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Kitchen work in progress 2

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My brother is in the process of having an extension and new kitchen, now as we all know, this causes a major disruption in anyone’s life whilst underway. In this case the stress and disruption is doubled due to the fact that my nephew Jensen is Autistic. This has got me thinking…

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The Myths about LED’s uncovered

In a traditional setting opt for Sensio's HD LED Flexible Strip Lighting in warm white

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When it comes to the kitchen, halogen lighting is becoming sparse as LED’s are seeing a rise in popularity and are undoubtedly the lighting solution of the future. Let’s uncover some of the unfounded myths surrounding LED lighting. Is LED lighting always blue?

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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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