Planning an open plan kitchen-diner
An open plan kitchen-diner is everybody’s dream. If your kitchen is looking a little dingy, perhaps it’s time to rip it out and start again. Here’s how to create a stylish look in a big space – and on a budget.
Why have a kitchen–diner?
We all want a kitchen –diner, whether its family–sized or petite. After all, not only is a dining area highly practical it’s also one of the first things buyers will look for when the time comes to sell up. Knocking through a dining room to make an open–plan kitchen is worth the investment and even fitting a breakfast bar in a small kitchen is a very good move.
What goes where?
If possible, your eating area should always be nearest the garden. If you live in a flat, put the table near the windows. If you do have a garden you’ll have the option of installing French or concertina doors, which means you can open up your kitchen to the outside space. Read more »