Liz felt that Davonport’s ‘Mersea’ Shaker style with a delicate chamfer frame was the perfect choice to achieve her desired look of a kitchen that was ‘contemporary yet timeless.’ With a handmade entrance hall door, anything modern would not have worked, but while Shaker is still contemporary, the look also says experience, so was the ideal choice.
When it came to choosing the colours for the units Liz chose Sanderson’s Silverflake for the walls; Farrow and Ball’s Cornforth White for the wall units; and Lamp Room Gray for the island units. A grey green slate had been used on the outside of the house and she wanted to bring the soft, earthy colours inside. “The contrast is subtle and gives depth to the kitchen area, perfectly setting off the pewter Aga and my fantastic granite worktop.”
“We couldn’t be more delighted with the end result. We have a light and airy room where I cook while chatting to the family. We spend hours watching wildlife and river-life and love sharing the space with friends. I can’t wait for the summer to open the bi-fold doors and spread out onto the deck for barbeques - the outlook and all day sun make it a room I never want to leave.”