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3 Bathroom Renovation Mistakes To Avoid

3 Bathroom Renovation Mistakes To Avoid

Bathroom renovation mistakes will occur when you don’t get the right advice and don’t rely on professional tradespeople. Bathrooms are such a fun and exciting room to design and renovate. There are diverse choices for styles and surfaces from which to choose and it will take your bathroom from zero to hero. However, bathroom renovation mistakes are always lurking in the shadows. Having said that, there are elements of bathroom design that need to be thought through very thoroughly. More specifically, there are certain things you need to avoid doing when designing a bathroom renovation. Bathroom Renovation Mistakes To Avoid…

Open-Concept Bathroom For Master Suite A New Trend

Open-Concept Bathroom For Master Suite A New Trend

An open-concept bathroom is the latest trend hitting master bedroom suites. Not for the faint-hearted, but they are brilliant. Lana Hawkins explains. Washing up in the same room where you sleep used to be found only in low-budget motels and dorm rooms. But, in the last decade, the open-concept bathroom / bedroom design has become a must-feature in every luxury hotel around the world. The open-concept bathroom can be difficult to imagine, especially with our modern-day notions of privacy, so it’s naturally a topic that incites a lot of controversy in the world of interior design. Most designers and customers…

Fixing Bathroom Renovation Traps

Fixing Bathroom Renovation Traps

A bathroom renovation is currently on the agenda for two clients of mine. Both have decided their current bathrooms are dated and bland, so I’m embarking on three bathroom re-designs (yes, one has two bathrooms). The bathroom is one of the most commonly renovated rooms, and for very good reason. Although it is small (and easy to work with) it is also an important room that can be quite complex. A bathroom renovation attracts more different trades than other single room in a house. So you have to be precise. When adding value to your home, a kitchen or bathroom…

Your Ideal Bathroom Is Just A Few Stylish Steps Away

Your Ideal Bathroom Is Just A Few Stylish Steps Away

The ideal bathroom needn’t be out of your reach. From full blown renovations to tile touch-ups and chic accessories, you can create your ideal bathroom with a few simple tips. The bathroom is a place you go every single day. Whether you’re pampering yourself and spending time relaxing, or simply taking care of your basic hygiene needs, it’s important that your bathroom is both practical and enjoyable. When you go somewhere multiple times a day, it only makes sense that you should love it! If you want to create your ideal bathroom it can be just a few stylish steps…

Gold Metallic Design for Opulent Excellence

Gold Metallic Design for Opulent Excellence

Gold metallic design was a standout at Milan Design Week for very good reason. A gold metallic design palette brings drama, moodiness, luxury, and theatrics – the key ingredients being opulent, desired, and classic… all that glitters is most definitely GOLD! Any design hack to turn a cheap apartment in a luxury abode will have elements of gold, albeit gold paint sprayed on an IKEA picture frame. Nonetheless – gold paired with white or black has a luxurious feel. But for these high-end designers, gold is not a hack. It’s an integral and very high-quality component of their unique brands…

Cherie Barber’s Simple Bathroom Kitchen Transformations

Cherie Barber’s Simple Bathroom Kitchen Transformations

Bathroom and kitchen transformations can add significant value to your home if you plan to sell. They can also remove the need to move house if your bathroom kitchen transformations are undertaken expertly. Renovating for Profit’s Cherie Barber is very well-known for her ability to renovate homes with small budgets in mind. Her work in Homes Plus magazine and on The Living Room are beloved by her legion of fans. Why? Because Cherie walks the talk. When she says she’ll undertake DIY bathroom kitchen renovations for a fraction of the ‘usual’ prices, she’s not kidding. Bathroom Kitchen Transformations w/ Cherie…

Add A High-End Luxury Edge To Your Bathroom

Add A High-End Luxury Edge To Your Bathroom

High-end luxury can be added to any room in your home if you know what constitutes a luxe vibe. It all comes down to fake ’til you make it. For example, the bathroom is one of the most utilized rooms in the house; however, it can often be a very basic environment. So, wouldn’t it be lovely to feel like you’re showering, washing your hair, or brushing your teeth in high-end luxury? If you’re feeling the urge to give your bathing space a touch of decadence and character then add high-end luxury with our interior design secrets. High-End Luxury For…

Dream Bathroom Renovation With 10 Modern Ideas

Dream Bathroom Renovation With 10 Modern Ideas

A dream bathroom renovation is one of the top four desires of homeowners according to a recent Houzz survey. It’s also what sells homes. Whether you’ve just bought a new house and are about to renovate or you’re looking at remodeling your current home, one of the most exciting projects is a dream bathroom renovation. As one of the rooms that you’ll always use most, your bathroom should be somewhere in which you feel comfortable and love to be. Not only does a bathroom hold the key to your relaxation, but it can also amp up your pampering regime. If…

Modern Bathroom Fixtures… but not like anything you’ve seen before

Modern Bathroom Fixtures… but not like anything you’ve seen before

Modern bathroom fixtures come and go with most home owners playing it safe by choosing typical chrome tapware. So if you want to be traditional and safe them maybe this feature isn’t for you. However, if you like to push the boundaries of design, and colour, then read on. Black is the new black. It’s the new hottest colour in the bathroom with matte black being particularly popular right now. Technically, black isn’t a colour (neither is white) but for the purposes of modern bathroom fixtures it’s the coolest hot colour around. When styling your home, give it a second…

Want To Make Bath Time More Fun?

Want To Make Bath Time More Fun?

Make bath time more fun with gorgeous fluffy towels, divinely scented candles, a good book, and some bubbles; both in the tub and in the champagne flute, of course. Now that bathrooms have been elevated to places of supreme divinity…for many women anyway…savvy businesses have responded with wonderful accessories to make bath time more fun. Generously sized fluffy towels are one bathroom imperative of which there are plenty of choices. Scented candles are an absolute necessity, especially those encased in glass, ceramic, or decorated tin.

Tips For Choosing the Perfect Bathtub

Tips For Choosing the Perfect Bathtub

Choosing the perfect bathtub can be a lot more challenging than it used to be. Bathrooms have morphed into places of relaxation and rejuvenation with homeowners now seeking bigger or better-designed bathrooms. But there is one element crucial to a relaxing bathroom. Christie Wood, Communications and Design Specialist with Beaumont Tiles, is well versed with choosing the perfect bathtub. Christie says it’s important to undertake some research to ensure your chosen bath fits the purpose and space.

Let’s Talk Bathroom Elegance

Let’s Talk Bathroom Elegance

Bathroom elegance and the design of bathrooms for modern life are popular topics here on Don’t Call Me Penny. Everyone is keen to add value to their home by renovating a bathroom or ensuite. So when the time comes to renovate your old bathroom, you will probably be incredibly excited. If you’ve spent years looking at the same four bathroom walls, the chance to design a whole new space or revamp the existing space will be great fun.

Forgotten Something? Three Rooms That Need An Upgrade

Forgotten Something? Three Rooms That Need An Upgrade

Have you forgotten something? When it comes to home renovations there are the usual suspects; the rooms we plan to upgrade first. But there are three you may easily forget. For starters, the kitchen is the hub of the home. We all want a kitchen that’s brand new and clean in order to motivate us to cook (well, me anyway). Next, we LOVE to upgrade our living rooms. There is so much beautiful furniture and many unique accessories to add to a living room. It’s where we entertain friends, enjoy board games, listen to music, and gather to watch the latest unmissable ‘Game of Thrones’ episode.

Gaudi Submarine Bathroom : A Mosaic Vision

Gaudi Submarine Bathroom : A Mosaic Vision

I came across the Gaudi Submarine Bathroom…and my dreams were shattered. Why? Because I had been thinking about dabbling in some mosaic work. I found an old telephone table at a garage sale and I thought I’d smash up old colourful plates and have a play. THEN I saw THIS! Someone is VERY good at mosaic tiling and they are definitely not playing around.

No Bathroom Windows? No Problem, with This Great Solution

No Bathroom Windows? No Problem, with This Great Solution

Bathroom windows offer ventilation and light. However, when your bathroom has small or non-existent windows, it can offer a difficult design conundrum. Interior Designer Shaynna Blaze transforms Victorian homes on ‘Deadline Design’ which airs on Wednesday at 9.30pm on Foxtel’s Lifestyle until Dec 21st 2016. Shaynna provided a great design solution for a small bathroom with limited natural light. READ MORE by clicking the title.