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How to create a warm, welcoming guest bathroom

The guest bathroom should be a pleasant, comfortable space that will impress friends and family. Whether you’re creating a space for a new guest bathroom or remodelling an existing one, the aim should always be to create a welcoming space for overnight company. Well-placed candles and soft towels are all . . .

Which tiles should I pick for my bathroom walls and floor?

Much focus and attention goes on selecting sanitaryware and brassware when refitting the bathroom, but just as influential on the overall look and feel of the space will be the tiles. The wall and floor tiles chosen for the bathroom will set the tone for the entire look and feel . . .

How to refresh your kitchen on a budget

The kitchen is one of the most lived in areas of the home and as spring approaches it’s common to want to give it an update and refresh. If you’ve just moved into a property, the last thing on your mind is likely to be a complete revamp of the . . .

How to create a broken-plan kitchen

Open-plan kitchens are a very popular way of making the most of your downstairs space and certainly meet the needs of modern-day living. Blending practical tasks such as cooking, with dining and socialising, an open-plan space ensures the kitchen really is at the heart of the home. However, there is . . .

Stone worktops

Kitchen extensions – what works best and where to start

Extending your kitchen can pay dividends in terms of value to your property but also your home life. The kitchen is the hub of the home after all, so knocking down walls and extending out to the side or rear garden will extend the space and give you much more . . .

Textured surfaces in Soft White by Ceralsio.

Bathroom trends for 2018

New year new bathroom? If you are planning a re-fit in 2018 take a look at what’s on-trend in the bathroom style stakes. Comfort & relaxation – In 2018 the shift towards bathrooms that are as big on escapism and comfort as they are on practicality and function will continue . . .

The Limestone Textured Porcelain Worktop from Ceralsio fully installed in a kitchen

Tips for compact kitchens & bathrooms

Small kitchens and bathrooms can be big on style and substance, so long as they are well planned, with quality fixtures and fittings that enhance their surroundings. One of the biggest considerations in compact kitchens and bathrooms is light; if the space lacks natural lighting from windows then adding good, . . .

The Oatmeal Porcelain Products in a showering area from Ceralsio

Bathroom planning: where to begin & what to consider

Designing a new bathroom can be a daunting task, but the end results will be more than worth it so it is worth persevering. Today’s bathroom should be as luxurious as it is functional – think of it as an extension of your main living space and as the perfect . . .

Stone worktops

Embrace the rough luxe trend in your kitchen and bathroom

Reconnecting with nature is a key trend in our modern lifestyles, and one that homeowners are increasingly keen to embrace through their own interior design choices. While we may be more accustomed to clean lines and polished, glossy finishes, in the kitchen and bathroom there is a marked shift towards . . .

Porcelain Worktop

Open-plan kitchens: tips for success

Open-plan living is far from a passing fad, it is a trend that has fast become a mainstay in UK homes, catering as it does to our modern way of living. It is a look that is now a lifestyle choice; a multi-functional space in which people can cook, eat, . . .

Textured surfaces in Soft White by Ceralsio.

Bathroom design ideas – creating harmony with textured surfaces

As the bathroom has become a space to retreat to for some time away from today’s hectic lifestyles, so the fixtures and fittings chosen for this space have shifted too. On the rise: textured surfaces.

Kitchen worktop in Soft White by Ceralsio.

How to choose a kitchen worktop

With so many options of kitchen worktops, choosing the right surface for your own home is not always easy.