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bathroom If your washroom’s due for a style overhaul, there are many ways to go Update your a great display Is your airing cupboard a potential health hazard? Do you run the risk of concussion due to an avalanche of falling towels each time you open the door? Then why not force yourself to be organised by investing in a gorgeous storage-cupboard-cum-bathroomfeature. With everything on display, you’re never going to get away with unruly piles of mismatched bath sheets and greying bed linen, so to get the look just right may even necessitate a shopping trip. pass on the pastels There’s no law that says bathrooms must be painted aqua. If you fancy ringing the changes, the colour chart’s your decorative oyster. Give tongue and groove a lick of bathroom paint and you can change the mood entirely. Here, an inky blue lends drama, while voile curtains allow in the light and white sanitaryware and accessories ensure that the look is starry, not scary. on the surface Fancy an eye-catching finish? Granite will do just the job, as Sarah Beeny discovered when she employed Granite Transformations ( to restore bathrooms in her mansion – as seen on the TV series, Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare. Granite surfaces were used for cladding walls in a bridal suite, as well as creating shower rooms and a flamboyant ‘Dream Green’ bathroom. BATH disTressed wooden Blocks, £11.99, chic and shabby Gifts

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011

Editor’s letter
A word from Sarah
Spring sensation
Big-name bedrooms
Brilliant buys for your home
House talk
Home horrors
Areas on the up
Property perfectionist
Mortgage mania
Solicitor’s service
a penny for your thouGhts
Housing hotshot
Wise up
Flying the nest
Making the ideal become real
Boost your build
Feeling lofty
Garden plotting
When cracks appear
Window shopping
Stay toasty
Warm up
Success story
Top transformation
Greenovate your home
Eco boost
Organic ignition
Green queens
Solve those dilemmas
Splash of colour
Bed down in style
Lounge around
Kitchens and bathrooms
Bubble up
Shower power
Instant illumination
Floor wars
The carpet market
Tip-top tiles
Tools of the trade
Fresh air furnishings
Grill thrills
Picnic perfect
Green supreme
Diary date
Kerb appeal
Up top
Brick cladding
Groovy garages
Lodge life
Go your own way
Car booty
Clock ticker
Coming soon
On the list
Listed lovelies

AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011