How To Create A Kitchen That You Can’t Wait To Wake Up To

We made the decision a few months ago that we would not go let any dishes pile up beside the sink. It’s been tough, let me tell you. But, it’s been so good, also. Instead of getting up every morning with piles of dishes, we are able to function for breakfast.

I asked Jennifer Dawson to share with us a few of her tips on how to wake up to a kitchen you love. Here’s what she has to say-


The kitchen is often the first port of call in the morning, as the search for caffeine to kick-start the day begins. It’s a place that is purposely designed to help you refuel and restore in comfort as you get ready for the day ahead. Love them or loathe them, mornings are tough. But, if your kitchen has just the right mix of space and functionality then your morning routine is already one step ahead of the rest.

Start Your Day The Right Way

Starting your day with a hot cup of coffee is actually more beneficial to your health than you might think. A study by the BMJ British Medical Journal found that coffee consumption lowers the risk of diseases such as cancer, diabetes and depression, among others. Having a coffee machine in your kitchen will give your morning a much needed boost while improving your health at the same time.

It’s easy to convert your kitchen to a coffee house when there are so many different coffee machines available on the market today.  Life gets so hectic from time to time and so it’s important to make your kitchen as calm and stress-free as possible so that you don’t start the day on the wrong foot.

The Vital Ingredients For Kitchen Success

The kitchen is the heart of every home. It’s the one room in the house that everybody gravitates towards. It’s somewhere to get together with friends and family for dinner and drinks after the end of a busy day.

There are so many things to think about if you want to create the perfect kitchen in your home. Think storage, space and surface in order to really get the most out of your kitchen. You want to create an air of order and openness to make you feel on top of the world as soon as you enter the room.

The Proof Is In The Placement

There’s a perfect layout for all shapes of kitchen from L and U shaped kitchens to galley kitchens or kitchens with a central island unit. Regardless of what your kitchen is like, the most important thing to take on board is that your surfaces need to be as clear as possible.

It might seem like an additional chore to have to return everything to its rightful place each time you’re finished with it but once you have created the habit it will feel so worth it. Clearing clutter and simplifying your space is the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to kitchen bliss that there is.

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