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Build the Kitchen of Your Dreams

When you live in your own home and prepare meals for yourself and your family or entertain a lot then you are probably one of those people who have a dream kitchen in mind. There are so many renovation shows on television that it just inspires you to want to create that dream kitchen for yourself. It is good to know that there are wonderful building materials stores and tile warehouses that can help you to realise your kitchen dreams.

Before you build it, you should plan it. So give this some thought. What do you want in your kitchen? What type of appliances do you want? What colour should it be? Where should the sink, the cupboards and the stove go? How do you want the kitchen to be laid out? To determine the answers of these questions go and stand in your current kitchen. Look at it and figure out the answers. Next, take some measurements of the size of the kitchen. Now scale those measurements on a sheet of paper. Basically you will draw the existing kitchen’s outline on a sheet of paper. On a separate sheet, draw an outline of the cupboards, sink and appliances that need to go into the new kitchen. Cut it out and this will allow you to move the items around to see which layout will work best for the size of kitchen you have.

Decide on the design of the kitchen. Do you want modern or classic? Should it have bold colours or neutral shades? And stick to the colour you decide. If you want a red and white kitchen, get all the elements in those colours. Just because something is on sale, doesn’t mean you have to get it, especially if it doesn’t fit in with the colour scheme. Make sure that you are strict in this area because you don’t want to have a kitchen that is crazy looking because you decided that you like a specific item that didn’t fit in with your design. You could regret it later, so your saving would be costly in the end. Stick to the design. When you choose the tiles, counter tops and appliances, they should all fit together in terms of the style you want to achieve.

Add a few details that are personal to your style preference yet suits the design of the kitchen. These are fun and interesting decor elements that you can bring into the kitchen such as a creative canvas to hang on the wall, adding an elegant vase with flowers, or using decorative containers for the sugar, coffee and tea. The decor elements that you add will depend on your style and personality.

You can have your dream kitchen when you have a bit of imagination because you can find what you want at a building materials shop and tile warehouse. Just remember that you must have the plan and design and theme in mind when you are looking for the different items, materials and colours for your new kitchen.

Elite Trade Centre is a building and hardware store that provides a wide range of products including building materials for builders, home owners and building contractors. We are a one stop shop for all your building requirements stretching all the way from the bathroom to outdoor building projects. Email: info@elitetradecentre.co.za Address: 2955 M21, Mapetla, North West Gauteng

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