Kitchen utensils to be made in the home

Kitchen utensils can now be made from the comfort of the home, according to dailymail.co.uk. Using a 3D printer, fans of gadgets can now create their own kitchen utensils, door knobs and toys. The Cube is just ten inches high and costs £1,195. It has been designed to make a…
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Autumn is the perfect season for renovations

Research reveals that over half of all home-owners will undertake some sort of home improvement in autumn, propertywire.com reports. With temperatures that are somewhat more bearable than those experienced in the summer, though not yet freezing, autumn is the ideal time to carry out a little home improvement. According to real estate firm Zillow,…
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Neutral colours increasingly popular choice for kitchen and bathrooms

Neutral colours have become an increasingly popular choice for homeowners decorating their kitchens and bathrooms, a kitchen and bath design expert has said. Writing for huffingtonpost.com, Andy Wells says that his research into design trends has revealed that more and more homeowners are deciding to have their kitchen and bathroom cabinets…
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Small changes can update a bathroom, says guide

A new guide published this week claims that there are a few small changes that can instantly update a bathroom. The article, published on thesouthernreporter.co.uk claimed that many homeowners think renovating their bathroom will be hugely expensive, however it said this is not the case. Small changes that would instantly freshen…
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Angel wings to be big interior trend

Angel wings are set to be a big trend for interior design, according to homesandproperty.co.uk. Coming in different formats, the wings are expected to fly out of the shops and into peoples' houses across the country. If you're thinking about doing up one of your bedrooms, you may find that…
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LED lighting and colourful sinks hailed as latest kitchen trends

No matter the budget, time restraints or inclination, new trends reveal there are plenty of ways to transform the main room in the house into the ideal kitchen.   Regardless of whether it's a full-scale renovation or simply a smaller project to improve the kitchen, home-owners can both improve and add value…
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Kitchens need to be durable, says TV set designer

A TV set designer has claimed that homeowners need to decorate their kitchens so that they are durable.      Courtney Cachet, who has worked for the likes of VH1 and US TV channel ABC, claimed that like TV sets, kitchens are usually one of the busiest rooms in the household,…
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UK homeowners most likely to renovate their kitchens, survey finds

A new survey has revealed that the kitchen is the most popular renovation by UK homeowners. According to stride.co.uk, 42 per cent of homeowners said they had carried out a kitchen renovation in the last three years, closely followed by bathroom makeovers at 41 per cent. Other popular choices included: new…
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Shower seats are the new bathroom trend, according to industry expert

An industry expert has claimed that bathroom seats are the new upcoming trend for bathrooms.    Megan Jansky, Director of Marketing and Communications at Chicago-based company Luxury Bath, claims that the company is seeing a massive demand for the products. She told prweb.com: "We're really seeing a demand in the…
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Renovate your kitchen to up the value of your home, says guide

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A new guide has recommended that if homeowners want to up the value of their property, then they should concentrate on the kitchen first.  The article, published on lifehacker.co.in claims that the kitchen should be top of the decorating list, as it is the 'heart of the home' and a room…
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Trends are merging across different rooms, says interior blog

A new interior blog has claimed that trends have started to transfer across different rooms in the home. The article, published this week on huffingtonpost.com, claims that accessories which are usually seen in one room are transferring to different areas of the house. This includes things such as chandeliers.  It…
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Expert focuses on 2014 interior design trends

One expert believes that 2014 will see a continuation of the organic colours and 'further mixing of quite different and fragmented elements' that has dominated the last six months so far. James Gumersell, an interior design expert writing for sourcewire.com, believes the addition of 'bolder, summer and holiday inspired colours'…
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Cobalt Blue is the flavour of 2013, experts say

The editorial team at theupcoming.com has revealed the trends it believes will be a hit in 2013 - and cobalt blue comes top of the list. It is the design team's first colour of choice, stating that it is being worn by many celebrities at the moment. By adding a piece…
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'High spec' buzzwords appeal to property buyers, report finds

A new study has revealed a new set of property buzzwords are attracting interest - and they're all aesthetic, propertywire.com reports. Not so long ago, phrases such as 'close to good schools' or 'great access to major traffic links' were the sorts of elements that home-owners sought when comparing properties. However,…
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Interior design writer offers tips on maximising home space

An interior design writer has offered tips on how to make the most of limited space in the home. Writing for telegraph.co.uk, Dominic Lutyens claims that imaginative solutions are the key to space saving. He writes: "For starters, today's technology for the home could almost have been invented for downsizing. After…
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