Planning

Kartmasters 2013

Kartmasters 2013 straight

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Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the British Grand Prix!! Not Formula 1 at Silverstone but the British Grand Prix of Karting at the PF International Circuit near Newark. Hear young drivers from the age of eight years upwards learn their skills & hone their race craft….

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Dream Kitchens on C4’s Double Your House for Half the Money

Ben & Eloise's Ream Kitchen 4

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Did you see last week’s episode of Channel 4’s Double Your House for Half the Money with property expert Sarah Beeny? If so, you saw how to achieve your dream home in today’s economic climate – by revamping what you’ve got. The show offered top tips for updating your home…

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Colour in the kitchen

Rainbow­ coloured gobstopper seat by designer Stuart Melrose

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Clean and minimalistic have been a kitchen mainstay for a long time now, and the best selling colours for kitchen worktops are still various shades of white. But as technologies and techniques in interior design become more adventurous so do our tastes, and we’re starting to see bolder and brighter colours emerge…

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Sometimes it’s not all about kitchens (Part 2)

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A few weeks ago I wrote about supplying a client with a large dressing room. The design included a concealed laundry shoot that passed down through two floors into the basement utility room. The design choice was a classic cream ‘shaker’ door style with a ‘hammered’ pewter knob…

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The Summer Fete

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So one day back in the great depths of winter, 3 people congregated to discuss the “Summer Staff Gathering”. We came up with a few initial ideas, like the usual meal, murder mystery, it’s a knockout, but when taking into consideration who would be attending the event we found that it suited some but not all. So thinking continued…

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Pauline makes the most of her kitchen space

No shelves – internal drawers, giving better access

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I had a call this week from a very excited customer. Pauline had just had her new kitchen fitted and wanted some advice on internal organisation within her drawers. I was in her area and suggested I pop round to see it myself. Pauline has spent time having training here at Blum UK

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