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Our bathroom has doubled in size

By knocking a wall down and utilising an unused airing cupboard Rachel Wilkinson was able to get the shower and bathroom space she craved

Rachel Wilkinson, 41, bought her 1950s house with her husband Steff and two children, Alice, seven, and Joseph, three, in December 2015. ‘We’d only been able to view the house once or twice during the purchase, but when we finally got the keys my heart sunk,’ explains Rachel. ‘The bathroom was worse than I remembered – it was tiny with rotting tiles, useless plumbing and then I realised there was no space to fit a proper shower which is something I’d always wanted!’ The couple looked at several options, but the obvious one was to knock through to the redundant airing cupboard in their daughter’s bedroom to create a walk-in shower.

In a family bathroom storage is essential so the basin unit was a must. The small window was updated with frosted glass, then Rachel installed elegant white shutters to add character
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Is it just me, or do you love the month of May too? Not only does it feel like summer is on the way, but we also get those cheeky bank holidays to enjoy. For many of us the longer, warmer days mean that it’s the perfect time to tackle those decorating jobs we’ve been thinking about. In this issue we’ve got plenty of expert advice to help you plan your next decorating project and redesign your rooms like a stylist (p.36). If you’re thinking about updating your bathroom, then we’ve got some great monochrome schemes to inspire you (p.48), plus three readers share their own bathroom transformations with us (p.24) and they’ve got plenty of great ideas for you to steal. If, like me, you have a tiny kitchen, you’ll love our clever suggestions and smart solutions to make the most of the space you have (p.54). Now that summer is on the horizon, our thoughts turn to spending more time outdoors. On page 106 we discuss how to turn your alfresco space into an extension of your home. From balconies to terraces, patios to decks, we’ve got ideas for every space, no matter how big or small. If you’re a fan of street food, check out our delicious recipes on page 100 which will show you how to recreate all your favourite dishes at home. The Bajan fish cakes are really delish! Finally, to help you with your bank holiday projects we’ve put together a special free magazine to accompany this issue, full of quick and easy ideas to revamp your home in just a few hours. Happy decorating!
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