Designing a kitchen for Entertaining – 8 top tips!

While entertaining guests in the home is just a dream at the moment, it won’t be long before we can welcome family and friends back, now the Covid vaccination programme is under way. One of the benefits of lockdown has been that we’ve all improved our culinary skills so it’s the ideal time to look [...]

2021-02-05T14:12:58+00:00February 5th, 2021|Ideas, Kitchens|

Are Glass Kitchen Cabinets for you?

Ever thought of glass cabinetry in your kitchen but are a little daunted about putting the contents of your cupboards on display? At Handcrafted Kitchens we’ve seen a steady rise in popularity over the last couple of years and we actually think it’s about choosing the right things to display and styling them well. [...]

2021-01-29T11:10:12+00:00January 29th, 2021|Ideas, Kitchens|

Create Calm with Kitchen House Plants

Have you got the January blues after removing the Christmas tree from your home? There may be a scientific reason for this. Research proves that plants and trees in the home reduce stress levels, increase productivity and boost mood. They also purify the air, keeping debris away from your lungs. So why not add some [...]

2021-01-22T12:49:58+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Ideas, Kitchens|

Home working bespoke office furniture, Cheshire

Working from home? Fed up of paperwork cluttering your living space? Future proof your home and invest in bespoke office furniture so that you can enjoy and relax working from home. Whether you have a whole room to dedicate to a home study or you simply want to utilise unused space in a hall way, [...]

2020-12-11T13:02:29+00:00December 11th, 2020|Ideas, Office|

Make your kitchen perfect for Christmas 2020 shopping locally

Christmas 2020 will certainly be a Christmas none of us will forget for a while. But, with the welcome news that three households can gather together during the holiday time we all look forward, like never before, to a family Christmas. So, whether you will be celebrating Christmas in the kitchen, dining room or open [...]

2020-11-27T15:22:19+00:00November 26th, 2020|Ideas, Kitchens|

Is the kitchen work triangle still a relevant design rule?

You have probably heard of the ‘kitchen work triangle’ but what is it and how does it apply to contemporary kitchen design? The concept was developed in the 1940’s by researchers at the University of Illinois School of Architecture. Its purpose was to cut construction costs by standardizing practices, not necessarily to make kitchens more [...]

2020-10-23T16:33:20+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Ideas, Kitchens|

10 kitchen appliances for fans of The Great British Bake Off

As we face the next few weeks of uncertainty about which tier we are in and what we are allowed to do, one thing remains constant, the comfort of own kitchen and the knowledge that we will have more time to spend in our homes. So, why not get creative and use the time in [...]

2020-10-16T12:48:39+00:00October 16th, 2020|Ideas, Kitchens|