5 Steps to Planning Your Dream Kitchen

Written by John Nicoll

Is your kitchen ready for a change? Now is the perfect time to transform your kitchen into the dream space you have always wanted. Whether you’re looking to create a family kitchen, an intimate space, or an open area for entertaining, we have you covered.

This exciting yet challenging task needs planning carefully. Take a look at our top tips to help you build your dream kitchen.

Think About Your Lighting

Lighting is one of the most important elements of your kitchen. It’s amazing how much of a difference lights can create within ambience and practicality of your kitchen design. Firstly, think about which lights will be best for how you want use your kitchen.

If you’re a keen cook, it’s ideal to install practical lighting for your worktops. If you’re looking to create a unique breakfast bar, pendant lighting is perfect for illuminating the space.

Bring in Your Personality

Redesigning your kitchen is a great way to showcase your personality through your designs and inspirational pieces. Think about everything from the colour palette, accessories, appliances and wall art.

Something simple such as a retro patterned plate, a sample of wallpaper or a pretty tile is a perfect starting point for choosing a theme or colour scheme.

Think About Your Style

Take your time to browse around an array of different kitchen designs to feel what is right for you and gage what things you are looking for. We have showrooms across the UK available for you to view our range of stylish and affordable kitchens, designed to suit any budget or style.

Consider Your Budget

Your budget is a critical element when it comes to creating your dream kitchen. It’s easy to get carried away but always think about what you can afford. Determine what you really need and document your costings and make sure it’s inclusive of building works, units, worktops, installation fees, accessories and appliances. This way you can keep on top of your budget.

The Finishing Touches

Nothing transforms a kitchen like the finishing touches. It’s the little details that make a difference and can make an inexpensive kitchen look a million dollars. Why not add quirky handles to your cabinets, unique barstools to your breakfast bar or even colourful artwork to brighten the space.

If you’re looking to plan your dream kitchen, our experts at Kutchenhaus Preston can help you. As the world’s largest kitchen manufacturer, quality is one of the key points of all our products, which is evident from all of our kitchens.

We are here to help you with your kitchen renovation every step of the way, from discussing your ideas, to planning and bringing your ideas to life, to the purchase of your dream kitchen.

If you would like to find out more about our kitchens and how we can help you, book an appointment today.