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DIY SOS: Replacing Cracked Floor Tiles

Whether you’re a dab hand at DIY or a novice in the field, there are plenty of quick and easy household fixes that are perfectly doable at home. Why pay for a professional when you can do it yourself? The function of a busy kitchen or bathroom means practicality has to be high on the priority list, which is why opting for a low-maintenance tiled floors and walls is such an excellent idea. But it’s important to remember that accidents do happen in any home, even if a blemished or... Read More

Heating Your Home Efficiently This Autumn

The week of summer sun is becoming a distant memory, and as the nights draw in and the temperature begins to drop, it’s time to start thinking about turning on the dreaded central heating once again. Your refusal to turn on the heating from your student days may be long gone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save money on the gas and electric bills this winter. It only takes a few small steps to dramatically improve your property’s energy efficiency – so you could be well on your way... Read More

Al Fresco Tiling: Outdoor Floor Tiles

With the sun making an appearance at long last, the nation is grabbing their barbecue tongs and heading outside. There’s something magical about dining al fresco – what could be better than tucking into delectable delights in the summer heat, sipping an ice-cold glass of Pimms and lazing by the chimenea as dusk falls! The great outdoors has never been so good, but is your patio prepared for these summer scenes? Wooden decking may have been all the rage in past years, but with timber requiring high-levels of maintenance, tiled... Read More

Get The Look: Boho-Chic in Your Home

  A photo posted by SHOP || Love Threads™ (@shoplovethreads) on Aug 3, 2016 at 6:58am PDT Whether you identify as a free-spirit or are just inspired by creative patterns and vibrant prints, adding a touch of bohemian chic is a sure-fire way to create a home that’s truly original. There are no rules when it comes to this unconventional and effortless style – so celebrate the unique with a home that’s bursting with creativity and abstract art. In today’s post, we’re travelling back to the hippie era to give... Read More

Style 101: Choosing the Perfect Floor Tiles

Whether you’re dreaming of a cool and contemporary kitchen or something a little more rustic, it’s the floor tiles which have the power to really set off the tone of the room. Don’t believe the rumours about choosing your accessories first; starting from the bottom-up in interior design means your flooring is guaranteed to go hand-in-hand with everything from the built-in cabinets to the art hanging on your wall. With so many tiles to choose from, it can be difficult to decide on which is the best option for your... Read More

Wall Tiles on a Budget

Whether you’re updating your home this summer or refitting a buy-to-let, redecorating shouldn’t have to cost a fortune. With a surge of dab-handed DIYers heading to the hardware store, the nation is realising that a little bit of TLC goes a long way. Avoid those hefty handyman fees and try out a spot of home improvement for yourself. From doing the work yourself to sourcing competitively-priced kitchen wall tiles, it couldn’t be easier to save some pennies on your interior design project. There’s no need to compromise on quality either,... Read More

Budget-Friendly Home Improvement Hacks, Courtesy of Reddit

Interior design can be an expensive business. From complementary furniture sets to lighting solutions and durable flooring, the costs of creating your dream home can really stack up. Thankfully, online communities across the globe are helping homeowners design and decorate their property on a shoestring by getting creative and cutting corners – all without compromising on quality. Resourceful as ever, Reddit has a bundle of budget-friendly home improvement ideas – covering everything from walls and floors to upcycled furniture and economical paint jobs. We’re sharing some of our favourite tips... Read More

Laura Ashley at Tiles-Direct

We are pleased to announce that we are stockists of the Laura Ashley tiles at Tiles-Direct. Laura Ashley have recently come out with beautiful designs that are certain to complement any floor. Laura Ashley tiles by BCT are a great way to finish off your tile projects as they add class, character and elegance to one’s room. We currently have a new range which has been introduced. The tiles have been an extremely popular choice amongst our customers. Mr Jones collection Wicker collection These tiles come in a range of... Read More

Interior Inspiration: Breathe Life Back into Your Bathroom Design

Whether you’re a first time buyer or just looking for some design inspiration, today’s blog post has you covered. Often one of the most neglected rooms in the house, we’re going to take you through why showing your bathroom a touch of TLC can make all the difference to the ambience in your home. From making the most of small spaces to putting safety first, we’re armed with an array of bathroom design ideas to help you create a space you’ll love – as well as tips for ways to... Read More

Treating Your Bathroom to Travertine Tiles

The decadent charm of the subtle mottled look you get with natural stone makes travertine tiles an idyllic option for interior decor. This limestone based tile is formed in geothermal pools and hot springs across the globe – but predominantly in South America and Asia. Italy has also been a principle supplier of travertine stone throughout history – where travertine was used in the ancient world for the construction of Rome’s world-famous Colosseum. The origin of the stone and the warm beiges of the minerals gives travertine warm and rural... Read More