Getting started

Getting started

7 basic steps to get you started with your new kitchen plan Read More »

Kitchen Layouts

Kitchen Layouts

The shape and size of your room directly influences the kitchen layout you will decide on. It's worth exploring the range of kitchen layouts that may suit your needs and lifestyle better than others Read More »

Second Nature Journal

Second Nature Journal

From stunning kitchen design images to amazing cocktail recipes, we cover it all in our blog section. For inspiration and ideas for your home and lifestyle, keep checking our blog page. Read More »

Designing a small kitchen

Designing a small kitchen

A compact kitchen can be stylish and practical with careful planning and space-saving solutions. Read More »

Choosing a kitchen worktop

Choosing a kitchen worktop

Worktops should be hardwearing and practical but they can also be used to add colour, texture and interest to any scheme
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Choosing kitchen storage

Choosing kitchen storage

The key to a clutter-free kitchen is to invest in space-saving storage. Read More »

Lighting a kitchen

Lighting a kitchen

Good lighting is crucial to a successful kitchen scheme and needs to be planned right from the start
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Choosing kitchen appliances

Choosing kitchen appliances

When it comes to choosing kitchen appliances, consider your lifestyle carefully to ensure you get the best kitchen kit for your needs. Read More »

Building a kitchen extension

Building a kitchen extension

Building a kitchen extension is a great way of creating extra space and potentially adding value to your home at the same time. Read More »

Enjoy a Bank Holiday in the kitchen

Enjoy a Bank Holiday in the kitchen

Have the Summer months taken a toll on your bank balance this year? Don’t fret, you can enjoy Bank Holiday activities for a fraction of the cost, from the comfort of your own kitchen. Read More »

The Bake Off Series: Chewy Chocolate and Ginger Biscuits

The Bake Off Series: Chewy Chocolate and Ginger Biscuits

The Great British Bake Off returned to our screens for its ninth series this week, kick-starting the delicious action with various biscuit challenges. To celebrate, we’re sharing our favourite biscuit recipe that’s guaranteed to get stomachs rumbling. Read More »

The Bake Off Series: Blackberry and Lavender Naked Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream

The Bake Off Series: Blackberry and Lavender Naked Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream

Bakers continued into this series of The Great British Bake Off with a selection of cake themed tasks that left us drooling at the television screen. We couldn't resist getting involved by making our own showstopper... Read More »

The Bake Off Series: Stuffed Walnut and Sundried Tomato Braided Loaf

The Bake Off Series: Stuffed Walnut and Sundried Tomato Braided Loaf

Bakers were kneading up a storm in The Great British Bake Off tent this week, so we just had to get a slice of the Bread Week action for ourselves... Read More »

The Bake Off Series: Desserts From the Blogging World

The Bake Off Series: Desserts From the Blogging World

This week, The Great British Bake Off focused on a selection of delicious desserts, so we thought we’d do the same, with the help of some amazing bloggers… Read More »

The Bake Off Series: Lemon Curd Drizzle Cake with IDEAS Nottingham

The Bake Off Series: Lemon Curd Drizzle Cake with IDEAS Nottingham

This week, we handed over the baking reins to the lovely Helen Searle from our specialist Second Nature retailer, IDEAS Nottingham. We can vouch that her Lemon Curd Drizzle Cake is delicious… Read More »