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Kitchen colours and finishes - what you need to know in 2020

Kitchen trends are always a popular topic.  When you renovate your kitchen you want to make sure it is current. More importantly you should make sure it will stand the test of time unless of course you don’t mind renovating again in 5 years time.


The all-white kitchen will always be popular and it is a timeless look but it certainly isn’t for everybody. If you have children then all-white will guarantee you are always in the kitchen cleaning. No thanks!

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Darker colours in kitchens were a new trends through 2019 and this will continue into 2020.  Darker tones of wood like walnut are appearing in kitchen joinery as much as it is in stone for benchtops.

Find out what colours will be trending in 2020 here.


If you are interested in using these darker wood tones in your kitchen try balancing them with lighter shades for a contemporary look.

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Navy and greens are good colours to use in kitchen joinery if you want to get away from the greys, whites and blacks.  Navy is a timeless colour and looks really fresh with white and grey.  Muted tones of green will give your kitchen an organic and earthy look.  One that is very popular at the moment in interiors and will be for sometime seeing as there is so much focus on the environment these days.

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Bring in some mid-toned timber to warm up this look and keep in with the natural look.

We are continuing to love raw and natural materials in our kitchens.  This enables us to bring lots of texture and interest into the kitchen through the use of stone, marble, timber and metals.


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Some of the marble and stone available now make a beautiful focal point to any kitchen, whether you use it on the benchtop, the splashback or the floor.

If you love colour and want to add something unique to your kitchen then why not splurge on one of the many coloured appliances available.  From fridges to kettles and ovens you can introduce an eye-catching pieces that will be the star of your kitchen.

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And, of course there are more and more options available in tapware. Matt black is still very popular but here are many other options to choose from like gunmetal grey, brass, nickel, copper, brushed, polished and even white. If you can afford to splash out on some statement tapware, I strongly suggest you do so. It can lift your kitchen to the next level.

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I hope this has given you some ideas if you are in the market for a new kitchen or if you are just doing a bit of a facelift.

What is your style when it comes to kitchens? Let us know in the comments.

Until next time,

Happy decorating

Trudi.x

3 November 2019



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