Wednesday 30 December 2015

I've moved!

It's all change around here - I've left my job at the bank, Claireybelle is running solo with Homebird and Belle (she kept the name *happy face*) and I've set up on my own too.  You can find me now with a little fledgling business called The Little Green Door over at 

Thank you so much for the lovely comments and support that you've given me here over the last few years.  I hope you'll come chat with me in my new home. 

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In the meantime, lots of love, and happy 2016.



Wednesday 26 August 2015

Quartz Kitchen Worktops for your Wonderful Kitchen

a third party contribution

A house shows what you are and what your choices are. A well designed house will make it attractive to your near and dear ones. Moreover, it will be an object of envy for your neighbours. However, one should remember that while designing a home or decorating it, spending money is not solely important. Rather, the most important thing will be your sense of taste. Moreover, different rooms in your house should be designed in different pattern. After all, you cannot design your bedroom in the same way you design your dining space! While designing the different parts of the house, do not forget about the most important part of your house – the kitchen. It is an important part of the house where you will spend quite some time irrespective of the fact how busy you are.

Picture taken from Caesarstone UK official site

While designing your kitchen, the most important thing that you need to take into consideration is your worktop or countertop. Unless you have the right kind of worktop installed in your kitchen, you will never be able to manage your kitchen and the associated work in the right manner. Of late, the quartz worktops have gained immense popularity in the market. In the recent times, the market is full of Caesarstone quartz worktops which have been especially designed for the kitchen. However, bathroom worktops are also available with them. 

Picture taken from Caesarstone UK official site

Caesarstone quartz kitchen worktops can add a glam factor to your kitchen. Its mere presence will help you give a completely stylish look to your kitchen. Caesarstone quartz kitchen worktops are well known for their looks. Apart from this, they are also available in various colours which will give you the opportunity to match them with the overall colour combination of your house. Moreover, whether you have a small kitchen or a huge one, you will be able to fit the Caesarstone quartz worktops in any space. If required, you can even get them customized from their store! This is one of the biggest advantages of installing them in your kitchen.

Picture taken from Caesarstone UK official site

You must be wondering why one should go for Caesarstone quartz kitchen worktops when the option of granite worktops are available in the market. Well, there are various reasons why you should choose the option of quartz worktops. One of the major reasons will be the weight of the worktops. You will be glad to note that quartz worktops are quite light in weight compared to the granite worktops. Apart from this, granite worktops are more prone to getting destroyed within a few years time. This is not the case with the worktops made of composite quartz. Caesarstone quartz worktops are scratch proof as well as heat resistant. Moreover, unlike granite worktops, they are non-porous. Thus, mould and dew will not develop on them. Thus, you can forget about fungal developments on the worktop. Also, it will give your kitchen a hygienic and clean feel. So, once you are done with your family gathering, you will not have to waste much time. Thus, cleaning becomes quite easy.

Picture taken from Caesarstone UK official site

Caesarstone quartz kitchen worktops at time have multiple counters where you will be able to place all your kitchen utilities and access them when time comes. Thus, you have separate counters for used utensils, cutting vegetables and fruits, keeping appliances, etc. You will also get a wash basin attached to the worktops, if required. However, it will be solely your discretion as to which option you will choose – a simple countertop or a multi-tier one. Depending upon your needs, you can go for anyone. Not only this, you should also remember that these worktops can be installed in any part of the house depending upon how you wish to design your house.
The Caesarstone quartz kitchen worktops are so designed that you will be able to use them as a bar counter or a place to display food when you arrange for a party. It will all depend upon your sense of taste in the field of interior designing. You can do the interiors on your own or you can take help of an interior designer who will work for you and give a completely new look to your home.

Picture taken from Caesarstone UK official site

Ventilation of your kitchen is very important if you wish to keep it germ-free. So, make sure that your kitchen is well-ventilated. It should definitely have a window.  Apart from this, add some greenery to your kitchen in order to make sure that you have fresh air in your kitchen. So, you can choose some kind of flowering plant for the same. Not only will the air smell fresh, but there will be a sweet smell in your kitchen. Thus, there would be no place for bad odour in your kitchen.
Hurry up! Get in touch with any kitchen appliance store and install Caesarstone quartz kitchen worktops in order to add that glam factor to your house!