A new study by Mortgage Choice has shown that more than a third of Australian homeowners are intending to renovate their homes within the next year and it is most likely that they will renovate their kitchen or bathroom first. Home owners spend more money on kitchen renovations than on any other home improvement project. Here’s why you should consider renovating your kitchen this year.

Where is the best place to put the microwave in your kitchen? For a bulky appliance that we use every day, there are many pros and cons as well as safety reasons for each microwave location. The right place for your kitchen will depend on the size of your space, your family and the structure of your kitchen design. Here are some alternate places for your microwave to help you to choose the configuration that’s right for your kitchen and lifestyle.

If you are not blessed with a large kitchen this doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful and functional kitchen area. There are many strategic design tricks you can use to maximize the space you have available and create the impression of a bigger kitchen. We hope these 8 creative tips for your small kitchen will help you make it feel large and spacious.

The vintage chalkboard trend is still standing strong, so why not integrate a creative chalkboard surface in your kitchen. Whether it is in the form of a family planner, splashback or inspiration wall, chalkboard paint in the kitchen is both functional and creative and allows you to experiment with different colours and designs. Here are some fresh ways to use chalkboard paint in the kitchen or any part of your home.