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            A Paintable Kitchen Makeover With Geraldine

            NHS doctor by day, interior blogger by night; Geraldine Tan, wanted a design that reflected her passion for colourful decor and was pleased to learn a paintable kitchen makeover would do just that. She also wanted a bespoke scheme that would stand out from the crowd and allow her to quickly change the look to suit new trends. Discover how Howdens worked with Geraldine to create a unique layout that captured her bold style.

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            About Geraldine

             When off duty, Geraldine Tan spends her free time blogging about interior design and her renovation journey with her Victorian terrace home in London. The period property has a lot of original features that Geraldine loves to update with contemporary furniture and bright blocks of colour, adding an invigorating and welcoming effect to her home.

            Before and after

            The design details

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            “I’ve been frustrated that many kitchens only come in standard colours. I adore the flexibility of Howdens’ Chilcomb range, as it means I don’t have to play it safe and I can paint my kitchen in any colour I like.”

            Working with Howdens

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            Range cooker

            Paying homage to the heritage design of the property, Geraldine opted for a cooker from renowned brand, Rangemaster for her layout. Featuring a freestanding design and classic gas burners, it has a timeless appearance that offers Geraldine plenty of space to whip up family meals.

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            American fridge freezer

            Fond of bridging old and new aesthetics, Geraldine opted for an American refrigerator from household brand, Beko, which has a modern look compared to her Rangemaster equipment. This device also offers ample storage, making it easy to fit in fresh groceries for a healthy lifestyle.

            Discover Beko American fridge freezers

            Brass handles

            Geraldine’s signature style has always been playful and experimental, so she chose brass handgrips instead of steel versions for her units to create a luxe effect. As well as contrasting her silver appliances for an eclectic look, these fixtures add warmth to make the space more inviting.

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            Quartz counters

            Wanting a uniform look in her scheme, Geraldine decided on quartz counters, which have a consistent pattern thanks to its engineered construction. She chose a style from our bespoke solid surface collection, which is custom made for an exact fit. This also reduced the number of joins for a seamless effect.

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