‘This is our for­ever home, so we’ve filled it with colour’

It pays to think big when do­ing up a small kitchen on a tight bud­get! Alex and Tom Evans used plan­ning and re­search to get the look they wanted

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‘IN OUR LAST HOUSE, WE HAD TO THINK ABOUT RE­SALE VALUE, SO WE PAINTED EV­ERY­WHERE WHITE. IN THIS HOUSE WE’VE IN­DULGED OUR LOVE OF COLOUR AND BOLD PAINT.’

Kitchen units, from £465 for a 44cm base unit, Bri­tish Stan­dard; painted in Deep Space Blue tra­di­tional oil gloss, £32 for

1L, Lit­tle Greene. Il­lu­sion grey fea­ture wall and floor tiles, £32.59sq m, Tons of Tiles. Pews, from £390, Church An­tiques. Sim­i­lar vin­tage school chairs, from £20 each, ebay

painted band CRE­ATES A COSY FEEL WITH­OUT LOOK­ING OP­PRES­SIVE

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