Kitchen. Monday , August 07th , 2017 - 09:03:32 AM
o help them plan the new space, the pair found a local kitchen company. ‘Despite all the changes. our existing range cooker stayed in its original position, which really helped to save time and money,’ they say. ‘And to keep the look traditional, the builder lowered the chimney to conceal the cooker hood and ducting. It looks great, yet we have all the benefit of a modern kitchen.
Pick primary colours, modernise your cabinetry and panelling with colour blocking. The trick is to use one colour for each area to keep the look clean – the dining chairs are a good example, as they are all painted in the same green. As a result of the logical separations of each ‘section’, the look is harmonious, rather than jarring.
Knocking down their lean-to and building a new extension has given the owners a huge kitchen with tons of storage, plus space to cook, eat and hang out together. We fitted a new kitchen when we moved in eight years ago,’ say the owners, ‘but we’d never been happy with it. Also, it was in a lean-to that always seemed dark and there was a lack of storage and work space.