Advice Blog

Favourite reads on my Advice Blog

Kitchen Larder Design

You don’t need a huge kitchen to incorporate a kitchen larder, learn more here.

Outdoor Kitchen Design

BBQ-ing just got serious with new outdoor kitchens! Can you design and build one yourself?

How Difficult Is It To Move My Kitchen Sink?

If asked where the kitchen sink goes, most would say in front of a window but can it be moved?

How to Buy A Kitchen For the Best Price

Read my six top dodges to get you the best value for your new kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen Design Somerset

BBQ-ing just got serious with new outdoor kitchens! The Classic British BBQ is centred around the BBQ with all, bar the meat, being prepared in the kitchen and brought out to the table. But this can be done better!

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Why Pay for Kitchen Design?

You can have Kitchen design done for free almost anywhere, so why pay for it?

Remember, nothing is ever free! They are running a business which means that they have an agenda to SELL you a kitchen for the most money.

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Kitchen Larder Design

You don’t need a huge kitchen to incorporate a kitchen larder, learn more here.

Remote Kitchen Design

With many people not having had this much spare time in perhaps years, we are spending a lot of time googling for ideas about how to keep ourselves entertained during self isolation. However, we need to think of this as being given the gift of time.

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Love It or List It like Kirstie Allsopp!

Our homes are our castle and with COVID-19, we are going to be spending a lot of time in them! Now is a great time to evaluate yours to work out how you can Love it or List it.

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Traditional Kitchens

Traditional kitchens are hugely popular throughout Somerset and the rest of the UK. Not only are they beautiful and stylish but they create a warm, homely feel that no other style kitchen can provide for you.

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Kitchen Design Services

Here at The Kitchen Lady in Somerset, we offer a full kitchen design service to turn your dream kitchen into reality.

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Hygiene in the Kitchen

So we're all a little worried about hygiene at the moment with Covid-19 around so here is some advice on keeping on top of your kitchen hygiene.

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Kitchen Hacks - Welcome

Are you looking for kitchen hacks to make your current kitchen work for you without having to replace it? This is the first in a short series that can show you how.

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Which Is The Best Kitchen Worktop For Me?

Welcome to the wonderful world of kitchen worktops. The choice is widespread but this guide should simplify things enough for you to get started on your kitchen design.

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Kitchen Hacks - Crockery

Part of my little video series about Kitchen Hacks. How to store your crockery that means everyone can reach it and unloading the dishwasher is actually easy!

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Kitchen Hacks - Dishwasher

Part of my little video series about Kitchen Hacks. This shows you the secret functions of your dishwasher that will make your life so much easier!

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Kitchen Hacks - Jars

Part of my little video series about Kitchen Hacks. How to have functional AND beautiful storage in your kitchen.

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Kitchen Hacks - Soaps

Part of my little video series about Kitchen Hacks. This is about how to keep your kitchen soaps looking pretty whilst being conveniently displayed next to your sink

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Kitchen Hacks - Splashback

Part of my little video series about Kitchen Hacks. What to do with the splashback behind your hob that is pretty, functional and inexpensive.

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Kitchen Hacks - Bins

Part of my little video series about Kitchen Hacks. How to store and sort your rubbish and recycling without a game of Bin Football.

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What a New Kitchen Really Involves

How much mess, time and different trades are you really looking at? To be fore-warned is to be fore-armed so consider this your warning!

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Which Kitchen Sink Should I Choose?

From Iron to Steel, Emily's handy guide to choosing the best sink for your needs and your budget

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Designing an Eco Kitchen

Can your new kitchen be beautiful AND environmentally friendly? Here is the knowledge so you can make an informed decision.

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How to Organise your Pantry

We all love a good larder but can you have one and what is the best way to organise them?

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How Difficult Is It To Move My Kitchen Sink?

If asked where the kitchen sink goes, most would say in front of a window but can it be moved?

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Space Planning Advice

Is this how you want to live, does it work for you and your changing family needs, which bits don’t work, why is that part always messy, which bit causes the arguments, how can it be improved?

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How to Plan A Kitchen Extension

So many decisions to make but in what order should they be made? So you're planning a kitchen extension, how exciting!

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Choosing Kitchen Colours

Kitchen colours needn't be dull, here's my guide to feeling confident when choosing your colours. My simple technique works every time!

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Designing For Your Period Property

You're never more aware of being just a temporary custodian of a building than when you own a period property, one day, you too will just be another part of the history of the house so tread softly.

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What Makes A Good Kitchen Cabinet?

How to buy a kitchen cabinet that lasts a lifetime. What materials and thicknesses are you looking for, where should you save and where should you splash.

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How to Buy A Kitchen For the Best Price

Dodge sales tactics to get your perfect kitchen for your dream budget, big or small

Read my six top dodges to get you the best value for your new kitchen

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How to design my own kitchen

Deciding to put in a new kitchen is an exciting but daunting decision. It will change the feel of your home, perhaps it’s the last big push on your home renovation, perhaps you’ve been thinking about it for a while, but there are a lot of questions, the biggest being how to design your new kitchen!

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Elegant Hand Painted Kitchens Somerset

A hand-painted kitchen can certainly stand out in your residence and make a great first impression. With fabulous colours and a smooth, flawless finish, hand painted kitchens can finalize your overall kitchen design and create the perfect environment.

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