic timbers teamed with copper and marble give this reconfigured kitchen a warm and welcoming yet modern mood Houzz UK and Ireland Editorial Staff. My background is in creative lifestyle publishing… More What makes a couple change their home refurbishment plans five months in? This kitchen! “We’d started working with the owners of this Georgian townhouse in December 2014,” says ...

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Kitchen Tour: Relaxed Shaker Style with a Clever Under-stairs Larder

A perfectly placed Shaker kitchen that makes brilliant use of the space Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More This elegant kitchen forms part of an open-plan barn conversion and provides a subtle backdrop to an eclectic family home. Jane Denton of Sustainable Kitchens was brought in to construct a functional cooking ...

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How to Share a Small Kitchen With Flatmates or Family

A mini kitchen can be a challenge to share, but with some smart design and considerate planning, small can work beautifully Houzz UK Contributor. I have been an interiors journalist since 1995, writing several… More The kitchen is one of the busiest areas in the house, with a huge functional role to play. When space is short in this crucial ...

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