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Kitchen Tour: A Clever Extension Preserves Victorian Proportions

Retaining the back wall of this home while adding a glazed extension made for a light kitchen and brighter living room Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More If you want the light and space of open-plan living, but don’t wish to lose the original separation and proportions of a period home, something has ...

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9 of the Coolest Black and White Bathrooms on Houzz

Choose a monochrome bathing space for timeless style Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Is black and white the perfect colour combination for bathrooms? White is light and modern, while black adds definition, drama and elegance. Take a peek at these monochrome washspaces to find some inspiration for your own home. 2 Add some ...

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Glass tile backsplash ideas to check out for your kitchen

If you’ve ever considered a new backsplash for your master bathroom, kitchen, or powder room, a glass tile backsplash might’ve been your medium of choice. Glass tile backsplash is a great option. Before pulling the trigger, you may think this is a decision that costs a lot of money, and labour, to reverse if you don’t like it.

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Declutter the Bathroom Cabinet Today – 7 Items to Ditch Right Now

Let in the fresh air and declutter your bathroom this spring Professional Organiser in Yorkshire and a member of APDO (Association of Professional… More Whip your washroom back into shape by emptying the contents of any storage drawer or cupboard and assessing, honestly, what to retain. Here are some classic dinosaurs you may unearth from the depths of the unassuming ...

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How to Care for Wooden Kitchen Worktops

Keep your timber work surfaces in top condition with these expert tips for choosing and caring for them Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Planning to install some wooden worktops in your kitchen? Whether you’re going for oak, walnut or another timber, the natural surfaces will add a beautiful warmth to ...

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Planning a Small Garden? Here Are 7 Essential Rules

Gardening experts share the top tips they always follow when designing a compact plot Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More If your garden’s on the small side, you might be wondering where to start when it comes to designing the space. Here, five professional garden designers reveal their best nuggets of ...

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Renovation Diary: How do we Create a Characterful Bathroom?

In this instalment, Clare dreams of the day her ‘undone’ statement bathroom is finished Houzz UK Contributor. Model and journalist turned pastry chef. On a baking hiatus… More ‘Adjusting expectations’ is a skill we’ve had to perfect recently. It’s handy when, for example, after months of amendments and compromises, the plans for your dream home are agreed in principle, but ...

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Farmhouse bathroom: décor, ideas, lighting, and style

You’ve probably heard of a farmhouse kitchen, but have you ever considered a farmhouse bathroom? While farmhouse bathrooms might seem frighteningly rustic in concept, they’re really a cute and fun spin on a modern bathroom. Much like a farmhouse kitchen, a farmhouse bathroom is an eclectic, rustic style of décor.

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8 Container Gardens That Prove You Don’t Need Flowerbeds

Check out these luscious outside spaces to find out how container plants can look gorgeous in your garden Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More If your outside space doesn’t have room for flowerbeds, that doesn’t mean you have to scrimp on blooms and foliage. Take a look at these gardens and ...

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Title: Concrete countertops: Pros and cons for using them

Concrete countertops? Concrete is not the material you think of first when it comes to countertops. However, concrete countertops are becoming more and more popular across the country. More homeowners and home designers are requesting concrete kitchen countertops when they remodel older homes or build new ones. Want an interior design eBook for free? Download it now.

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How to Use Garden Decking to Create a Stylish, Sociable Space

Check out these beautiful decked areas to get some inspiration for your own outdoor space Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Decking is a simple way to make a garden more comfortable and stylish while adding the natural warmth of wood. Gain inspiration this spring from these great design ideas. Pop in a party ...

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