Averyl Dufour Bathroom, 2017-09-25 17:35:55. Factor in a slipper bath: If you can’t squeeze a standard roll-top bath into the bathroom, consider a shapely slipper bath – many come in short versions and they’ll let you rest your back in style.
Averyl Dufour Bathroom, 2017-09-25 17:36:19. Work in wall-hung units: Floating fittings visually max the space, as more of the floor can be seen, and make cleaning a breeze. You can always use the area underneath to store toiletries in pretty wicker baskets. A palette of off-whites and tonal greys will make your bathroom feel large and airy, while wall integrated taps keep the look minimal and well-finished.
Averyl Dufour Bathroom, 2017-09-25 17:37:52. Consider adding a skylight, if possible, to open up your bathroom and create a light and airy space. White furnishings will help to bounce light around the room, meaning you can inject personality with a few interesting accessories. Lighting is key. Include task lighting next to mirrors and dimmable options in alcoves or behind a bath to create drama and mood. Make sure all light fittings have the correct IP rating for safe use in wet areas.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-06-18 21:10:16. After hiring an architect, the pair made a start on the renovations. The biggest challenge was how to reconfigure the middle of the house. ‘The wall between the front living room and the dining room had been removed by the previous owners, so we reinstated it to create a “grown-up” lounge,’ say the couple. ‘We then allocated the darkest space for a downstairs cloakroom and storage.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-06-26 05:14:25. Own the night, go for the unexpected in your kitchen by choosing a dramatic midnight blue shade for your walls. Kitchens are often light and bright, so this is definitely a kitchen colour scheme that will stand out. The brass panel on the island lends this space the feel of a decadent cocktail bar – perfect for whiling away a few hours with friends.
Averyl Dufour Office, 2017-06-20 21:10:29. Nature themed home office, when you’ve only the smallest space to work in, choose your furniture on a scale to match. This bijou desk in pastel pink is petite but practical. Bumblebee wallpaper sets the bug’s life theme, joined by butterflies on the wall art and letter holder. A troop of beetles marching across the cushion and lampshade complete the scheme in quirky country style.
Averyl Dufour Bathroom, 2017-06-17 21:10:23. Use the same tiles on the floor and walls: A clever trick to making a small bathroom look bigger is to use the same tiles on the walls and the floor. Not only does the natural stone in this family bathroom add a spa-style touch, but the continuous run of tiles creates a spacious feel, along with the wall-hung fixtures that save on floor area. If natural stone feels too neutral, you can easily pep it up with strong colour pops with your towels, storage and accessories – an on-budget way to add personality to your bathroom.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-06-30 21:10:01. In terms of decor, the couple chose simple Shaker-style units in an easy-going grey, to keep the look light and fresh. And the owners now have the island they had always wanted. ‘We didn’t hold back on size,’ they say. ‘The island is big enough to have our fridge, freezer and dishwasher built in, plus a cupboard for the recycling, so it’s a multifunctional cook’s zone.’ To the right is a counter-top cupboard that holds everything the family need for speedy breakfasts in the morning.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-06-21 21:10:35. Leave the dishes… to the dishwasher, cooking can be therapeutic, but it’s not so much fun facing all those dirty dishes and pans after the meal. This is where dishwashers come into their own, but in a small kitchen you may not think there’s room to fit one. Beko has tackled this problem and introduced slick slimline models. The cutlery basket is removable and the plate supports and cup racks are foldable, so you can change the layout to suit your needs. And what’s more, all of Beko’s built-in dishwashers can tackle a full load in just 30 minutes.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-06-24 05:14:20. Streamline with handleless units, go for a super-sleek scheme with impressive navy units in a handleless design. The white island and floor tiles are not to be overlooked, though, as they help the colour to ‘pop’, creating the maximum possible impact. Floor-to-ceiling units are the key here, as it means the colour on the walls is uninterrupted, which helps to give the clean look that is vital to this scheme.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-06-16 21:11:02. Choose vibrant orange, give your kitchen instant wow factor with vibrant pops of colour on the splashback and island. The island here has been cleverly designed not to be overly imposing, with its colour hidden on a panel below the counter, rather than all over the unit. The sculptural design of the stainless-steel extractor fan gives a contemporary edge.
Averyl Dufour Bedroom, 2017-06-28 05:14:31. Roll with pattern, try an alternative to expensive decorative wallpaper. Paint a wall lavender for a pretty backdrop. Take a decorative roller with a raised leaf or floral pattern, roll in a contrasting paint shade and apply the pattern up and down the wall. Don’t worry about being exact – any imperfections will add to the hand-rolled charm. Fit long-lasting tongue-and-groove for a practical shelf that oozes country style.
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