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Cosy farmhouse kitchen ideas

I am seriously thinking about ripping out my melamine kitchen and fitting a country or farmhouse kitchen. This is a style that lends itself to comfortable living with tons of personality, and one that's also easy to DIY.

Melamine kitchens are so yesterday! Now, with easy access to a wide variety of tools and materials, almost any homeowner with DIY savvy can install a custom kitchen and finish it in a wide range of options. There are even workshops that you can attend to learn how to make your own kitchen cabinets, and you will find plenty of ideas and helpful tips in our Kitchen Section.

SupaWood (MDF) cabinets can be cut to size at your local Builders Warehouse, quickly assembled, painted and topped off with concrete, Formica, quartz, or wood countertops, or even stainless steel sheet, to create a kitchen that is truly the heart of any home and is built to your specific requirements - without the high cost associated with having a contractor installation.

There was a time when the most important choice for a kitchen was choosing a wood stain or selecting a melamine wrap - but no more! For today's modern kitchens more folks are choosing to customise the heart of their home with paint and wood accents.

With open plan designs, kitchens are the main gathering place in a home and homeowners are putting even more thought into the design. While all-white kitchens are still popular, more busy homeowners are experimenting with colour as they realise the hard work that comes with having to keep a white kitchen spotless.

Installing your own custom kitchen allows you the freedom to be creative in so many ways. It also allows you to build a kitchen as your budget allows, and over a period of time. When many homeowners are struggling to keep up with rising costs, finding the funds to renovate a kitchen can be tricky, but a DIY kitchen project means you can buy materials to make cabinets over a period of time, rather than forking out in one go. 

We receive numerous enquiry for barn doors and we must specify that these are not available as a ready made item. If you want to add barn doors the easiest way to replicate the look is to use pine planks, stained and finished as desired, and to mount these using welded brackets and wheels. Do an online search for a local welder that can make up the hanging system for you.

With open plan designs, kitchens are the main gathering place in a home and homeowners are putting even more thought into the design. While all-white kitchens are still popular, more busy homeowners are experimenting with colour as they realise the hard work that comes with having to keep a white kitchen spotless.

Popular colours for a painted kitchen include earthy tones like dove grey, sage green or buttery yellow. According to Zillow Digs, houses with rooms painted in specific colours sell for more. Plus, the beauty of a painted kitchen is that when you do decide the sell up and move on, it can easily be re-painted in subtle hues to make a home easier to sell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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