Monthly Archives: March 2017

  • Budget-Friendly Bathroom Upgrades

    A lot of people seldom bother changing up their bathrooms - after all, they claim, it's hardly the first thing that visitors will notice. And besides, it's just the bathroom – it's completely forgivable for the bathroom to be out of style. But the truth is, the bathroom is supposed to be your sanctuary. It's supposed to be that area of your home where you can fully, completely relax. So yes, even the bathroom deserves a little character and style.

    After all, let's face it - it can be hard to relax in a bathroom surrounded by bland white tiles, cluttered plastic bottles, and monochromatic accessories.

    So, if you've finally decide to give your bathroom a much overdue upgrade, here are some tips for you to do exactly that - while of course making sure that you stay within budget.


    Get a wooden bath mat

    The bathroom is your ultimate place of relaxation. It is then important to make sure that your bathroom has elements that can help you unwind and relax. Adding a wooden bath mat is a simple but guaranteed way to help you achieve that Zen-like feel for your bathroom.

    And, the best thing about a wooden bath mat is that it can cope with water better, and it's much, much easier to clean!

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  • Our Favourite Front Doors Through the Ages

    Here at we’re sure it won’t surprise you in the slightest to discover we’ve got a bit of a thing about doors – and especially traditional period doors. We loved the craftsmanship that went in to the old Victorian, Edwardian and Queen Anne doors. We’re also fond of all the stained glass and elaborate art work that went into Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts influenced doors at the turn of the 20th century. We suspect the very fact you’re reading this blog in the first place means that you too share our interest.

    In this article we’ll touch on the history of the front door from its beginnings as far back as ancient Egypt - the pyramids had a piece of wood leaning over their main entrance way in order to bar intruders - to the sliding doors of the Romans and then we’ll go on to explore the subject a bit more in depth up until the current day where most doors, you’ll find, are a combination of wood and glass.


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