Kitchen. Monday , August 07th , 2017 - 09:06:05 AM
Deep clean your chopping board. Need to freshen up your wooden chopping board? Simply halve a lemon, pour a generous amount of salt on the board, and use the lemon as if it were a sponge to scrub off any old residue. Leave for ten minutes then rinse with water and leave to dry. Simple.
Team yellow with grey, hang a decorative wallpaper at one end of your kitchen to create a strong contrast with sleek modern units. The pendant lights above the dining area highlight the space, while picking out the colours of the wallpaper. This scheme is all about mixtures, from the combination of yellow and grey to the juxtaposition of feminine and industrial.
We wanted the kitchen to have a classic look,’ say the couple, ‘with painted units and a speckled granite worktop. We would have liked everything to be white, but that’s not realistic with a young family. In the dining area, a wallpaper mural adds atmosphere and depth to the white scheme. ‘It’s the first thing people comment on,’ say the owners. Solid-wood flooring has been used throughout the open-plan space. ‘It’s cool in summer and warm in winter, and is highly durable in a family space.