Finding a Traditional Kitchen Tap

roses in kitchen sink

I’m on the hunt for a new kitchen tap, but of course I want it to be pretty and in a classic traditional style.  Our tap isn’t that old, but it started leaking before I went away and 6 weeks later when I got back was dripping constantly.  Here’s the tap we have now. This […]

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How to Care for Dark Timber Floors

Timber floors

I don’t usually give advice on cleaning, but I’d thought I’d share how I keep on top of my dark timber floors.  Dark stained floorboards are a popular choice of flooring, but they do require regular cleaning to look good.  Watch the video below or read the blog post. Dirty Timber Floors All floors get […]

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Polishing Marble Bench tops – What you Need to Know

Marble benches before re polishing

Do you love marble benches but are wondering whether they are right for you?  Well I have marble kitchen benches that are 5 years old and I’ve just had them re-honed and polished, so let me tell you what you need to know. Marble Bench Tops – Are They Worth It? All the magazines feature kitchens […]

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Secrets to a Clutter Free Kitchen

kitchen clutter

Are you struggling with having a neat and tidy kitchen that’s free of clutter.  Appliances and paperwork can sometimes make their way out onto bench tops and stay there a little while. Here are some basic tips for keeping your kitchen clutter free. Clear out a cupboard This is the first step to decluttering the […]

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A Budget DIY Kitchen Renovation

Are you contemplating a DIY kitchen renovation?  We have recently completed a kitchen renovation of an older house we own.  The house was tired and in need of an update.  Here is our kitchen renovation story and what we learnt along the way. The Kitchen Before This home was built in the 80’s and had a kitchen […]

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How to add Modern Farmhouse Style to your Kitchen

We love the simplicity of the Modern Farmhouse Style.  Today we are looking at how to bring this modern neutral look to your own kitchen. Image: Julie Blanner Furniture/Dining Table Start with a timber farmhouse dining table and vintage industrial stools for your kitchen bench.  The classic farmhouse table will be the center of your […]

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