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Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week (97 photos)
If you thought afternoon tea was a one-off treat, think again! Now you can devote an entire week to this long-held British tradition, thanks to Afternoon Tea Week, which commences on 14 August this year. Celebrate this special week with sweet treats, homemade bakes and delicious sandwiches displayed...

16-08-2018
Should I Choose Slate for my Kitchen Floor? (7 photos)
Whether you’re going for a textured, cosy look with riven tiles, or a smart honed finish to complement modern units, slate floor tiles are a great option for a kitchen. Some slates are tougher than others, so research the best options for a high-traffic area.
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16-08-2018
My Houzz: A Tiny Home Brilliantly Designed to Have All Mod Cons (14 photos)
After graduating, architect Leonardo Di Chiara wanted to use his new-found freedom to experience the cities of the world, living and working in a number of urban centres. This is not an easy dream to fulfil, as each move would have meant a new apartment and packing boxes over and over again.
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15-08-2018
7 Times a Beni Ourain Rug Made a Room (7 photos)
Popular in the mid 20th century, these diamond-pattern rugs, traditionally made by Morocco’s Beni Ourain tribes, have been gracing our floors again for a while now and are looking as stylish as ever. Browse these rooms to see how one could work in your home.

15-08-2018
Small Bedroom? Kit it Out With Space-saving Furniture (6 photos)
Every inch counts in a small bedroom, which is why your furniture choices are key. Go for items that either multi-task, use space wisely, or create an illusion of flow, and your tiny bedroom should feel bigger than it actually is.

14-08-2018
Should I Choose Patterned Tiles for my Kitchen Floor? (8 photos)
Patterned tiles are durable and easy to clean, and, thanks to the huge range of designs and colours on offer, they can work with almost any style of kitchen. Check out these gorgeous schemes for inspiration.
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13-08-2018
Humorous Wall Art (97 photos)
Create light-hearted, upbeat interiors in an instant with some playful artwork that’s utterly delightful. From iconic images to clever typography, cartoon images to abstract graphics, find a print that is sure to put a smile on your face.

12-08-2018
Houzz Tour: Smart Design Tricks Make a Tiny House Feel Bigger (21 photos)
Being a professional house hunter, Breffnie O’Kelly knew this was the perfect house for herself and her teenage daughter – it was close to the school and nearby walks, the road and neighbours were nice, and the house itself had bags of character.
The catch? The inside was dreary and cramped.

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12-08-2018
Which Plants Should I Choose for my Garden Pond? (10 photos)
Water plants are not just for decoration – they play an important role in maintaining water quality and balance. Take a look at this guide to find out which types of plants you need, and for some suggestions of varieties to choose.

12-08-2018
Bestselling Home Decor (106 photos)
Whether you’re looking for finishing touches for your walls, shelves or furniture, this collection of bestselling ornaments from last month are sure to inspire and excite.

11-08-2018
My Garden: A Magical Small Garden Behind a 1930s Terrace (8 photos)
Lush planting, architectural finds and an exotic garden room have turned some ‘soggy grass’ into an urban sanctuary

“It’s
the kind of garden I’d like to explore,” said
Isabelle Palmer, founder of The Balcony

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11-08-2018
Creative Ways to Store Your Herbs and Spices (7 photos)
Whether you love to cook elaborate recipes or prefer simple dishes, chances are you have a collection of herbs and spices in the kitchen. These little jars of flavour are an easy way to jazz up a meal, but they’re not always so easy to organise.
Take a look at these ideas to ensure your spice

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11-08-2018
Bestselling Living Room Buys (136 photos)
Hunting for that perfect sofa? Or maybe a statement table? Whatever your living space is missing, this roundup of bestselling living room buys from last month is sure to give you some inspiration, not to mention insight into other Houzzer’s favourite picks.

10-08-2018
Should I Choose Limestone for my Kitchen Floor? (7 photos)
One of the most popular natural stones, limestone is an enduring classic, but would it suit the style of your space? Take a look at these beautiful kitchens with limestone floors to help you decide.
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10-08-2018
Bestselling Dining Room Furniture (103 photos)
Check out what’s happening in other people’s dining rooms with this insight into last month’s bestselling entertaining furniture, from tables to chairs, benches to sideboards. Pick your favourite designs and bring them together for a striking look that will ensure your home is dinner-party ready.

09-08-2018
9 Ways to Fake a Textured Surface with Wallpaper (9 photos)
Love the idea of a wall clad in smart panelling or an alcove stacked with books? Maybe you’d prefer an expanse of antique tin tiles or weathered wood?
Sounds lovely, but not all of us have the time, budget or DIY skills to achieve those looks. Unless, that is, we cheat them with clever wallpaper

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09-08-2018
Houzz Tour: Scandi Chic Updates a 19th Century Farmhouse (26 photos)
This 19th century country house just outside Odense, Denmark, has been renovated in phases over the years. Its interior is now completely modern, but still respects the history of the building. The décor is the perfect mix of old and new and lends the home a warm, personal touch.

08-08-2018
Bestselling Pendant Lights Under £149 (106 photos)
Looking for a striking pendant light to bring focus to a particular spot? Then you’ve come to the right place. This fabulous roundup showcases all the favourite lighting designs of last month under a tidy £149, so you can afford to consider more than one light to make a bigger statement.

08-08-2018
How Can I Bring Texture into my Bathroom? (8 photos)
Bathroom looking a bit stark and functional? With a few clever design tricks, you can soften the feel of the space. Choose tactile materials, such as cork and concrete, contrast smooth and rough surfaces, or play around with tile patterns to create a finish that’s textured and pleasant to touch.

08-08-2018
Bestsellers Under £199 (106 photos)
Enjoy scrolling through these stunning buys for every space, from furniture to rugs, prints to light fittings, and bring some stand-out style to your room schemes. What’s more, they all feature pretty sensational price tags, too, so start shopping now!

07-08-2018
11 Kitchen Storage Ideas that are Strangely Soothing (11 photos)
If tidiness is the secret to happiness, the owners of these homes must walk around beaming all day long, because their storage game is on point. If you understand the soothing power of a well-organised pantry and can appreciate a beautifully neat row of jars, grab a cup of tea and browse these excellent...

07-08-2018
Bestselling Coffee & Side Tables From £50 (88 photos)
For as little as £50 you can make a big difference in your living room with a striking occasional table. Look out for bold, shapely designs that capture attention and make an even bigger impact with a nest. Whatever style you’re looking for, these popular buys from last month will give you some more...

06-08-2018
Should I Choose Polished Concrete for my Kitchen Floor? (7 photos)
For a clean, versatile material on your kitchen floor, polished concrete is worth considering. Its seamless finish comes at a price, but the results can be beautiful. Take a look at these stunning rooms to see how it could work in your home.
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06-08-2018
Bestselling Furniture (145 photos)
So, what furniture have other people been purchasing from Houzz’s online shelves lately? Funny you should ask as we’ve curated this collection to showcase the most popular indoor and outdoor pieces from last month. Featuring a whole array of styles and designs, take a peek and you might find your...

05-08-2018
How to Create a Wildlife-friendly Garden in Summer (8 photos)
Looking for ideas on attracting wildlife to your garden? Here, three experts share their knowledge on how to create a summer garden that will allow wildlife to thrive and survive.
Expert advice from: Jamie Wyver, spokesperson for the RSPB;

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05-08-2018
Houzz Tour: A Victorian Flat is Given a Sympathetic Makeover (25 photos)
How do you renovate a Victorian property without losing its character? That’s a question many homeowners ask, and something that’s very important to architect Lior Brosh of Brosh Architects. So when he was asked to restore and extend this small Victorian flat, he did his research thoroughly in order...

05-08-2018
Get the Look of the London Home Design Awards 2018 Winners (117 photos)
We were so thrilled with the results of our first London Home Design Awards that we thought we’d help you achieve similarly sensational looks in your own home. Steal the style of each...

04-08-2018
How to Kick Off Your Renovation With an Architect (10 photos)
There are a few ways to begin a renovation project: you could start by finding a good construction team who will put you in touch with an architect, or you could invest in the services of a design and build firm that can provide both architectural and construction services. Alternatively, you could begin...

04-08-2018
Where to Store Your Ironing Board (7 photos)
Whatever your ironing style – whether you like to press every item of clothing right down to your socks, or you have a more relaxed approach to wrinkle reduction – chances are you own an ironing board. But where to store this essential but bulky item? Read on for some inspired solutions.

04-08-2018
A Chic Grey Living Room (112 photos)
Still in love with the graceful shade of grey? Then you’ll adore this collection of living room buys, all featuring this popular earthy tone we’ve come to welcome in our homes. Pick up a comfy grey statement chair or even some grey-toned wallpaper and enjoy this everlasting, versatile trend in your living...

03-08-2018