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23 best-ever tips for a perfect kitchen

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Before we start, we want to make it clear that we're not saying that you need to embrace ALL of these ideas to get a dreamy kitchen! Naturally, your personal style preferences are going to play a huge part in how your kitchen looks and functions, but we wanted to give you some easy pointers today, just to get you started in terms of a new kitchen plan! We know that professional kitchen designers will be able to help you include everything you want and need into your space, but you might discover a few must-haves here that you never considered before and really, can you ever have too much inspiration? We don't think so, so let's take a look at some things you should, potentially, be considering!

1. Be sure to include countertop-specific lighting.

Old-Meets-New Modern kitchen by Krantz Designs Modern
Krantz Designs

Old-Meets-New

Krantz Designs

2. Try to include a beautiful and storage-filled island

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Modern Country Farmhouse Kitchen

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3. Keep glasses close to hand with open shelves.

4. Add extra style with a tiled splashback.

5. Stash away small appliances to keep counters clear!

Pedini Arkè in Blue Night and Elm Modern kitchen by Urban Myth Modern
Urban Myth

Pedini Arkè in Blue Night and Elm

Urban Myth

6. A classic larder cupboard is STILL a must-have!

Kitchen in a box! Minimalist kitchen by Hallwood Furniture Minimalist
Hallwood Furniture

Kitchen in a box!

Hallwood Furniture

7. Don't remove period features that are already in place!

8. Create clearly defined cooking, prep and eating zones!

9. Personalise your storage by focussing on what's important to you. This recipe book shelf is exactly what we're talking about!

The Scandinavian Kitchen Scandinavian style kitchen by Papilio Scandinavian
Papilio

The Scandinavian Kitchen

Papilio

10. Think about maintaining easy transitions between the sink and stove.

The Original British Standard Kitchen Country style kitchen by British Standard by Plain English Country Wood Wood effect
British Standard by Plain English

The Original British Standard Kitchen

British Standard by Plain English

11. How about a separate wine fridge? Yes please!

12. Be clever with seating and include as much as you can!

Classic, yet Contemporary Classic style kitchen by Rencraft Classic
Rencraft

Classic, yet Contemporary

Rencraft

13. Use your extractor hood as an opportunity to impress!

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Chelsea Harbour Apartment

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14. Housing your sink in your island will make food prep so much easier!

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Cue & Co of London

KITCHENS: The Ladbroke

Cue & Co of London

15. Don't be afraid to experiment with traditional styling!

The Hampton Court Kitchen by deVOL Classic style kitchen by deVOL Kitchens Classic
deVOL Kitchens

The Hampton Court Kitchen by deVOL

deVOL Kitchens

16. Mix things up with some glass-fronted cabinets.

Laura Ashley Range Country style kitchen by Hehku Country
Hehku

Laura Ashley Range

Hehku

17. Embrace a pop of colour!

18. Think about some pretty and fresh farmhouse styling.

Laura Ashley Range Country style kitchen by Hehku Country
Hehku

Laura Ashley Range

Hehku

19. Hang your pans and utensils, like a pro!

20. Include lots of practical storage solutions, such as drawer dividers.

Classic, yet Contemporary Classic style kitchen by Rencraft Classic
Rencraft

Classic, yet Contemporary

Rencraft

21. Add some softness with pretty window dressings.

Farmhouse Style Kitchen Classic style kitchen by homify Classic
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Farmhouse Style Kitchen

homify

22. Include a rack for crockery, instead of hiding it away!

Modern Classic Kitchen Classic style kitchen by homify Classic
homify

Modern Classic Kitchen

homify

23. Make better use of your corners. Just look at this cabinet!

For even more kitchen tips, take a look at this Ideabook: Creative kitchen ideas.

Did you find any surprising new ideas for you kitchen here?
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