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Creating a Mood Board

Creating a Mood Board

Whilst thinking about a new kitchen, there must have been something which sparked it such as a need for more space, a picture of another kitchen style, or just time for a refresh. To ensure that these desires are covered, make sure to write them down and share them...

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4 Kitchen Trends in 2019

4 Kitchen Trends in 2019

Those trends that were huge in 2018 are slowly moving over to make way for new trends in 2019. Each year many new trends are predicted, and these are our predictions for kitchen design and style in 2019. Whether you’re looking for a completely new look or just want to...

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Are you Planning a New Kitchen in 2019?

Are you Planning a New Kitchen in 2019?

Is 2019 the year you are planning a new kitchen for your home? Having a new kitchen is very exciting, often a once in a lifetime experience and usually a large project to undertake - there is a great deal to think about. There is a huge choice of kitchens available...

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Kitchen Essentials for University Life

Kitchen Essentials for University Life

It’s the time of year when your children may be flying the nest and heading off to experience university life. Whilst you might think they may have everything they need, here are some university essentials that they shouldn’t forget for their kitchen! Utensils pot: In...

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Something New

Something New

As John Franklin Kitchens entered their 39th year of business, Sue Franklin decided it was time for a new look, a complete rebrand. This was sparked by the need for a new, modern website. Whilst planning this, it seemed like the perfect time to redesign the beloved...

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Small Kitchens can be Beautiful

Small Kitchens can be Beautiful

If you have a small kitchen, don't let it restrict you from having a beautiful kitchen. Even small areas have great potential to be transformed into great work spaces. Design and planning is essential in creating a desirable room in the heart of your home. But don't...

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How to Care and Clean your Wooden Worktops

How to Care and Clean your Wooden Worktops

The kitchen worktop needs care and attention to keep it looking pristine, as it is used on a daily basis. Each wooden worktop has their own characteristics because the wood is a natural product. So, if you’re new to wooden worktops or just need to know the best way to...

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3 Top Paint Colours for Kitchens

3 Top Paint Colours for Kitchens

Whilst planning your new kitchen, you want it to express personality and characteristic. Walking down the paint aisle can be overwhelming with hundreds of variations of colours to choose from, so how will you decide? Don’t forget this colour...

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Chocolate Brownies at Easter

Chocolate Brownies at Easter

This Easter, why not try our delicious homemade Creme egg brownie recipe! Use up all your leftover Easter treats as you’ll need lots of chocolate for this recipe. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25-35 minutes Serves 12/18 Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter...

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4 Top Kitchen Trends for 2018

4 Top Kitchen Trends for 2018

Now is the time to look for a new, stylish kitchen so let’s delve into the latest kitchen trends of 2018. Stylish trends don’t have to be time stamped as these ideas can be trendy for years to come. Let’s take a look at some timeless ideas for your brand-new kitchen,...

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