Monthly Archives: March 2016

How To Make Your Kitchen Beautiful


Every home owner wants their home to be beautiful, no matter what the room is. Whether it’s the kitchen, the living room or even the bedroom, putting effort into how your house looks is something that every home owner is guilty of.

However, it can sometimes be difficult to see how to make a more practical room such as the kitchen more attractive while still keeping the function of the room intact and it is often the design which we believe makes a kitchen look great. While this is true, it is entirely possible to have an attractive kitchen without the need for an expensive kitchen design, and we’re here to show you how without having to spend a lot of money!

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Popular Kitchen Trends For 2016

Beautiful Kitchen in Luxury Home

For many households, the kitchen is the hub of the home. Kitchen designs are always changing and we’ve identified some key trends to keep an eye out for in 2016.

Super-sized islands and integrated living spaces

Entertaining guests is no longer focused on the living room. More than ever, people are hosting from their kitchens, meaning it has become the new social hub of the house. As a result of this, kitchen islands are becoming much bigger in order to accommodate the larger number of guests gathering around them, and kitchens are being merged with living spaces to offer a more accommodating cooking space.

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Why Use Book Matched Marble?

marble texture, white marble background

Marble is a popular choice for bathrooms and kitchens thanks to its timeless and elegant look. To achieve an even more impressive visual impact, book matched marble offers a truly stunning effect.

Book matching means the two adjoining surfaces mirror each other. The effect means it looks like an opened book, or butterfly wings – this is where the term ‘book matching’ or ‘butterflied’ comes from.

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Your Complete Guide to Kitchen Worktops

Beautiful Kitchen in Luxury Home

You could say that we’re extremely passionate about kitchen worktops here at Granite House, and you wouldn’t be far from the truth. We’ve made it our mission to bring these incredibly useful features to as many homes as possible so that more people can benefit from having them installed in their homes.

But why is it that we think worktops are so great? What do they actually bring to a home? Well, we’re going to tackle all the questions that you may possibly have right here on our blog in out complete guide to kitchen worktops!

So, if you’ve been debating whether or not you should install a worktop in your kitchen, read on!

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