Going Mad for Marble Kitchens

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I’m someone who’s not generally into using a lot of bright colours to decorate my home, and one of the main things I grapple with is how to use muted shades without my rooms looking bland. I’ve come to learn that one of the best ways to add interest to a largely neutral home is to embrace… 

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Can you really have a cosy kitchen? Five ideas to try…

Kitchen with patterned moroccan tiles

Even in homes that ooze warmth and comfort, the kitchen can often be the odd one out – clinical, cold and far from the heart of the home. Striking the balance between cleanliness and cosiness can be tricky in a room that needs to be functional, but it can be done. Take a look at these… 

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More plywood kitchen love…

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I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again… plywood kitchens are cool. {both Studio Oink via The Style Files} See more of this dinky German apartment (including plywood bedroom) on The Style Files.

Apple crates as kitchen shelves. Nice.

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Even though I love the rustic look, kitchens made entirely from reclaimed wood are too much for me, so I am very much appreciating this best-of-both combo. {via Style at Home} Also very much appreciating the use of cactus and stuffed ferret.

Cheap and stylish kitchen design? It’s as easy as ply!

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Sorry guys, but there’s nothing like a terrible pun to get Wednesday off to a cracking start in my eyes! In all seriousness though, I’ve long planned for my next kitchen to have basic IKEA carcasses with Little Greene painted MDF doors, but these bare plywood cabinets and shelves take that design idea one step… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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I don’t think we’ve discussed a kitchen before in The Room Debate so I thought it was about time we did… and what a sunny little number I have for you today! As ever, it’s easy to join in. Just have a good look at the photo below and leave a comment with your answers… 

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