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Hamptons Kitchen Island Bench

Modern Country Style Cabinetry for a new home.

May 3 2017

Kitchen with White Shaker Doors for modern country feel. This newly built country home has style and sophistication and the warmth a traditional farmhouse. This has been achieved in the kitchen with the clever selection of the warm tones of the natural timber floor, crisp white cabinetry in the traditional shaker style and muted blue tiled splashbacks. […]

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6 Storage Ideas for Corner Cabinets.

March 31 2017

The corner cabinet. Kitchens in most older homes will have at least one corner cabinet. They are renown for being the spot in the kitchen where you will probably find that appliance or utensil that you are missing, expired food items or in extreme cases a forgotten member of the family. They are awkward to […]

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Roadworks affecting access to showroom

February 20 2017

Due to roadworks, access to our showroom and factory will be from a temporary service lane from the LaTrobe St end of Learmonth St as of 21st February.

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5 Traps to avoid when getting quotes for a new kitchen.

January 30 2017

So you’ve bitten the bullet and decided it’s time to replace the old kitchen and update. This should be an exciting time. At the end of the process you will have your dream kitchen. Or will you? Getting quotes from joiners can be a minefield of technical jargon, different hardware and finishes. At the end […]

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Happy New Year!

December 22 2016

Wishing everyone a great New Year! We will be back on Monday 16th January 2017.

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White Country Kitchen with shaker door

Modern Country Kitchen – Daylesford

December 16 2016

A new kitchen for an original Daylesford home. Daylesford had humble beginnings. Originally called Wombat, Daylesford became an official municipality in 1859. Its beginnings in 1851 began with the discovery of gold where Lake Daylesford is now. The town grew and many large mines were established in the area.  In 1860 Town planners set aside 10 acres […]

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Industrial vibe meets Country Kitchen

November 4 2016

An Eclectic mix of country styling and Industrial elements makes this kitchen quite unique. This kitchen was styled with a shaker door manufactured by Matthews Joinery and 2 pac painted in a satin finish. The handle gives the door the Industrial feel with a Furnware Dorset handle from the Iron Bridge range being used throughout […]

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A place to sit.

October 7 2016

Make use of the space under a window or beside a fireplace. It’s amazing how useful the space below a window can be. We have created many window seats that double up as extra storage. They can have lift up lids or pull out drawers depending on what you will be storing in them. The […]

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Kitchen Island and Peninsula Benches

August 19 2016

Everyone wants an Island Bench in their new kitchen. The inclusion of an island bench is one of the most requested elements I get for new kitchens.  The first question to be addressed is do we have enough space in the room to comfortably fit an island bench in? A minimum of 900mm walkway is […]

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Hired a Kitchen Designer? Here’s How to Prep for Your First Meeting

July 19 2016

Here’s a great article from HOUZZ that’s worth a read. You’ve done the research, asked around for recommendations, and have finally made the big step to hire a designer to help you create your kitchen. The designer’s most important role is to identify what’s right for the client, but how you communicate your requirements, taste, […]

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