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5 Ways to Renovate Your Kitchen On a Budget

[this is a collaborative post]

Home refurbishments can be very expensive and there are plenty of stories of people spending a lot of money on the “perfect” room. This doesn’t have to be the case though, as shown in my post ‘5 Simple Ways to Renovate Your Bathroom on a Budget’. The kitchen is arguably the most important part of the house, which is why many refer to it as the “heart of the home”. It can also be the most expensive to modernise. But with a few simple adjustments you can completely renovate your kitchen without breaking the bank…Continue reading

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Interiors: Styling tiles with texture and colour

[ad – this post is written in collaboration with Tile Giant, though the content is entirely created by me and reflective on my personal journey with interior design]

Styling tiles…

My passion for interior design has really developed since owning our current home (hopefully a long-term family home for us), which we renovated entirely. Having to think about every single room, from bricks and mortar and sketches on a piece of paper, has been a real challenge and I’ve learnt a lot along the way (and am still learning!)…Continue reading

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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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