Averyl Dufour Living Room, 2017-09-25 17:37:30. Pare it back with wood, think about alternatives to traditional living room furniture, such as the three-piece suite. It’s still possible to have a cosy area for relaxing and reading with less space-greedy furnishings. Swap an upholstered armchair for a wooden rocker with cushions; and bookcases for slimline ladder-style shelving. Wash walls and accessorise with subtle colour.
Averyl Dufour Living Room, 2017-09-25 17:36:28. Transform empty space into a gallery, if wall space is tight in your living room, make your artistic statement in an unexpected place. Fix two hanging mounts onto your door – one at the top and one at the bottom – to stop the the picture moving when the door opens.
Averyl Dufour Living Room, 2017-09-24 08:38:49. This alcove makes a great reading spot, as it’s next to the fire for warmth and the window for light. A round rattan chair and metallic floor lamp make stylish additions to the dark blue paint. The owners wrapped an existing shelf in marble-look vinyl to get the look at a fraction of the price of the real thing. A white-gloss storage unit houses the router, DVD player and so on, to keep unsightly wires and boxes out of the way, while providing a handy shelf to display prettier bits and pieces.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-09-19 03:02:02. 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 Kitchen, 2017-09-19 03:01:53. Top priorities for the couple were an island that would include a breakfast bar, plus a larder. ‘We also wanted a formal dining space,’ they say. However, in the cramped galley kitchen they had, the owner’s wish list just wasn’t going to happen, so they decided to knock down the lean-to and make way for an extension.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-09-19 19:40:16. Use lemons for limescale, to get rid of limescale in your kettle, simply fill it with water and lots of lemon juice. Let it soak for an hour, boil the kettle, empty and rinse, and don’t forget the bins, bins can harbour odours long after you’ve changed the bag. To avoid this, wash and dry the bin, and sprinkle a few spoonfuls of baking powder in the bottom. It really works.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-09-19 03:01:44. 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, 2017-09-19 03:02:13. o help them plan the new space, the pair found a local kitchen company. ‘Despite all the changes. our existing range cooker stayed in its original position, which really helped to save time and money,’ they say. ‘And to keep the look traditional, the builder lowered the chimney to conceal the cooker hood and ducting. It looks great, yet we have all the benefit of a modern kitchen.
Averyl Dufour Bathroom, 2017-09-19 19:41:54. Turn a problem into a feature: Use every inch of an attic space by building a bath into the eaves. If you have an awkwardly shaped ceiling – like this loft bathroom – turn it into a decorative feature. Paint the ceiling white to contrast with the statement wallpaper behind. It’s a great way to add character in a confined space.
Averyl Dufour Living Room, 2017-09-19 19:42:01. Fake it with faux flowers, enjoy your favourite flowers all year round. Buy good quality artificial flowers and display in a large stylish glass vase as you would fresh flowers, trimming and tweaking until you’re happy. Pick out the petal tones with similar coloured accessories.
Averyl Dufour Living Room, 2017-09-19 03:04:48. District the eye with characterful furnishings, while banishing clutter might help a smaller living room feel more open, if you’re a fan of the cosy, lived-in look such a pared back scheme will do little for you. But small doesn’t have to mean bare and characterless. Try the classic combination of dark leather armchair and traditional fireplace – there’s nothing like it for creating a warm, cosy environment. Add much-loved items and accessories – in an interesting, character-filled scheme, no one will be thinking about how small the room is.
Averyl Dufour Kitchen, 2017-09-19 03:01:20. The couple also reused their old dining chairs, as they still fit in perfectly and add a fantastic hit of colour. Along the wall runs a handy storage unit that doubles as a side table. Above, cool cube shelving keeps favourite reads out of younger hands, while lending an artistic feel to the space. Geometric tiles have been used on both splashbacks, behind the sink and oven. ‘These tiles feature our favourite things – colour and mid-century style,’ say the owners.
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