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Interiors: How to choose the right tiles for your renovation

It’s that time of year for spring cleans, clear-outs and renovations. Choosing new floor tiles or wall tiles for a renovation takes some consideration. A well-tiled surface is built to last and you could be living with your tile choice for a long time, so it isn’t a decision to rush. Careful planning and research is key to completing a home renovation that you’ll love, so it’s important to think about the following factors when choosing tiles for your home…

Where do you want to lay your tiles?

Different tiles are suitable for different purposes. Before you can begin a tiling job, you need a strong vision for where you would like your tiles to go and what effect you want to create. The tiles you’ll choose for a splash-back, border or feature wall, will be very different to those that would suit an all-over project.

And think outside of the box – tiles can be used on floors, walls, splash-backs, fireplace hearths and surrounds, around sinks, for design detail, on kitchen islands, indoors and outdoors…the list is endless – it all comes down to how experimental you are!

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Interiors of Instagram The Big I – A Book Review

The Big I is one of those ideas you wish you had! But you didn’t. Instead, the 2 Rebel Bellas had the idea to create this amazing book; curating some of the most enviable interiors out there on instagram, packing them up into this gorgeous little book and making them accessible to the likes of me (who loves all things interior, but never quite knows where to start and is never quite brave enough to just go for it!)…Continue reading

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Skirting Boards for every room

During our renovation, we totally re-skinned the house and took it back to its shell. As the house had never been modernised, we needed to re-wire, re-plumb, re-plaster…the works! So I was so gutted when I saw the original features like skirting boards and cornices not survive the epic amount of work going on. I love the character that they bring to a property, a bit of depth. Although I like modern design, I’m much more of a character kinda gal when it comes to my home….Continue reading

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