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    First Time Renovator: fitting and tiling the bathroom

    Hannah

    It was December, and the bathroom renovation was well and truly underway. We were desperate to have it all finished before Christmas, so our plumber and tiler worked quickly. The planning had been done, the old suite ripped out and a new toilet was now in (thank goodness!). The memories of having only a bucket for a toilet were fading, and I couldn’t wait to see it all come together. The shower tray was next to go in. There would…

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    How to keep that renovation motivation going

    Lindsay

    I know. When things drag on or when there’s a hiccup along the way, keeping that renovation motivation going can be tough. When your project starts, you’re filled with excitement, ideas and can’t wait to get going. Then there’s the seemingly endless research, getting quotes and lead times – not to mention time on site if you’re having major work done. It’s all worth it in the end, I should add. I repeat: it’s all worth it in the end.…

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    5 steps to perfecting your coffee making skills at home

    Stefanie

    Missing your morning barista fix? Or are you now smug in the knowledge of how much money you’re saving by not popping to the coffee kiosk on your way to work in the morning? Yep it mounts up doesn’t it? But WFH life doesn’t mean going without a good coffee. In fact, why not use that extra time in the morning to perfect your coffee making skills? John Lewis said that the sale of espresso makers went up 12% in…

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    Hello March issue!

    Lindsay

    In the March issue of @kbbmagazine, you’ll find many clever tips on making the most of a small kitchen, including inspiration from gorgeous real renovations that prove compact doesn’t mean lacking in style…

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    First Time Renovator: planning the bathroom

    Hannah

    Seeing our old dated bathroom suite being ripped out was definitely a high point of our cottage renovation but having two young children and only one, now unusable, bathroom in the house was definitely not! But more of that later, let’s start at the beginning – planning the bathroom. After the dramas we had encountered during the utility renovation, measurement mishaps and builders going AWOL, we decided to use an online tool to design the bathroom ourselves so we could…

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    Amazing Instagram renovations we’re following this year

    Instagram renovations
    Irina

    What’s your go-to place for design and interiors inspiration (yes, apart from @kbbmagazine and These Three Rooms, of course)? For me it’s definitely social media. I tend to get lost when scrolling through beautiful kitchen, bedroom and bathroom designs and real-life Instagram renovation projects. Please tell me you’re guilty of this too…? There’s an abundance of inspiration and renovation motivation online, so if you are looking for design ideas and top tips from someone who’s done it, here are my…

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    Hello February issue!

    Lindsay

    Welcome the February issue of Kitchens Bedrooms & Bathrooms magazine. Have you watched all those home organisation programmes on TV lately? From Marie Kondo’s show to Get Organised with The Home Edit and re-runs of interior design classics streaming across our favourite platforms, it seems we (or I at least) have gone all out for inspiration on getting our spaces in order. I’ve said it many times, but there’s nothing I like more than having a good old sort out.…

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