Welcome The Spring With A New Kitchen Colour Scheme

March 22, 2011 at 6:27 pm

Colour is one of the most important factors in any interior design project. But when it comes to the kitchen, the right colours can completely transform the room into a modern, clean and tranquil environment that even the most reluctant of cooks would be happy to spend time in. And as we’re starting to see the last of winter, now is the perfect time to employ a new colour scheme in your kitchen to fit in with the emporium of colours our spring months bring. One of the most popular kitchen colours is white. It is generally believed that people choose white because it looks ‘clean’. However it has the drawback of tending to look very cold and clinical. Another problem with white kitchens is that although they initially do look very clean, the colour will expose dirt very easily. Often when we cook, the smoke can cause discolouration to [...]

5 Ways to make your bathroom look bigger

March 22, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Any leading bathroom retailer will feature a wide range of luxurious fittings, but how can you make the same effect at home – while keeping costs to a minimum? Modernize, revitalize and enlarge your bathroom by implementing the following tips: Implement pale colours – Firstly, of fundamental importance, is to ensure the colour of the wall is pale. Try magnolia, warm pastel yellow or spring green on the walls, as these colours will give the illusion of a larger area. Use brighter colours for additional decorative features, such as towels. Don’t forget the flooring, as a pale colour on the floor will be receptive to creating a more spacious appearance. If replacing the floor is not a viable option, add a rug or large mat to the bathroom. Done correctly, this could be just as effective, with the bonus of being cost effective and quicker! Use larger tiles – A [...]