I think this might be my dream kitchen. It features The Kitchen Collection HD Laurel Hex Multi Porcelain Tiles from British ceramic Tile So in my last post I told you guys all about my planned bathroom makeover which is due to start in just under two weeks…I’m so freakin’ excited I might just explode! But today
Dreaming of a new kitchen is something I spend so much time doing. I hate my kitchen with a passion and doing it up is one of my top priorities this year. Whether or not we can afford to do that is another question. So until the time comes when we can, I shall be
When you have a really ugly kitchen that you can’t afford to replace I think it’s pretty standard to start looking around at all the lovely kitchen accessories that you could potentially try to spruce it up with. My constant dreams of a new kitchen have me drifting back and forth between thinking there is
Ruth moved into her new home as a first time buyer a little under a year ago. And as many of you will no doubt realise this is a big deal in today’s housing market where young people are increasingly being priced out of the market altogether. However, being able to get on the ladder
A little while ago I published a post looking at tips and tricks for designing a small bathroom. This post was inspired by my overwhelming desire to redesign my own small bathroom which is so far from my dream bathroom it’s untrue. I have an equally strong yearning to redesign my small kitchen, which desperately
One of the things I find about being an interiors blogger is that most people tend to assume that I am an interior designer. I guess that is because most of the top interiors bloggers are interior designers or stylists. Well I’m neither. I am a writer who happens to write about interior design because
Ever since we moved into our flat back in October I have been dreaming of a new kitchen. The one we have is pretty much as far from my idea of my perfect kitchen as you can get. I don’t really like the cabinets, the paint, the tiling, or the layout for that matter and
Now who doesn’t love IKEA? I know I do and following recent news that a new store has now been approved for Exeter I couldn’t be more excited. But I was really interested to hear about the new kitchen that the Scandinavian retail giant has launched this month. The METOD kitchen from IKEA replaces the existing FAKTUM
As many of you will already know I have been a big fan of IKEA since my student days when the Swedish giant provided the only affordable way to kit out my home with style. Since my student days I have continued to enjoy the offerings of Ikea and marvel at the clever and extremely
So last week I posted my top picks from imm cologne and this week I would really like to share my top picks from LivingKitchen. Having premièred in 2011, the international kitchen event in Cologne opened for the second time last month and once again exceeded all expectations as key national and international players of the kitchen
You may remember the last post I wrote about Miele following BlogTourNYC when we had the opportunity to visit the Miele showroom at the D&D building? It was a fantastic event that was laid on for us and we were treated to some absolutely delicious food cooked up by Miele Table Artist, and rising chef Adam
If you don’t know already that I was recently in Cologne for BlogourCGN….where have you been? Just kidding! It was the most amazing trip and I learnt so much out there and made so many new blogger friends. But one of the other things that I like most about BlogTour is getting to know the
I attended IMM Cologne 2013 as part of BlogTour by Modenus and these are some of my favourite finds from the show.
This small kitchen design from German manufacturer Miniki is perfect for homes where space-saving designs are required.
Designing for an ageing population & integrating the principles of inclusive & universal design into our home design projects is paramount
It’s Friday so I’m pretty sure you won’t need much cheering up, but just in case you need your day brightening a little I thought I would share these gloriously colourful designs from Jonathan Adler. Working in collaboration with kitchen and bath industry leader, Kohler Co. Adler has created the Kohler Colours Collection, which is available
As many of you will know, I have been counting down the weeks to BlogtourNYC for some time now. But the wait is finally over and I am now in New York with a fabulous group of interiors and design bloggers. It is because of those companies that are sponsoring BlogTourNYC that this trip is possible
Today I am treating you to another post in my BlogTourNYC series introducing you to the sponsors that have made the trip possible. Scholtès is an Italian appliance brand renowned for its excellent design credentials, technological innovation and its professionalism. It is currently sold in Denmark, France, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. Whilst Scholtès is quite
Next up in the new series to introduce the fantastic brands that are sponsoring BlogTourNYC is BLANCO, the German innovator of finely crafted sinks and taps. I wanted to get the low-down on BLANCO and find out a little more about the story behind this great company. Luckily for me, and for you guys, Marketing Communications
Having lived in many small apartments and flats in my time, I know all too well how hard it can be to keep small dwellings tidy and free from clutter. In 2003, I was living in a tiny little chambre de bonne in Rue De Lille in Paris’ elegant 7th Arrondissement. Situated just a stones
Kitchen’s don’t come much cooler than this! The Playground collection was designed by Roberto and Ludovica Palomba for Italian kitchen brand Elmar Cucine. Presented for the first time at Milan Design Week this year, Playground is a modular kitchen, which allows planning freedom and customisation for domestic spaces, whilst at the same time bringing a
I just spotted this gorgeous tap by Brizo over on Trendir and I couldn’t resist sharing it. Not only does it look ridiculously sleek and sophisticated but check out the gorgeous little vase addition. How cute is that?
Thomas Linssen is the young designer behind Studio Thol, a Dutch design studio based in Amsterdam. Linssen set up his studio in 2007 after graduating from The Design Academy Eindhoven and now creates interesting works inspired by the evolution of the natural world. One of his most unusual designs is a kitchen island made from
For sea lovers looking to bring a nautical theme into the kitchen, the new Marecucina kitchen concept from Alno may be just what you have been looking for. With nautical shapes, colours and materials, Marecucina brings the freedom of the open sea right into the kitchen. With this innovative design Alno replicates the passion for