Category: Lifestyle

Designing an eco friendly glazed kitchen extension
27 Apr

Designing an eco friendly glazed kitchen extension

Eco-friendly design and ‘going green’ are the key phrases on everyone's lips at the moment. Homeowners and designers alike are trying to find innovative ways to reduce the impact our...

Discover our favourite before-and-after garden room projects
02 Apr

Discover our favourite before-and-after garden room projects

These before-and-after images show just how much a Westbury garden room or orangery can transform your home.

Interior trends: Spring green
19 Mar

Interior trends: Spring green

Green is the most diverse shade found in nature, from yellowy sage to dark forest green. How and where do you use this vibrant colour to best effect in your...

Top 10 garden designers to follow on Instagram
13 Mar

Top 10 garden designers to follow on Instagram

Introducing the avant-garde garden designers you should be watching out for if you love everything to do with horticulture and landscaping.

How to use your orangery all year round: a seasonal guide
06 Mar

How to use your orangery all year round: a seasonal guide

We take you through the four seasons of the year, showing you what makes a garden room such a unique addition to your home as the months go by.

How to grow and care for Hellebores
14 Feb

How to grow and care for Hellebores

At a time when we seem to be hungry for colour, Hellebores bloom and bring splashes of pinks and whites to an otherwise bare, wintery landscape. We share the best...

10 Interior Designers to follow on Instagram
07 Feb

10 Interior Designers to follow on Instagram

Discover some of the most exciting interior design accounts on Instagram! For unlimited inspiration and simple ideas you can try out at home, we have collected ten of our favourite...

What makes British interior style so unique?
30 Jan

What makes British interior style so unique?

British interior design has come a long way in recent years. We have embraced our heritage on a larger scale, combining it with our unique, edgy characters and a pinch...

How to extend a kitchen with an orangery
28 Jan

How to extend a kitchen with an orangery

If you are considering a kitchen extension, a garden room or orangery can provide you with a light and bright space. Our guide will give you plenty of ideas and...

Why Veganuary can help save the planet
24 Jan

Why Veganuary can help save the planet

At Westbury Garden Rooms, we love helping the environment and recognise that small changes can have a big impact. Since January 2014, ‘Veganuary’ has encouraged more and more people to...

Design trends for 2020: carbon neutral
23 Jan

Design trends for 2020: carbon neutral

We are looking to the year ahead, to discover the fashionable design and build trends predicted for 2020. We were not surprised to see an ever-prevailing focus on creating sustainable,...

Choosing blinds for your orangery or garden room
17 Jan

Choosing blinds for your orangery or garden room

Our garden rooms include clever ventilation features and solar glazing to keep them feeling cool while the sunshine bathes the room below. Some clients still choose to install blinds as...

How to use Pantone’s Classic Blue in your home
13 Jan

How to use Pantone’s Classic Blue in your home

The latest in our guest blog series is by Natalia Peel from BritishStyleUK, who explains how to use Pantone's 2020 Colour of the Year, Classic Blue, in your home...

Why engineered timber is the future
27 Dec

Why engineered timber is the future

uPVC Conservatories may have suffered a bit of a reputational crisis over the past few decades, but beautiful timber glazed extensions are very much the height of fashion… so long...

How to have a sustainable Christmas
23 Dec

How to have a sustainable Christmas

Gifts, food and… sustainability? With such a significant emphasis on shopping and commercialism, Westbury investigates how you can transform your Christmas festivities into an environmentally friendly affair – while still...