Be inspired by this blue-painted country kitchen

Love sneaking a look around other people's homes? Take a look at this classic blue-painted country-kitchen from Ideal Home. For more kitchen makeovers, visit

Hand-built Shaker-style cabinets, smart granite worktops and reclaimed flagstones give this traditional kitchen a luxury feel. Adding colour to your kitchen can create a more welcoming space - the owners painted their units blue for a unique look.


Sink and tap
Kitchen Appliances 123

1/6 Similar flagstones

kitchen with blue colouerd counter and sink

(Image credit: Alison Hammond)

Masco Architectural Salvage

2/6 Cream range cooker

kitchen with blue coloured and cooker and chimney

(Image credit: Alison Hammond)

A farmhouse-style cream and black range cooker contrasts with the blue-painted units.

Range cooker
John Lewis
Granite worktop
Bristol Marble and Granite
Casserole dish

3/6 Stainless-steel splashback

kitchen with blue coloured and cooker and chimney

(Image credit: Alison Hammond)

The stainless-steel splashback and cooker hood give this traditional kitchen an updated look.

Cooker hood and splashback

Appliance Source

4/6 Corner bench

room with kitchen table and pillows on sitting area

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A corner bench is a clever way of providing more seating where space is tight in a kitchen-diner. The owners had this bench made to measure and had it painted to match their kitchen units.

Similar clock
John Lewis
Woodchester Cabinet Makers

5/6 Underseat storage

kitchen with storage with sky blue coloured and pillows

(Image credit: Alison Hammond)

Underseat storage built into the bespoke bench is a clever use of space, creating an extra place to store away bulky mixing bowls and serveware.

St Jude's
Similar bakeware
Jamie At Home

Similar seating
Scumble Goosie

6/6 The kitchen before the makeover

kitchen before makeover

(Image credit: Alison Hammond)

The old kitchen was ripped out and fitted with bespoke units and built-in seating.

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Thea Babington-Stitt
Managing Editor

Thea Babington-Stitt is the Managing Editor for Ideal Home. Thea has been working across some of the UK’s leading interiors titles for around 10 years.

She started working on these magazines and websites after graduating from City University London with a Masters in Magazine Journalism. Before moving to Ideal Home, Thea was News and Features Editor at Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc and Country Homes & Interiors.