Colours

Looks Fabulous, Tastes Wonderful

The Food Gays Stinging Nettle, Hemp Seed and Basil Pesto

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I’m a big Instagram fan, and follow some interesting chefs, cooks and foodies through their Instagram pics. One of my favourites is Jamie Oliver, particularly his team pictures and amusing comments, but if you’re all Olivered-out, and want some new inspiration, take a look at these Instagrammers…

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A touch of sunshine & double dishes

Rhombus ceiling or wall tiles

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Thank goodness for the wonderful sunny weather we’re enjoying at the moment, although the excess of sunshine does mean that the kitchen is once again looking rather grubby in certain areas, so we have embarked on a super-clean up… lots of cooking does mean that surfaces can quickly end up looking a bit grimy. Thanks […]

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Floor Show – The Latest Trends Underfoot…

5) Floors of Stone

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There’s no question that kitchen flooring needs to be practical and hardwearing but there’s no reason why it can’t be eye-catching, attractive and bang on trend, too. Sometimes, the surface we choose to fit beneath our feet becomes an afterthought in kitchen design yet it can be one of the more costly elements of a scheme so it pays to do your research and choose a material, colour, finish and texture that you’ll love for years to come. Here are some of my favourite new designs…

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Surface Design Show 10-12th Feb 2015

Corian at the Surface Design Show 1

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Once the new year begins, it brings with it a renewed interest and excitement in all things kitchens and design, so I’ll be making a beeline to London’s Business Design Centre in February for the Surface Design Show, the only event in the UK that focuses solely on interior and exterior surfaces. It’s a great place to see…

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Copper is the key trend

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Metallics were big news in interiors last year but the trend never quite made it into the kitchen. Bedrooms, bathrooms and even living rooms were adorned with silver and gold – from toothbrush tumblers to dressing tables – but this season it’s the turn of copper…

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Choose your colour carefully…

SieMatic’s S3 kitchen

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Adding a splash of colour to your home is a great way to personalise your pad and as more of us continue to improve rather than move, it’s a trend that’s definitely on the up. Kitchens of course, offer infinite opportunities for making a statement…

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