Kitchen Decor Trends For 2013

»Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Granite Countertops Blog, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, then you probably care about keeping it looking great. All of that chopping, sautéing, kneading, and baking, after all, is a lot more pleasant when it’s done in a nice, well-designed kitchen. Even cleaning up all of the cooking messes is better when done in a trendy, great looking, top-of-the-line kitchen. Whether your budget is big or small, there are always things you can do to update your kitchen decor. Below are some of the biggest trends in kitchen design and decorating for 2013. Pick your favorite and get started! Keep it classic with black and white. A black and white color scheme may sound a little bit old fashioned or even boring, but the truth is the trend is hotter than ever. Tweak it in a way that...

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Kitchen Design Trends Of 2013

»Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Granite Countertops Blog, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

Kitchen Design Trends Of 2013

2013 is well under way and we have seen some big changes in the world of kitchen design. If you want to get involved with this trendy revolution and give your home an injection of up-to-date style, take a look at these top tips and developments provided by Kevin, BuyBuyKitchens dedicated writer on all things kitchen. Color Glossy whites have been the dominant force in kitchen color for the past few years. However, this is starting to change. Colors are slowly starting to creep back into the kitchen design scene, with greys and neutral blues, greens and yellows becoming staples of the modern kitchen. This brightens up the kitchen space, giving it a more positive feel without the overpowering, gaudy look of bright reds and oranges. Dresser Storage In the recent...

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Three Different Kitchen Styles To Spur Your Imagination

»Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Granite Countertops Blog, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

Three Different Kitchen Styles To Spur Your Imagination

Your home is a reflection of your personality, and nowhere is this more true than your kitchen. Nowadays there is a stunning range of kitchen furniture, appliances, and accessories to help you complete exactly the look you want, so here are three suggestions for kitchen design that will inspire your imagination. A country-style kitchen Traditional country furniture is often created in ‘Shaker-style’ using antique pine, or a distressed painted finish. Open units are the height of country fashion, with a Welsh dresser, or open shelves with wooden drying racks for displaying your themed crockery. Use wicker baskets for shelf storage, matched with larger baskets to store logs, newspaper etc. Shaker-style kitchen units are a must, with metal handles or...

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Top Kitchen Design Tips

»Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Granite Countertops Blog, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

Top Kitchen Design Tips

If you are planning a kitchen redesign it’s worth thinking out of the box and not just replacing the cabinetry and the worktops Get the initial design right Just because you have your oven in a particular position or the sink fitted under the window doesn’t mean that these arbitrary positions have to be kept. The best start you can give to any kitchen design is to completely open your mind to the different arrangement of appliances in the room. You might be able to use the current ‘dead’ space that was your chimney breast, you might decide only to include cabinets along one wall thus freeing up space for a dining table… A good kitchen design can really make the difference between a room that has been spruced up and a room that has is...

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Giving Your Kitchen a New Look for Improved Function and Appearance

»Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Granite Countertops, Granite Countertops Blog, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

Giving Your Kitchen a New Look for Improved Function and Appearance

Kitchens are one of the first rooms in a home that today’s homeowners consider for renovation. Kitchens have changed quite a bit over the years. Whether you plan on staying in your home for many years to come or are planning to sell your home, updating your kitchen is a worthwhile investment. As with any type of home renovation project, it will pay off to do your research first before getting started. Every homeowner has a different idea of what their kitchen needs, and carefully assessing your personal goals will help you to achieve the best outcome. A new kitchen benchtop can do wonders for your kitchen’s makeover. Today, there are more choices than ever as far as kitchen benchtops are concerned. Laminate, granite, marble, and stone are just a few...

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Tips to Create the Perfect Country Style Kitchen

»Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Granite Countertops, Granite Countertops Blog, Granite Kitchen Islands, Granite Tops Trends, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

Tips to Create the Perfect Country Style Kitchen

In England’s green and pleasant land, nothing epitomises classic styling more than the English country kitchen. Always the hub of the home, the characteristic country kitchen offers a light and functional workspace created with natural materials such as wood and stone. In today’s modern world, the country style kitchen remains as popular ever and the combination of traditional materials with modern gadgets can result in the creation of a stunning space that will never lose its appeal. Kitchen Units For a long lasting, timeless country style kitchen the units simply have to be of wooden construction. Choose either shaker style doors or classically beaded doors for added interest, and if the look of solid oak is not to your taste, choose painted doors in...

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