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nanabello
I really don't think IKEA kitchens can be beaten on price and versatility.

We sourced the handles and worktop separately and love, love our kitchen.
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HU-616241964
instead of kicker boards, pop the base units on some lovely legs
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Sandra Lawson Interiors

My Ikea kitchen is over 15 years old with Walnut veneer doors. I have added coloured backboards, created a microwave “garage” and bookshelves from old “press cupboard” (shallow shelves in original recess) and separately sourced worktops. It is standing the test of time well.

   

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