Kitchens &Bathrooms

Air Uno The Pegaso, from Air Uno, has four extraction speeds with touch control, automatic switch- off and a filter cleaning warning. With an aluminium tangential motor, it has perfect suction and a high level of noiselessness, even at the…

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Decorative Supplies

Polyrey Wooden Spirit is a gently ridged texture reminiscent of tree bark. Emulating the look and feel of fresh un-sanded wood, it possesses a low reflective quality, giving the laminate an appealing matt appearance and luxurious, contemporary quality. In keeping…

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Making more from

W her London apartment, she had to put all her creativity to use. The once big room chopped up into small living spaces by the previous owner was a far cry from the cozy layout Sarah envisioned calling home. But…

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The perfect face-lift

Problem Debbie and Bob’s master suite was completely boring with a neutral carpet, white walls, disconnected mix of furniture and bland window treatments. All had to go in order to create the romantic Jamaican plantation look that Debbie had seen…

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YOU DO IT Mottled Paint Effect

A couple transforms an extra room into a tranquil bath Problem Lucy and James Farmer had an upstairs bathroom in their Victorian home that was severely lacking in function and style. The space was literally a shower room—a toilet was…

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At home with

ABOVE: In the home she shares with children Gus, 6, and Alice, 4, Liz Lange opted for a cozy mix of contemporary furnishings and warm accents. ABOVE RIGHT: Blue turns UP again on the bedroom’s tranquil shaded walls. It’s a…

Make Your Mark

A sunny floral border makes an inexpensive vinyl shade look garden fresh. Transfer your design to the bottom of the shade using smudge-proof transfer paper. Fill in with paint markers, working toward yourself to avoid blurring. Paint a matching design…

Aaade in the shade

Basic window treatments get a lift with these simple spruce-ups Fhades are the little black dress of the window world—accessorize them right and they’ll go anywhere. They’re classic, practical and can be sized to fit almost any window. Add a…

Walls, windows & floors

1 Bead-Dazzled Liven up even the most drab fabrics with beaded trims like this Frosted Bead Leaf Fringe from M&J Trimming. S25 per yard. 800-965-8746; www. mjtrim. com. 2 Brimming with Trimming Kravet offers a wide range of trims, such…

Large and small curtains

Big or small, ordinary or unique, all windows deserve an equal opportunity to show themselves to best advantage. On these pages, we give you advice about window treatments that work and look good at the same time. Our French doors…