A feature wall is an easy way to add a cheery pop of colour to your kitchen and give it a quick re-fresh and they don’t come much more cheerful and colourful than these new wallpaper designs from Mini Moderns.Read more →
Not convinced by wallpaper in the kitchen? Our kitchen of the week might just change your mind.
This striking geometric wallpaper is a backdrop for what’s described as a ‘breakfast nook.’ It’s not an area that’s likely to get splashed or spattered – the cooking area and sink in this kitchen have walls tiled in elegant Mutina tiles in pale grey.Read more →
Wall murals, like this one from Photowall, are a quick and easy way to update your kitchen, create a feature wall, or help define the dining area in your open-plan kitchen scheme.
There are over 4000, made to measure motifs, to choose from, including old brick walls (perfect for your industrial style kitchen scheme), beautiful beach scenes, London maps, old world maps, a parade of cherry blossom trees – even The Beatles Abbey Road album cover.
Even better, if you can’t find anything you like, you can upload your own image and design your own custom-made wallpaper.
However, we like this simple, subtle design, called Pattern Jay, which costs £37 per metre.
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The simple, yet effective, ‘High Rise’ design would make an eye-catching feature wall in an eclectic kitchen scheme.
The intricate, detailed drawings in ‘Roots & Fruits’ would fit perfectly into a country kitchen scheme.Read more →
Last week we were convinced summer had arrived, now it’s cold and gloomy again. So, we’re starting to think that the only way to bring some summer colour into your kitchen is with some cheerful floral fabrics, wallpapers and accessories.
Garden Party is the latest wallpaper collection from Boråstapeter. The pretty designs combine delicate floral patterns with a slightly nostalgic touch.
Nice yes? Here’s a close up.
Want to see more summery, floral kitchens?
The Japanese-style garden scene wallpaper makes this kitchen diner feel light, bright and full of personality. What a nice place to start the day.
Simple units and wooden worktops provide the perfect backdrop for a pretty floral blind. The tea towel, oven gloves and floral mugs are nice finishing touches.
A bespoke bench, built under the window, scattered with floral and checked cushions, creates a cosy seating area, in this country kitchen diner.Read more →
Do you fancy something a bit different on your kitchen walls? How about a wall of natural bamboo, climbing plants, or glamorous black sequins? All are possible and much more, thanks to the Captured Reality Collection of digitally printed wallpaper murals, from Mr Perswall. The collection features 26 designs that create the illusion of architectural details, industrial finishes and textured surfaces. I particularly like this realistic Brick Wall.
but perhaps this industrial style Painted Concrete Wall is more your thing?
or you could add natural warmth with an Old Wooden Wall
a splash of colour with bright Turquoise Mosaic walls
or add rustic charm to your kitchen diner with White Flake Off Paint walls.
Do you like the look? We’d love to know what you think.
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Have you ever started to decorate a room and halfway through started to question if you’ve picked the right colour?
Tester pots are fab but not always the best guide. And if you’re redoing your kitchen, you’ve got quite enough to think about beyond the walls.
Not sure what your kitchen would look like with some deep red walls?
Or maybe you’d prefer a hit of sunny yellow?
It’s a great way to experiment with colour without all heartache of suddenly realising electric blue isn’t for you…
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If you’re lucky enough to be dashing off to Paris tomorrow, to spend the day at Maison & Objet, here’s a sneaky peak as to what you can expect to see.
Little Greene‘s latest collection of historical wallpapers will be launched. There are seven designs, over 35 papers, inspired by the English Heritage’s archives, in the London Wallpapers III collection, including:
Both would make a colourful and interesting feature wall in a kitchen diner.
Famille Summerbelle Ltd will be there with there fun and quirky range of mugs, trays and tea towels.Read more →
If you want to create a vibrant, colourful feature wall in your kitchen-diner, look no further than Sophie Conran’s new collection of wallcoverings for Arthouse. There are nine beautiful designs in her new ‘Reflections’ range, all inspired by her travels across the globe and her childhood in the English countryside.
This vibrant red design works well in this kitchen-diner, with the hi-gloss red and grey furniture and simple white shutters and floor. It would look equally striking with black furniture and accessories, too.
And this pretty floral design would add a fresh twist to a country-style kitchen.Read more →