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Top 5 projects of the week—Hidden extensions to kitchen makeovers

Alissa Ugolini—homify UK Alissa Ugolini—homify UK
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This week, we showcased many handy tips that our readers can easily take on board, as well as some stunning transformation projects happening around the UK. From complete renovations, side return extensions, and tips for the upcoming summer months, we have an exciting selection of top 5 posts for this week that are just begging to be read again. Check them out…

1. House with a whirlwind of surprises

Clapham, SW4:  Houses by Build Team
Build Team

Clapham, SW4

Build Team

Some of the most exciting projects on the homify platform are those that tell one story from the outside, and another from the inside. This was very much the case for this London home, as behind this typical brick frontage lay an incredible modern extension and an interior fit out that was full of surprises! To take a tour through this stellar home again, click here.

2. Five big ideas for small kitchens

Oftentimes, especially if we're renting, we don't get to choose the size of our kitchens. However, there are a few simple ways to make it appear bigger than it is, and, it's much easier than you might think! To take a read through the tips, click here.

3. Before & after: Drab to fab kitchen renovation

This tired, old kitchen was in desperate need of an update. And thankfully, it was awarded a totally new lease on life and rescued from its former self. To see the stunning transformation in full, click here.

4. Six tips for outdoor entertaining

Swallow collection of homewares:  Dining room by Sophie Allport
Sophie Allport

Swallow collection of homewares

Sophie Allport

Summer is coming, so it's only fitting that we would want to spend those precious days outdoors. You might have a wonderful outdoor area, but are you using it to the best of its ability? To learn how to maximise your outdoor entertaining space, click here.

5. From dreary to dream home

Wrap around side return:   by Zebra Property Group
Zebra Property Group

Wrap around side return

Zebra Property Group

As we've come to learn, side return extensions are one of the hottest residential architecture trends in the UK today. And it's not hard to understand why. A little bit of space can go a long way, especially when it comes to changing the internal spatial layout and ambience of your living room. This was the case for this London home, when a few additional metres has made all the difference in the world. If you'd like to see the makeover again, click here.

Did your favourite make the list? Let us know in the comments section below.
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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