5 steps to a timeless kitchen

The ingredients you need for a kitchen that will never go out of style

Yes, you've been dreaming about designing a sleek cooking space for years, but before you commit yourself to months of takeaways, there are a few things you need to think about before you get started.

Here's how to create a timeless kitchen that will stand the test of time with these few steps.

1. Paint in neutrals

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Painting kitchens in neutral hues will help them stand the test of time. That doesn't mean you have to paint your kitchen all-white, though, you could try a light grey, and add texture and life with beautiful blooms and tiles.

2. Go for shaker cabinets

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The clean-lined Shaker cabinets are a classic and will give a contemporary country look.

3. Create a classic look with marble countertops

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Marble has timeless appeal. It will bring a classic touch to any décor, with the white stone making small spaces appear more open, and green shades adding freshness to homes.

 4. Opt for a Butler sink

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This classic sink design will give character and a timeless elegance to kitchens.

 5. Let in the light with glass doors

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Whether it's glass cabinet doors or ones that lead out into the garden, it's a great way to open up your kitchen and let the natural light bounce into the room.