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How to Create a Nature-Inspired Kitchen

One silver lining of the pandemic has been that many of us are more in touch with the outdoors than we ever were before.

When we think back to April, we can almost feel the silence radiating from the empty roads and hear the birds chirping in the trees.

In many ways, it was something of a perfect storm – not only were there fewer manmade noises but because we were stuck spending lots of time indoors, it made us appreciate the time we got to spend out even more.

That daily walk was the highlight of many people’s days – an opportunity to breathe fresh air and take in the sights, sounds and smells that nature has to offer.

And, based on the last few months, it seems that this experience has had a life-changing impact on many of us, with lots of people keen to bring more of the outdoors into their home.

Image of a natural kitchen design featuring a variety of natural materials and textures

Pay Attention To Textures And Materials

‘Natural’ kitchen designs, like the one pictured here, are becoming hugely popular – with lots of natural light fused together with natural textures, like wood and stone.

It’s earthier, it’s more real, and it puts us in touch with the great outdoors, even when it’s bucketing down outside!

A close-up portrait image of the storage solutions in this nature-inspired kitchen

Works With Other Kitchen Trends

The natural kitchen works beautifully with some of the other popular trends right now, including urban and concrete, meaning you can incorporate multiple key themes for a fresh and modern kitchen design.

Going Green

You can’t go natural without it. The nature-inspired kitchen gives you the perfect platform to introduce plants and greenery into your space, making it the ultimate inside/outside kitchen.

It’s also a really easy way to change up your kitchen design, depending on your mood, or the season. A windowsill full of fragrant summer herbs always puts a smile on our faces!

A close-up image of a modern kitchen sink with wall-mounted taps in this modern kitchen design A close-up image of transparent wooden hanging cabinets in a nature-inspired kitchen

Contact Us for Natural Kitchen Design

Our kitchen showroom is open for private appointments, so if you’d like to talk about how a natural kitchen could transform your home, get in touch and we can talk through your options.

Call us on 020 3603 2898 or you can book a consultation here.

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What our customers say ...

  • 5 star review  We are in love with our new kitchen. Joanne and her team were great from start to finish. We felt in safe hands. Our kitchen was part of a larger extension project and Joanne worked with our builders to ensure the kitchen installation was delivered on schedule. Communication was quick and helpful throughout the process. We would recommend to anyone.

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  • 5 star review  Joanne and her team were excellent, from our initial consultation with her ,through to the design and installation stages. She is a professional. We had full confidence in her to deliver our small kitchen. She was always available to resolve any queries or issues that we had. We would highly recommend Joanne to project manage your new kitchen to run through the various options , developing and creating your stylish kitchen.

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  • 5 star review  Joanne and team did an excellent job designing, project managing and installing our new kitchen. We knew we were in safe hands when we first met her at her fabulous show room to discuss ideas and designs. She was approachable and realistic and there was no hard sell. Joanne had put 3D designs together and clearly explained the pros and cons of each proposal. Throughout the entire process, she was dedicated to making everything perfect, making multiple visits and she also answered queries promptly. Joanne's attention to detail is exceptional! The customer service level was top notch, fantastic, we love our new kitchen and highly recommend Joanne and this company to family and friends. The whole experience was easy, and Joanne is a pleasure to deal with! Thanks again :)

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  • 5 star review  Incredible professional service, Joanne went through everything that was needed to make the project a pleasure The kitchen design is excellent with some really great features that make all the difference. The fitting from start to finish was spot on with Joanne visiting at every stage of the build . So pleased with the whole experience from start to finish, Joanne was recommended to me and I would not hesitate to recommend her myself. Jack Walkey

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  • 5 star review  Joanne from Appleton Kitchens helped us by designing an amazing kitchen with which we are delighted. She was very helpful and has unbelievable attention to detail. She was at hand to help from the moment of design to having the whole kitchen fitted. I have never seen such excellent customer service.

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  • 5 star review  I don't usually write reviews however this company is worth a write up. Appleton Kitchens was recommend to me by a friend. However I did go to multiple kitchen companies to make the comparison. With regards to quality and cost there was no where else that compared. You won’t get a pushy sales pitch, any queries were answered promptly. Joanne made multiple visits to my property to ensure the measurements were spot on during the build. Again during the kitchen installation she was on site to make sure everything was there and on track. What was key for me is you get a "Service" which was exactly was I was after. I am so pleased with my kitchen!

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Our consultations allow us to get to know one another so we can create a sleek and stylish kitchen that will complete your home. So, if you are based in or around Cheadle, and in search of a German Pro-norm Kitchen that is bespoke to your lifestyle, get in touch.

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Saturday 10am – 4pm
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