Beautiful kitchen benchtop options for your dream renovation

By A-Plan Kitchens | April 26, 2016

When you’re renovating your kitchen or building one from scratch, you’ll be presented with a range of kitchen benchtop options. The benchtop you choose can match and blend in with the rest of the design, or can be a stand-alone feature that makes the kitchen ‘pop’. With a range of materials, colours and textures available, […]

Your complete guide to kitchen door finishes

By A-Plan Kitchens | April 13, 2016

Designing a new kitchen is exciting and fun, and there are lots of things you have to consider in the overall plan and design. The finish you choose for your kitchen cabinets can change the entire look and feel of the room, so this is an important decision.   The best-designed kitchen needs the perfect […]

Clever Easter ideas that will impress the Easter Bunny

By A-Plan Kitchens | March 22, 2016

Easter often means plenty of time spent in the kitchen with the kids! If you’re hosting an Easter party or just want to treat the kids with something special, these simple and amazing Easter ideas will even impress the Easter Bunny! Tablecloth Anchor An outdoor party on a windy day can get messy, so don’t […]

6 Kitchen lighting ideas to change the look of your kitchen

By A-Plan Kitchens | March 7, 2016

Lighting designers will often say that to create a warm and inviting environment, you have to find the perfect blend of four things: task, ambience, accent and decorative lighting. If it works well with your other design elements, you’ll have a practical workspace and welcoming entertainment area. That’s all well and good if you’re a […]

Detox your Kitchen: 6 of the Best Kitchen Cleaning Products

By A-Plan Kitchens | February 22, 2016

Your kitchen is probably the messiest room in your house. It gets used multiple times a day and is the canvas for sauces that have splattered, dough that has dropped, eggs that have oozed and potatoes that have plopped. Cleaning up is part of the cooking process, but isn’t one that many of us enjoy. […]

Fall in love with your Kitchen this Valentine’s Day

By A-Plan Kitchens | February 8, 2016

One of the most classic ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day is to cook a romantic dinner-for-two and create a special memory with the person you love.   While pouring some love into the meal you’re cooking is most definitely called for, there are some other ways to enhance that loving feeling in your kitchen.   Make […]

How to get your child ready for eating at school

By A-Plan Kitchens | January 13, 2016

If your little one is off to big school this year, it’s an exciting milestone! There are a lot of new things they will experience, and one of the biggest changes they face will be eating at school. Eating at school is a completely different experience to eating at home or preschool. There’s nowhere to […]

Teach your kids about kitchen safety these holidays

By A-Plan Kitchens | December 21, 2015

Getting your kids involved in kitchen activities is a wonderful thing to do. It teaches them how to cook, lets them learn about healthy foods and above all, keeps them entertained in the school holidays! It’s also an important time to teach them about kitchen safety. Sharp knives, hot cooking surfaces and food contamination might […]

How to get ready when you’re cooking for a crowd

By A-Plan Kitchens | December 15, 2015

Hosting Australia Day lunch or dinner at your place can be a busy occasion and should probably the most enjoyable meal you’ll host all year. But cooking for a crowd can also be stressful! With a little planning and preparation the day can flow flawlessly and you can enjoy yourself as much as your guests.  […]

Get your kitchen ready for stress-free Christmas cooking

By A-Plan Kitchens | December 7, 2015

Christmas is probably the busiest event of the year when it comes to putting your kitchen to use. It’s often a hive of activity where all your Christmas cooking and socializing takes place. But before you can start any Christmas cooking, you need to get your kitchen ready. By following our simple preparation tips, you […]