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Classic Kitchens – 5 of the best ideas

Classic Kitchens – 5 of the best ideas

At Timbercraft we have noticed a recent surge in popularity towards classic kitchens. Traditional kitchens don’t have to be old-fashioned – we find that our customers want something with a broad, long-lasting appeal. 1. This ceramic Belfast sink has been produced by Franke in partnership with Villeroy & Boch. It’s generous bowl size of 565 mm x 430 mm x 180 mm makes it both highly practical and beautiful. Ceramic sinks have been a popular choice for years and combine well with a variety of worksurfaces such as wood,...

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Happy New Year 2015

Happy New Year 2015

Timbercraft would like to wish all our customers, old and new alike, a very Happy New Year. We are pleased to announce that we have launched our January sale. Half Price Fitting – pop into one of our showrooms to browse our range of beautiful kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms and let us provide some inspiration for your individual project.

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Kitchen Christmas Decorations

Kitchen Christmas Decorations

Timbercraft would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a very merry Christmas and now that December has finally rolled around the yuletide festivities may truly begin. First of all just a reminder about Timbercraft’s showroom opening hours, we shall be open as usual throughout December but will be closing on Christmas Eve before reopening on Friday 2nd January. To keep things cheery we’ve been scouring a few blogs online for great yuletide decorative ideas for your kitchen. Forget tired tinsel, there’s plenty of ways to get...

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Christmas Prep

Christmas Prep

As you may well have noticed, the temperature is falling and the days are getting shorter, some relish it, some hate it. At Timbercraft, we are certainly among the former as Winter means Christmas and new kitchens! It also means many of you will need to start thinking about preparing your home for some seasonal DIY, as the cold isn’t known for domestic mercy.  Here are some choice tips for the season to consider. Clear The Gutters Eugh, really? Yes. The leaves are falling and before you know it your drains will be blocked and you’ll have...

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Thornbury win gold!

Thornbury win gold!

Congratulations to the Thornbury in Bloom team! Their efforts have been rewarded as they were given a gold medal in the Champion of Champions category. This year Thornbury was entered into the Champion of Champions category for their consistently impressive results over the years. The awards were announced and presented at a special event, held in Trowbridge, which was attended by over 400 members from In Bloom teams across the South West. Guy Rawlinson, chairman of the Thornbury in Bloom committee said he was pleased with the results. He...

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Keynsham in Bloom

Keynsham in Bloom

Here at Timbercraft’s Keynsham Showroom we are gearing up for Keynsham In Bloom 2014 and to get us in a floral frame of mind we had a look back at last year’s winners. Timbercraft customer, Mr Bernard, won the gold award in last year’s ‘Private Garden Not Visible from the Pavement’ category with his rather unique planter! We had carried out a complete bathroom renovation for Mr & Mrs Bernard earlier in the year and had been slightly surprised when we were asked not to remove the WC for disposal along with the rest of the old...

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Sully’s Steak

Sully’s Steak

Sully of Sully Design, our web design company, has kindly shared this delicious, simple recipe. He says “This is perfect for a relaxed Saturday night in, meal for two. Just put the kids to bed and pour a couple of glasses of wine to enjoy together whilst you cook.” The great thing about this recipe is that you really don’t need to weigh exact amounts, just measure with handfuls and dollops!     Prep time: Do it as you go Cook time: About an hour Serves 2 175°C (Fan Oven) 2 or 3 sweet potatoes, depending on...

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Ideal Standard’s New Tempo Range

Ideal Standard’s New Tempo Range

Ideal Standard, the leading provider of innovative and design‐driven bathroom solutions has introduced Tempo, a new affordable range of ceramics and bathing products. Designed by Robin Levien, Royal Designer for Industry, Tempo combines soft rounded curves with flat topped rims to create the perfect mood for the modern bathroom. Robin comments: “Tempo is the speed and pace of a piece of music – a crucial element for creating the right mood and something which inspired us when designing the new range. With the pace of modern life it...

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Spiced Pork Belly With Vegetables

Spiced Pork Belly With Vegetables

Timbercraft would like to share this delicious Spiced Pork Belly recipe from Neff. Perfect for a slight change to the usual Sunday roast! Whilst the contents of this recipe have been developed for use in conjunction with a Neff oven, it is possible to achieve successful results when using different oven brands. Simply follow the recipe and refer to your appliance user manual, as some manufacturers may suggest using higher temperature settings.   Prep time: 15 minutes, plus overnight marinating Cook time: 1 hour, plus resting Serves...

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Totally Floored

Totally Floored

There are many types of flooring on the market nowadays and different flooring materials have different advantages so it’s a good idea to get advice before you decide. Karndean Design Flooring Karndean flooring is made from an exceptionally durable form of customised vinyl. Inspired by real wood and stone, Karndean flooring is a stylish and practical choice. There’s a wide variety of colours, textures and finishes, allowing you to create a look unique to your home. It’s easy to maintain, hard wearing and guaranteed to last for many...

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