Buying a Kitchen: The Beginners Guide

Photo by Lincoln Barbour & Jessica Glynn For many families, the kitchen is the most important room in the house. It’s a room that needs to fulfil many functions and not taking the time to thoroughly plan your new kitchen, could be a costly mistake. This guide will show you what to keep in mind [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Kitchen Layout

Introduction Getting the layout right is an essential step to ensure that you have a kitchen that will be easy to navigate and practical to use. Layout consists of more than placement of furniture and items however. In the kitchen, layout is also influenced by the use of appliances, storage, height and depth of work [...]

Top 15 Kitchen Accessories for Beginners

Introduction Setting up house is a very exciting step toward independence, but knowing which kitchen gadgets to buy can be quite overwhelming. Use this guide to plan your new kitchen’s purchases and remember that you don’t have to get everything at once. Buying one item every couple of months will be kind to your budget [...]

Beginner’s Guide To Kitchen Appliances

Photo by Lianna Tarantin & Sous Style Introduction Choosing your first major kitchen appliance can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re not sure what features to look out for. With this handy guide, we’ll give you all the necessary advice to make an informed decision. We’ll cover everything except the kitchen sink and even [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Kitchen Worktops

Photo by Molly Winters Introduction A kitchen renovation is a very big undertaking and the options of finishes and fixtures are so vast, that you may often feel completely overwhelmed. This guide will take you through the steps of choosing the right countertop for your kitchen, from the material and maintenance to pros and cons. [...]

Beginner’s Guide To Kitchen Lighting

Introduction Lighting affects both how we use and how we experience a space. And with the kitchen becoming the centre of the home for family, work and entertainment, lighting is a critical part of the design of the room. Unfortunately, lighting is often treated as an afterthought, something that gets added when most of the [...]

The Top 10 Celebrity Kitchens in Ireland

Apart from the Celtic cross, Guinness and rolling fields of green, Ireland is building up quite the inventory of celebrities. It may be the scenic beauty of the landscape, friendly locals or privacy that draw big names to Ireland’s tranquil environment. Here, celebrity houses are unlike their big-city counterparts; homes are often smaller and have [...]