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Make a Style Statement with these Top Splashback Ideas

Few finishes reflect a kitchen’s design better than the splashback. While primarily intended to protect your walls from splashes and splatters, they are also a...

Should You Install New Flooring Before or After Your New Cabinets?

One of the biggest debates in the kitchen design industry is which comes first, flooring or cabinetry. While most of the renovation process has a set structure...

Choosing the Best Layout for your Kitchen

As kitchen design specialists, we’re often asked for advice on the ideal kitchen layout. While most people appreciate the importance of getting their layout right, others...

Cheap Kitchen Renovation Ideas

When it comes to renovating on a budget, most of the advice focuses on making small, high-impact changes. While this can make a big difference,...

A Quick Step-by-Step Guide to Renovating Your Kitchen

At Kitchen Shack, we understand that a kitchen renovation can seem like quite a daunting task. Between planning the new design, ordering all the materials, and organising...

Daylesford Kitchen Renovation

The owners of this stunning property in Daylesford first purchased their country retreat several years ago. Over the last couple of years they have been...

Stone vs Laminate Benchtops – Which Should I Choose?

The battle between stone and laminate benchtops is probably one of the biggest in the kitchen design industry. For many years, stone has reigned supreme,...

Hillside Kitchen and Laundry Renovation

One of the things we love most about what we do is the enormous change a fairly simple renovation can make. While some new kitchens...

DIY Kitchen Renovation in Bundoora

This young couple purchased their first home and although solidly built they knew it was a DIY Renovators Delight. Not scared to pull up their...

What Colour Cabinets Make a Kitchen Look Bigger?

Cabinets can make a major difference to how a kitchen looks and feels. They make up most of the room’s infrastructure and help define and...