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Retro kitchen
Retro kitchen
Room: Kitchen
Colours: White;
Style: Themed;
Budget: High
Programme: DIY SOS
Designer:
Feature: Neon sign, retro fridge
Create your own American 1960s look diner with sleek white lines and glossy accessories. With a retro fridge and your own custom built neon sign you could turn your kitchen into a diner to die for.

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Oven
Oven
For the ultimate integrated look, install an oven within a tall kitchen cabinet. It looks modern and cool but is also practical, the oven door will actually be waist height!
Radiator/towel rail
Radiator/towel rail
Turn a radiator into a feature with a chrome and glass combination that will heat the room and act as a high level towel rail.
Glass block wall
Glass block wall
If you're looking to liven up a plain wall add a panel of glass bricks. That way you can gain an interesting feature and bring extra light to the room.
Flooring
Flooring
A plain white kitchen can look clean and sleek but without a strong colour you may feel it looks bland and stark. If you want to add colour and interest it's worth looking at the floor - one bold colour could help bring the room to life.
Fridge
Fridge
White goods needn't be white, so why not break away from the mould. For the American 1960s diner look, turn your fridge into a feature with a coloured retro model, keeping the food and kitchen cool.
Neon sign
Neon sign
Does your kitchen stand apart from the rest? If you're looking for individuality in the kitchen, then why not have your own custom built sign. Hand made to fit and suit, a neon motif can add expression to the room.
Top Tip

Billy says, always use a sprit level to line up parallel sockets before you fix them into the wall.
  Products   Fridge   Brand   LEC  
  Details   Retro style fridge freezerRT662AC   Cost   £599  
  Supplier   LEC          
  Web/tel   www.lec.co.uk          
  Products   Oven   Brand   Stoves  
  Details   Double oven 900ema in stainless steel.   Cost   From £999  
  Supplier   Stoves          
  Web/tel   www.stoves.co.uk          
  Products   Roller Blind   Brand   Eclectics  
  Details   50/50 Roller Blinds   Cost   From £69  
  Supplier   Eclectics          
  Web/tel   www.eclectics.co.uk          
  Products   Flooring   Brand   Dalsouple  
  Details   Omega Range: Lavender   Cost   -  
  Supplier   Dalsouple          
  Web/tel   01278 727733          
  Products   'Cake' sign   Brand   Blow Art Design  
  Details   Neon   Cost   From £500  
  Supplier   Blow Art Design          
  Web/tel   07987 558979          
  Products   Radiator   Brand   Briten ltd  
  Details   Solaris 1000w wall mounted radiator450x1450x80   Cost   £1000  
  Supplier   Briten ltd          
  Web/tel   01562 822250          
  Products   Extractor hood   Brand   Stoves  
  Details   Extractor Hood 900 Premier in stainless steel   Cost   From £600  
  Supplier   Stoves          
  Web/tel   www.stoves.co.uk          
  Products   Hob   Brand   Stoves  
  Details   Newhome gas hob.   Cost   From £150  
  Supplier   Stoves          
  Web/tel   www.stoves.co.uk          
  Products   Glass block wall   Brand   The Glass Block Shop  
  Details   Clear Flemish Range   Cost   From £1.90 each  
  Supplier   The Glass Block Company          
  Web/tel   0161 3438833          
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