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            Traditional Kitchen Ideas

            Whether it is adding decorative details or choosing time-honoured colours, these traditional kitchen ideas offer different ways to create an interior inspired by classic style. Focusing on natural materials and textures, traditional schemes show how you can create a layout that is comfortable, cosy, and full of charm. This guide contains real examples from our customer’s homes and includes a collection of on-trend looks curated by our design experts to inspire your traditional kitchen transformation.

            Our top traditional kitchen designs

            • 1. Style with shaker

              With a five-piece construction, framed fronts offer the ultimate period style. For an authentic look, opt for a design made from solid wood.
            • 2. Simple and slab

              While shaker fronts capture classic aesthetics the best, slab fronts provide a simple look that makes them a great small traditional kitchen idea. 
            • 3. Get ahead with grey

              Go for a grey traditional kitchen idea by switching your cupboard doors to this cool hue to create a trend-led layout.
            • 4. Cosy up with cream

              Heritage interiors have a continuing appeal because they utilise features that will transcend trends, such as cream fronts.
            • 5. Embrace the grain

              Natural materials are one of the core elements behind traditional schemes, which means grained textures are central to creating this aesthetic.
            • 6. Paint it your way

              For a heritage look that will stand the test of time, choose fronts that can be repainted in the latest shades for a sustainable take on a traditional design.
            • 7. Slim down on doors

               Use thinner cupboard doors, such as those found in our Allendale collection, for a budget traditional kitchen idea that will add period style for less.

            • 8. Add ornate details

              Curate a high-end feel in your traditional interior by adding features that have decorative details, like the beaded frame of our Elmbridge fronts.

            • 9. Fall for framed

              In-frame furniture is making a comeback and has long been a favoured style for traditional interiors, thanks to the handcrafted look it creates.
            • 10. Dress it up

              To create an authentic period layout, include storage that has a handmade look, like dresser units, which are a staple feature in traditional kitchen designs.

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