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How to make a guest bathroom feel like home


Invited friends or relatives for the night or longer? Make sure your guest bathroom makes them feel welcome with these great ideas.

Inspect your room

A guest bathroom isn’t subject to your daily eagle-eyed inspection in the same way as a family space or your own en suite. The result? The little details of wear and tear can be missed. When you’re cleaning the room ready for your guests’ arrival, put yourself in place as if you’re using the room rather than cleaning it to give it a thorough once over. Is the grout of your shower tiles pristine throughout? Has the loo seat worked its way loose? Are there any chips in the skirting boards? We know your guests love you anyway, but ensuring your bathroom looks as good as it did new will keep you happy, too.

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Give your bathroom a Moroccan look

Let your bathroom transport you by introducing the colours, finishes and patterns of Morocco.


If you want to give your bathroom scheme an exotic twist that’s oh-so stylish to boot, think Morocco. Introducing the key elements of this highly decorative and sophisticated look will transform your room, making it the perfect place to relax and spend time. It’s an easy style to create, too. Continue reading

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10 best bathtime reads

Love to unwind with a good book while you soak? We’ve read all of these in the bath (honest) to bring you a tried and tested list 


Harvest by Jim Crace
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013 and feted as having prose to match that of Hillary Mantel’s works, this novel focuses on Walter Thirsk, whose village comes under threat when three outsiders set up camp on its borders on the same night that the local manor house is set on fire. Walter is a witness as the strangers are punished and his neighbours are held on suspicion of witchcraft. But this is just the beginning of the story…
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