Templates by BIGtheme NET

Garden Tour: A City Garden is Transformed By Trellis

Trellis was all that was needed to give this outdoor space year-round charm and privacy Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Many of us have a bit of trellis in our garden. You might have a section nailed to the top of a fence to add height, or arranged horizontally across a wall for ...

Read More »

10 Ideas For Tiling Your Bathroom Floor

With endless tile styles around, we’ve edited down some of the best suited to bathroom floors Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Deciding on the right tile for your bathroom floor can be a big decision. The design, material and shape you choose will make a big difference to the look and feel of ...

Read More »

9 Times Velvet Transformed a Bed

Not only will it upgrade your bed – it will also bring a welcome touch of luxury to your sleep space Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Upholstered beds and headboards are finding their way into many of our bedrooms right now, and the most luxurious of them all are the ...

Read More »

10 Clever Ways to Fit a Wardrobe into a Small Bedroom

Follow these tips on how to find extra storage space in and around your bijou boudoir Houzz Contributors, interior designers and founders of Owl Design, which works primarily… More In a compact bedroom, it’s essential to make the most of the space available, even when it seems challenging. From building cupboards up high to utilising eaves down low, here are ...

Read More »

Stylish External Windows That Aren’t Painted White

Newsflash! Window frames really don’t have to be painted white all of the time Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Yes, white is the standard for window frames, but another colour may be more practical, more stylish, more fun or simply fit in more with the period of your home. Darker tones also show ...

Read More »

Kitchen Tour: A Contemporary Shaker Kitchen for a Family Home

Take a tour of this light and airy family kitchen complete with a large central island and hidden TV I am an editor, journalist, web and copywriter. I was Editor of the hugely successful… More Opening up the original dark and old-fashioned kitchen to create a bright, family-sized kitchen-diner that looks over the beautiful walled garden was the top priority ...

Read More »

11 Times Windowless Bathrooms Have Worked

With clever planning and creative styling you can shine a light on washrooms without a window Houzz Contributor with over 15 years as an interiors writer, stylist and content… More When conjuring up thoughts of a windowless bathroom – especially common in new-build flats – what springs to mind? Dark, dingy, unwelcoming…? Banish those images! There’s a whole host of ...

Read More »

12 Design and Space Hacks for Your Hallway

Let your small hall reach its full style potential with these clever ideas that will also help it feel spacious Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance sub-editor with more than 15 years’ experience… More It’s the space everyone sees first so you want to make a good impression, but it’s also usually tight and titchy. So how do you ...

Read More »

Some of the Best Plants to Add Colour to the Garden in Autumn

A few favourite early autumn plants that will bring beautiful hues to your outdoor space Houzz UK contributor and award-winning landscape and garden designer. Claudia de… More Despite the shortening days, the month of October can bring a richness of colour to the garden thanks to the many late-flowering bulbs, perennials, grasses and foliage. Added to this are the fruits ...

Read More »

Kitchen Tour: A Victorian Semi With a Kitchen Full of Character

A family renovate their period home and create a cookspace that mixes old and new perfectly Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More When the owners of this Victorian semi bought it, the house was, in fact, two separate flats. The plan was to turn the property back into a single family ...

Read More »

Statement Curtains to Upgrade Any Room

To use curtains or not to use curtains? This has been a constant question for many of us throughout the years of decorating and redecorating our home. Using the correct pattern and fabric can make all the difference in the way a room is displaced. Curtains have the ability to completely change the aesthetics of a room by simply switching ...

Read More »

10 Gorgeous Ways to Light Your Bathroom Vanity Mirror

Brighten up your bathroom sink with one of these illuminating ideas Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More From wall sconces to pendants, there are many ways you can light up your vanity mirror. Whichever route you choose, always use a qualified electrician to ensure your fittings comply with regulations. And if ...

Read More »