A kitchen is not just a home improvement – it’s an investment!
stylish yet timeless kitchen can ultimately change the style of your home and
family life forever.
Recent studies have found that families spend
most of their time together in the kitchen, not only for cooking but for
The kitchen acts as a natural meeting place
within the home
Since the 1920’s, the average family kitchen
has doubled in size
A kitchen with a timeless design is truly underestimated,
not only can it change the look and feel of the room but it can potentially increase
the quality time a family spends together. In 2010, a study found that Brits
spent significantly longer in their kitchens over their lounges. It really is
much more than a space used to simply prepare and cook food. The kitchen is the
room where most families spend time together without even realising it!
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New Shaker Ivory Addition to Warwick Kitchen Range
A TOUCH OF SLEEK CHARM:
NEW WARWICK SHAKER IVORY KITCHEN FROM BENCHMARX
The versatile new Warwick Ivory Shaker
kitchen from Benchmarx is ideal for both traditional and contemporary settings
charm in both traditional and contemporary settings, the new Warwick Shaker
Ivory design from Benchmarx Kitchens and Joinery features beautiful, clean
lines that give your kitchen an effortless style.
This new Warwick Shaker range extends the already popular Warwick Tongue
and Groove collection, with both designs echoing traditional cabinet maker’s
techniques. All doors and drawers in the range feature a soft satin, hard
wearing, PVC foil, to give a stunning but highly practical finish ideal for
partnered with solid or wood-effect worktops and a ceramic sink for a timeless appearance,
or teamed with metallic ...>> full
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Sourcing All Of The Bits And Bobs For Your Kitchen Remodel!
You already know what you want from your kitchen, or at least you have a good idea. But, you don’t want to spend a fortune on getting it put together. Usually, this would be a problem. Kitchens are expensive, and you usually have to go all in with one company. This doesn’t have to be the case, though. If you take some time and effort to do some research and shopping around, you’ll be able to save loads of cash. To give you some help, this post will go through some of the common kitchen items, and how to find cost-effective replacements.
In a lot of kitchens, the sink is the centerpiece of the room. Many think little of their sink and are happy with the bare minimum. But, you’re more adventurous. So, have a look around at some sinks. The best place to start is online. ...>> full
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Kitchen Decors: What’s Hot, What’s not!
Kitchens are, for sure, heart of your home; a rendezvous for a family. Often, kitchens
are ignored as compared to rest of the house, whereas this part of home
deserves your attention. If you don’t give much attention, it’s probably you
don’t have much creative ideas to organize and decorate it practically. If you
didn’t do the same, that’s Ok!
Read the following trends and
ideas this would make your kitchen the best!!
1. Organize Kitchen Cupboards:
It all depends whether you want to have glass-door
cabinets or the wooden ones. Whichever you choose, make sure it has enough
space to display essentials as well as be able to organize stuff like wine,
recipe books, photographs etc. if you have got the space above cabinets, use
it! Place some vases, flowers, baskets, cook books etc to keep the work in
2. Beautify The Sink:
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Rural Kitchen Designs of 2016
With over half of 2016 done and dusted, we’ve seen our fair
share of kitchen designs and trends that have caught our eye – especially in
the category of the rural kitchen.
There’s still time if you’re interested in giving your
kitchen a 2016 rural boost! We’ve gathered together a list of top tips of
creating a 2016 country kitchen, with the help of quality kitchen experts DM Design.
Hardwood floors are a key feature of a country kitchen, and
one of the first and key things that will make your kitchen feel rustic and
rural. If your space is large enough, or you have an open kitchen-diner, try
adding a Persian or woven rug on the floor too.
Elements of industry
A great way to achieve the rustic country style is through
the addition of industrial elements in the fixtures and ...>> full
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Ways to remodel your kitchen using technology
Close to two thirds of people cook when in their properties
in order to create the feeling of home, a new study has acknowledged.
The Life at Home
report put together by furniture and household specialists IKEA also found
that 30 per cent of respondents from a survey of 12,000 residents based in 11
cities around the world associate a certain food with their home.
As well as delving into cooking and the home, the study also
brought up some interesting points about how a property’s kitchen and dining
area are both become more technologically advanced.
For example, when people ate alone, many tended to connect
with family and friends through video. Good Wi-Fi was also something that 23
per cent of those surveyed favoured over having an appropriate amount of space
in their abode for inviting friends over.
With technology coming on leaps ...>> full
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Updating Your Kitchen with New Modern Products
The summer is slowly drawing to a close and you might want to turn
your attention to updating parts of your home, in particular your kitchen. Soon
it will be September and the children will be back at school, and then it’ll be
Christmas before you know it, full of family gatherings and celebrations. What
better time to revitalise your kitchen than now?
The kitchen is the heart of the home which means it is most
probably in constant use; cooking, cleaning, chatting, entertaining, and many different
things all happening at once. Whether your kitchen is contemporary or
traditional, modern products can update your kitchen by adding light, a
polished finish and bringing a different, fresher look to the family kitchen. Instead
of settling for a worn out, tired kitchen, update the heart of your home using
new modern products from a variety of high end brands.
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Tell-Tale Signs You Need to Get a New Kitchen
It probably only seems like yesterday that you were remodeling your kitchen. You remember clearly all the cabinets being pulled out and ceiling being painted. But when you look at the calendar, you realise that you last updated your kitchen over a decade ago. During the intervening years, it’s slowly fallen into a state of disrepair. And now you’re looking at a kitchen that is a shadow of its former self. The following are some tell-tale signs that you need to get a new kitchen.
The Cabinets Are Falling Apart
New kitchen cabinets are great. They’re clean, sturdy and have a mechanism that feels great when you open and close them. But over the years, they start falling apart. To begin with, it’s usually only small things. The little plastic contact between the door and the cupboard shell falls off, making the door slam. But over time, more serious problems creep in. ...>> full
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Enhance Your Lifestyle with a Brand New Bespoke Kitchen
The role of the kitchen has changed many
times throughout history. In days gone by, for example, it was simply a room
where meals were made, which were then distributed to the dining room for a
more formal experience. Since this time, however, the kitchen has taken on a
much more central role in our homes, and now seems to be not only where meals
are made, but also where families gather at breakfast time to eat, where
friends and family gather for conversations, and even where work and homework are done. In many ways, the kitchen has changed
as our lifestyles have changed, and it is a true reflection of how we live our
In a day and age where our schedules are so
hectic and our personal and leisure time so precious, the kitchen has evolved
to serve our best interests as a multi-functional room. Indeed, ...>> full
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TRANSFORM YOUR KITCHEN INTO A TRENDY SPACE IN ONLY ONE WEEKEND
I love kitchens. They are exciting and vibrant places where you can
express yourself in the food that your prepare. Not only are they a functional
heart of the house, but they must look attractive and provide space for storage. Many people keep the one they have
for many years after it is past its best, but they shouldn't. Using the latest
materials, they could rejuvenate their tired spaces quickly. You might be in
that situation now. When you see the range of modern
fittings available, you will wish you addressed the problem years ago.
Here is how to transform your kitchen into a trendy space in just one
Even if your kitchen has a tile floor, you can cover it quickly. There
are several options available to you. Maybe it is a job you put off because you
thought ...>> full
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How to Redesign Your Kitchen on a Budget
The kitchen is one room in your home that can be quite
expensive to renovate and redesign, but even if you’re on a small budget, you
can make some pretty amazing things happen. If you follow the tips below, you
can easily and affordably transform your kitchen into the space that you’ve
always wanted it to be.
Update the Window Treatments
treatments in any room have more of an impact than you may first realise. After
all, they do draw your attention to them when you walk into the room,
especially if the windows are quite large. Therefore, simply updating the
window treatments, whether you prefer curtains or blinds, is one of the
fastest, easiest, and most affordable ways to set the foundation for a kitchen
redesign. Check out the many lovely options at www.curtainsandblinds4homes.co.uk
to get started.
Repaint, Rather Than Replace, the Cabinets
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How To Create Your Dream Kitchen
Many of us put a lot of time and effort into creating a fabulous kitchen. But what you think is a fabulous kitchen, might not seem that great to someone else. And that’s all because we each have different needs for our kitchens. Some of us just need a kitchen to prepare quick and convenient meals. Whereas others will spend hours preparing fantastic dishes and hosting dinner parties in the kitchen. So how do you create your dream kitchen? It’s so simple; here’s how.
Think About Your Needs
What do you want from your kitchen? Do you want to create a foodie haven so you can spend quality time in their with your recipe books? Or is it just a space for you to store food and cook basic meals? Once you have a good idea of how you will be using your kitchen, you will be able to plan it ...>> full
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How To Create an Amazing Kitchen That You Want To Spend Time In
One of the rooms in the home that we spend a lot of time in is the kitchen. So you want it to be as you like it, as much as you can. How much more inviting is it to go in a kitchen that is stylish and functional? I know it makes me want to do more cooking and baking for sure. If it is drab, dark and dirty, I just want to avoid that room! So how can we update our kitchens to make them appealing to us? Here are some of my thoughts.
Have a Deep Clean
Any room is more inviting and welcoming if it is sparkling clean. So a good place to start a kitchen update is with a deep clean. Wipe down the kitchen unit doors and drawer pulls. Think about defrosting the freezer and cleaning the oven and microwave. A deep clean is the big ...>> full
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The Silk story from Masterclass is no fiction
When a kitchen
calls for something a little more subtle than high gloss, yet a matt finish
just won’t do, Silk from Masterclass is so much more than a simple compromise.
An almost perfect to the touch painted finish that creates luxurious results,
Silk offers extremely high levels of consistency, thanks to the superior
manufacturing process that is typical of Masterclass Kitchens.
such a silky smooth surface the manufacturing processes requires a clinically
clean environment, to prevent surface contamination which causes dust specs or
‘pimples’ beneath the top surface of the product. This is something that
Masterclass takes in its stride, with beautifully smooth results.
Silk story by Masterclass has unfolded on four new ranges, to cater for
contemporary and ...>> full
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Benefits of bespoke kitchens
If you’re looking for a new kitchen, you could be in the
process of deciding between an off-the-shelf or bespoke kitchen. To help you
weigh up your options, kitchen design specialist Harvey Jones talks us through the
benefits of bespoke kitchens. Read on to find out more.
If you’ve trailed round the DIY megastores in search of your
perfect kitchen to no avail, you may be starting to lose hope. That’s where
bespoke kitchens come in.
Rather than choosing something that you’re not 100% in love
with, a bespoke kitchen is crafted to match your exact needs. You can choose
the features you require, so you only spend on the appliances you’ll use. In
addition, you can pinpoint your colour scheme and style to really bring your
vision to life.
They help maximise your space
Whether you’re dealing with a ‘dead’ corner or ...>> full
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Top 10 Gifts That Are Perfect for the Kitchen
you searching for the perfect gift for someone who loves to cook? Or do you
simply want to treat yourself (and your kitchen) to some new accessories? We
have 10 gift ideas that can be extremely useful. Whether the person you are
shopping for is a cooker, a baker, or generally loves to spend time in the
kitchen, they are going to love Toxic Fox’s guide to great cooking
Kitchen Cargo Containers
for your sugar, one for your coffee and one for your tea – these quirky little
containers make for a great gift and addition to your kitchen as they instantly
help to liven it up with their bright colours whilst simultaneously storing the
essentials! What more could you wish for?
Thug Kitchen Cookbook
Thug Kitchen Cookbook is taking the world by storm. It helps a person to focus
on ...>> full
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Dressing your kitchen this spring
many occasions throughout the year that provide us with the perfect excuse to
reinvent and energise our kitchen space, but there’s a knack to doing it
seamlessly and in a way that doesn’t disturb or detract from your existing kitchen
units and fixtures.
moment, we’re extremely excited about the coming of spring and all of the
wonderful things associated with this time of year that we can incorporate into
our kitchen ornamentation. Our set of suggestions will help you inject colour,
pattern and vibrancy into your kitchen and remain on trend this season in a
cost effective way that doesn’t require you to make permanent changes.
If you can’t
overegg it on colour at this time of year, when can you? And there are a number
of ways to do so that are understated but highly impactful. Candles, flower
arrangements, ...>> full
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Kitchen trend predictions for 2016
Its 2016, so what
better way to kick off the year than to have a look at the kitchen trends that
will be hitting houses all across the country this year. Kitchen worktop
specialists Mayfair Granite have compiled some of their
predictions for what will be big during 2016, let’s take a look:
Large-format Flooring and luxury vinyl
Kitchen flooring is an important part of the kitchen design procedure which is
often overlooked as people focus on cabinet design, appliances and lighting,
but it can have a dramatic effect on the overall look of a kitchen.
Tiles have always been a popular choice for kitchen floors as they are hard
wearing, easy to clean and available in a wide range of colours, and this year
will be no exception. Mayfair Granite predicts that 2016 will see Large-Format
tiles becoming even more popular; these larger ...>> full
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Top Tips To Select The Right Kitchen Appliances For Your Home
When it comes to kitchen appliances, they are one of
the big investments you make in your home. So you need to buy the right one
that suits your needs and most importantly your kitchen. Many a time, you may
feel to have some of the best stainless steel appliances, but then you may need
to consider the price tag too. So before you even think of making a purchase,
make a budget and do a good research on various types of appliances available
in different sizes, shapes and styles.
When it comes to cooking ranges, the classic
collection is still awesome and will suit any home for its function and style.
But before you buy one, check your budget and look for your space to decide
what you really want. So whether you want a vintage style cast iron range or
commercial stainless ...>> full
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Kitchens - the heart of the home!
Farm Kitchens, based in Cirencester, offers a truly bespoke service, delivering
beautifully crafted handmade kitchens to clients across the UK. With over 20
years of experience in custom-made kitchens, every element is tailored to
fulfil your kitchen dreams, utilising stylish interior design, high end
appliances and luxury carpentry.
Farm Kitchens’ designers and craftsmen will develop an in-depth understanding
of your home and how you want your kitchen to function. They take time to
ensure the features are personalised and carefully moulded to the entire space,
with every kitchen cabinet and unit being hand built. From creating rustic
kitchen islands to custom-made oak worktops and hand painted kitchen tables,
there is something to suit every personal style. http://www.parlourfarm.com/
Parlour Farm offer a truly bespoke service, delivering beautifully
crafted handmade kitchens to clients across the UK and, with over 20 years of
experience in custom made kitchens, ...
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