Category : Kitchen

01 Jul

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Craving Chaos: Open Plan Family Room Heaven

by · July 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

Via Home & Decor

As I’ve watched our baby son transform into a boisterous toddler–getting up to and into, well, everything–I’ve come to realise that my list of what makes the perfect home for us has transformed too. When we set our eyes on our lucky number 50 (yes, our first home was no less than the 50th house we viewed…) we knew it was the one for us….. Read more »

29 Jan

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Kitchen Designs that Earn Their Stripes

by · January 29, 2013 · 0 Comments

Black white gloss monochrome kitchen

When planning a new look for your culinary space it can be difficult to find a design that speaks the right volume. Plain cabinet doors can be beautiful in their simplicity, and textured doors can make a louder statement, but how about a happy medium? The unique composition of these Wren kitchens harbour striking striped designs, and there are a number of different ways in….. Read more »

Category: Kitchen

16 Nov

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Choosing the Perfect Kitchen for Your Home

by · November 16, 2012 · 0 Comments

ODINA red gloss kitchen

Sponsored by Homebase Looking at these cool contemporary Kitchen Designs from Homebase has made me want to start planning my kitchen all over again. I just love the array of new gloss finishes and sleekness of lines, and don’t get me started on the gadgetry available to help organise cupboards and drawers! One of my favourites is this outrageously curvaceous collection, where abrupt endings are….. Read more »

01 Aug

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My Home Rocks Tours:
The Butler’s DIY Butcher Block Island

by · August 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Butchers Block Kitchen Island

Wendy Butcher of New Haven, Vermont has kindly shared pictures of her fabulous freestanding kitchen island with us, which was made from galvanised pipe and maple lumber, glued and sanded to form a chunky butcher block top by her handy husband, Randy. Many years ago, Wendy had fallen in love with a picture in a home-style magazine of a similar kitchen island design, so when….. Read more »

27 Jun

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Galley Kitchens Ahoy!

by · June 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Via A Thousand Laughing Starfish

Whilst many of us may dream of having a huge open plan kitchen complete with central island, looking out through about 5 metres of bi-fold doors, the reality for the majority of homeowners is the traditional, tried and tested galley style kitchen. So forget that just about every home renovation program on TV is telling you to blow your entire life savings on a monster….. Read more »