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How to Choose the Perfect Stone Worktop for Your Kitchen

Dig up some real treasures with this wide selection of stony surfaces Natural stone is the traditional tough guy of the kitchen, providing a durable and dependable surface that can handle all that your pots, pans and knives may throw at it. Add to that the stunning array of grains, waves and veins each unique slab might present, and your ...

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Room Tour: A Kitchen Extension Totally Transforms a Period Home

Drawing on the history of the Grade II-listed building, a sympathetic extension brings this home into the 21st century Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More Nestling close to the beautiful façade of a Grade II-listed home, this contemporary, bronze-clad extension, designed by OB Architecture, is a masterclass in how to ...

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7 Pale and Interesting Kitchens

Love white, neutrals and pale greys for a kitchen, but worry they’ll leave your cookspace devoid of character? No way! Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More A strictly restricted palette can make for a super-stylish kitchen – but the risk of creating a bland, featureless space lurks in the shadows, too. Fear ...

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Will a Glass Splashback Suit My Kitchen?

Coloured or clear, subtle or striking, glass is a versatile way to protect walls. Be inspired by these designs Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More Whether you want to give an existing kitchen an update or you’re redesigning the entire room, put a glass splashback on your list of options to consider. Choose ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Small Extension Transforms a Dark Kitchen

Building into the side return added light and space plus a better connection to the dining area of this Victorian home Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More An extension doesn’t need to be large to make a huge difference, and that was certainly the case in this period house. Building into the side ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Dark Blue Shaker Kitchen With a Colourful Island

This uplifting space in a Georgian terrace mixes turquoise, pink and navy with white for a chic, modern effect Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More When it comes to kitchens, Shaker cabinets are the gift that keeps on giving. “People see Shaker as a very classic kitchen look,” says Lindsay Anderson of Bristol’s Sustainable ...

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7 Fresh Ideas for White Shaker-style Kitchens

Want a new kitchen, but one that’s full of old-fashioned character? Here’s why this could be your answer Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More If you hanker after a fresh, pale kitchen, but don’t want a design that’s too sleek and contemporary, a white Shaker-style kitchen could be your characterful friend. Shaker ...

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Kitchen Cabinet Alternatives: Should I Remove My Kitchen Wall Cabinets?

Thinking of designing your kitchen without wall cabinets? These gorgeous rooms might help you make up your mind Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More It’s long been a standard choice when designing a kitchen to include wall cupboards as well as base units. However, many designers and homeowners have been thinking ...

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7 Sensitive and Creative Period Home Kitchen Extensions

Get ideas on how to extend your ground floor while keeping some of your home’s original character Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More Deciding to extend is exciting – there’s the promise of all that extra space, and also how much it’ll change the way you and your family live in your ...

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