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Painting over bathroom tiles

Painting over bathroom tiles

Can you paint over tiles? Yes, it is possible to paint over ceramic tile walls in a bathroom, however, you will mislay a few of the intriguing features of ceramic tile because the grout traces will be the identical shade as the ceramic tile. Additionally, you will have better chance in case you prevent painting tile which gets plenty of water or wear, for example: Tile floor. Ceramic tile bathtub or shower area . Tile vanity countertop. There are actually…

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Mixing metals in home decor

Mixing metals in home decor

You could be regarded bold for combining metal things as part of your home decorating, although with correct layering and near focus on detail, metals lend a rich, contemporary feel to a room. Match and mix materials in your home for a strong and sharp designing style and then for the most effective result, take an \”anything goes\” approach toward metallic variety. Kitchen Combining metal in your kitchen will keep the area exciting. Contrast white-colored cupboards together with darker bronze…

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Hammam style tiles

Hammam style tiles

This east European style of tiles indicates and symbolizes beauty at its maximun level. The line Jewels among others that many of us handle are classified as the excellent porcelain tile for these type of projects. Where you transform your home or appartment into a fantasy high-class area.      

Bath with storage

Bath with storage

Keep your bathing essentials within easy reach while you luxuriate in the tub with the latest designs that incorporate storage. The ‘Aquarius’ by Italian brand Planit has an integrated alcove at the end of the bath, which is formed out of a seamless piece of Corian. Alternatively, try Porcelanosa’s ‘Aro’ bathtub by José Manuel Ferrero for a more ergonomic option. Inspired by the deep, concave shape of porcelain bowls used in Japanese tea ceremonies, the bath is encircled by a…

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Electric blue bathroom

Electric blue bathroom

Fashion designer Matthew Williamson’s ‘Eden’ wallpaper collection for Osborne & Little is shown off to magnificent advantage in the new bridal suite at Aynhoe Park, a 17th-century Palladian mansion in Oxfordshire. In the bedroom, Williamson has used a bold gold-and-turquoise ‘Sunbird’ pattern, while the bathroom features the electric-blue ‘Peacock’ design. ‘It’s a little unexpected for a bathroom but it’s made me reconsider my own all-white scheme! I wanted this space to feel magical and be somewhere that you would remember…

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Small wet room

Small wet room

Create a spa-worthy power shower in even the smallest bathroom. Here we explain how. A great way to maximise space in a small shower area is to install a wet room separated by glass screens, or just a tiled floor and wall rather than a shower cubicle. In terms of wet room flooring, there are two main options. First, you could use a Dukkaboard ready-made shower tray. Fit it directly to an in-filled joist, timber floor or concrete screed floor, then tank…

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Eastern bathroom style

Eastern bathroom style

Follow these top tips to create a truly holistic bathroom, inspired by Eastern bathing rituals. Objects that are not needed for bathing should be kept separate. So, for example, your toilet should, ideally, not be placed near your bath or shower. Maximise space, even if your room size is limited, by revealing as much floor as possible with wall-mounted basins and toilets. Wet rooms and walk-in shower enclosures can also improve the flow of your room. The perfect wet room…

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Hammam style bathroom

Hammam style bathroom

With ornate patterns, mixed materials and embellished surfaces, the decadent style of the riads and hammams of Morocco and North Africa’s five-star resorts adds to the sense of escapism when you travel to the region. Meticulously painted tiles meet hand-crafted wood, woven linens and metallic details. Texture is key for this gloriously opulent look, but it can be hard to replicate when you return home. Fortunately, you can create a similarly indulgent feel in the bathroom just by incorporating some…

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Bathroom lighting tips

Bathroom lighting tips

To celebrate the launch of Balineum’s debut lighting collection, Sarah Watson, the company’s founder, shares her expert tips: Embrace both function and ambience with your lighting. You will need brighter light for tasks such as make-up application or shaving, but soft, soothing and flattering lighting is also important to create a relaxing environment. Consider how you will use the space and where your natural light sources are. We always recommend using ceiling lights, as well as wall lights, beside a mirror….

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Copper bathroom fixtures

Copper bathroom fixtures

The qualities that make copper a good choice in the kitchen also make it a practical option for bathroom fixtures. But John Rutter, managing director of Metal Sheets, warns that due to the damp atmosphere in this room, the colour of the copper can change dramatically. To slow down the tarnishing process, he advises avoiding chemical cleaning products.