Blog

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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
Easter Chocolate Brownies

Easter Chocolate Brownies

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...

read more
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,...

read more
How to Plan Your Perfect Kitchen

How to Plan Your Perfect Kitchen

When it comes to finding your perfect kitchen, there are many different things you need to consider. Planning is essential. You have ideas bouncing around in your head, magazine cuttings and Pinterest boards full of inspiration. Putting all these ideas together and...

read more
Lamb Koftas with Aubergine Dip

Lamb Koftas with Aubergine Dip

Delicious new recipe .... Lamb Koftas with Aubergine Dip - Serve 6 as a starter. 500g lamb mince 1tsp ground cumin 2tsp ground coriander 2 cloves garlic, peeled & crushed 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves Flatbreads, salad & mint leaves to serve For the Aubergine Dip 2 small...

read more
Kitchen Styles

Kitchen Styles

Would you love a contemporary kitchen? We were approached by a couple, with a young family, who were renovating their 1970's house in Butleigh, near Glastonbury. They were looking for a local kitchen company that could provide them with their dream kitchen.  John...

read more
Fitted Bedroom Furniture

Fitted Bedroom Furniture

Fitted wardrobes can really complete a stylish bedroom. We have recently fitted a mixture of mirror & oak fronted wardrobes for a customer near Ilminster in Somerset. The brief was for maximum storage with a mixture of hanging space, shelving & internal drawers. Plus...

read more