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5 budget kitchen ideas to spruce up your home

Ideas & Inspiration / 17 Feb 2021

5 budget kitchen ideas to spruce up your home

Searching for budget kitchen ideas? We have plenty of cost-effective ways to create your dream kitchen.

Many of us are investing in our homes this year. After all, when you’re spending so much time in your abode, it has to be perfect.

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to spend the earth to bring new life to a kitchen. There are plenty of ways to create your dream kitchen without breaking the bank.

Here are 5 budget kitchen ideas that will help you create a cost-effective kitchen without compromising style and quality.

1 - Create a feature wall

Feature wall with open shelving in a modern kitchen

H Line Sutton Scots Grey with Messina Oak handlerail

Feature walls are one of the most budget-friendly ways to make a statement in your kitchen. Incorporating a feature wall will add vibrancy and colour to your scheme without you needing to splash the cash.  

What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to let your personality flourish. Simply pick a colour that will either complement or stand out against your scheme, add some open shelving and display your favourite bits and bobs!

2 - Opt for clever storage solution

Kitchen larder unit storage feature in a shaker kitchen

Marlborough Hunter Green

Better storage solutions mean fewer storage solutions. Take some time to think about how you use your kitchen and choose a storage option that best suits your needs. This will prevent you from needing to purchase extra storage items at a later date.

Choosing smart storage will also allow you to clear your worktops which will instantly improve your kitchen without costing a single penny. If you need a hand picking the right storage for your household, read our helpful kitchen organization guide.

3 - Choose a small kitchen island

Small kitchen island in a shaker kitchen

Kitchen islands are the most sought-after kitchen design features. Pinterest and Instagram are full of enviously large kitchen islands, but you don’t need to go extravagant to add this design feature to your kitchen.

Our kitchen islands are tailored for all kitchen sizes and shapes. Incorporating a small kitchen island into your design will provide you with ample storage and casual seating so you won’t need to splash out on space-eating table and chairs.

4 - Incorporate open shelving

Open shelving in a modern kitchen

Lots of wall units will ramp up the overall cost of your kitchen. Instead, choose to have fewer wall units and add some open shelving.

Choosing open shelving instead of wall units is especially beneficial if your kitchen is on the smaller size. Your kitchen will appear airy and open and simultaneously save you money.

5 - Affordable luxury worktops

Luxury laminate worktops in a modern kitchen

H Line Highland Stone with Ligna Mayfield Oak

Worktops can dramatically change your kitchen's look, but opting for solid worktops is a sure way to make a budget kitchen a costly one.

Laminate worktops are the best worktop option when it comes to value for money. Our range of luxury laminate worktops is available in a selection of life-like stone and wood finishes, perfect for achieving a bespoke look without the bespoke price. They offer superb value for money but are also an exceptionally high-quality product.

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