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Spacious Bathroom Ideas for Your Next Renovation

Spacious Bathroom Ideas for Your Next Renovation

Spacious bathroom ideas will give you ways in which to create more space in your bathroom, or give the impression of more space. if you’re renovating, then a spacious bathroom may be on you wish list. One of the biggest problems with many bathrooms is that they cramped and small. In new and renovated homes, spacious bathroom ideas sell homes and enhance lifestyle. As utilitarian as they are, bathrooms rarely tend to get the kind of space that bedrooms and others do. However, there are plenty of little and large ways to help you make your bathroom feel much more…

Are You Ready for A Bathroom Makeover?

Are You Ready for A Bathroom Makeover?

Now is a great time to think about a bathroom makeover. Why? Because the warmer weather makes it easier for trades to renovate a wet area. And, typically, a bathroom makeover uses more individual trades than any other room in the house. Bathrooms are one of the most used spaces in your home. Over time, all the water, steam, and soap scum can deteriorate your bathroom leaving it looking pretty ordinary. And when water and damp get into the walls, then it’s definitely time for a bathroom makeover. Modern bathrooms are now places of calm and tranquility. They are spaces…

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…

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…

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.

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.

Luxury Bathroom Decor with Black + Gold Mood Boards

Luxury Bathroom Decor with Black + Gold Mood Boards

Luxury bathroom decor can include luxe items from white marble and solid gold taps to 150 million year old quartz and diamond encrusted shower heads. However, for us mere mortals a more accessible form of luxury bathroom decor has been released by Maison Valentina. Creating a mood board is the perfect way to build a picture of the room you desire.

New Amazing Bathtubs You’ll LOVE To Soak In

New Amazing Bathtubs You’ll LOVE To Soak In

Amazing bathtubs are the hero piece of any bathroom. Paco Jaanson and Maison Valentina both have launched stunning new amazing bathtubs that will NOT be ignored! Maison Valentina has the Queen of amazing bathtubs, and other totally rad furniture, so I was stunned when I saw the Newton White Bathtub. As Mason Valentina says, bubble bathing never felt so good. If you don’t feel like popping a bottle of champagne and having a wonderous soak then check your pulse. OK, yes it’s not for every decor but it is very special.The white lacquer brass spheres and gold plated bubbles will…

Bathroom Winter Warmers : How To Keep Snuggly.

Bathroom Winter Warmers : How To Keep Snuggly.

When winter strikes we know all about it. Suddenly, getting out of bed isn’t such a pleasant idea which is why we need bathroom winter warmers to entice us. Now is the perfect time to prepare your home for winter, turning your bathroom into a toasty retreat with some great bathroom winter warmers tips. Hard surfaces such as tile, stone and ceramic seem a chic idea when designing a bathroom, but they can make it the coldest room in the house when winter hits. Brrrrrr. So imagine stepping out of the shower or bath and being cocooned by warmth during…