b'It means we can leave appliances like the toaster out permanently, so theOven: Aristonkids and their friends can go in there and then we can shut the door and hide Kitchen designer: James the mess! Smaling, JS Kitchens, Palmerston North When it came to the kitchen counters, Jacqui opted for stainless steel on onewww.jskitchens.co.nzside and a terrazzo-style composite for the island. I like the mix of textures andArchitect: Peter Davisbesides, the glare would have been unbearable if wed used stainless steel on all Resene the surfaces.EdwardAnother non-negotiable was having wide drawers instead of cupboards, andDishwasher: Fisher & Paykel Dishdrawershaving no shelving above benchtop level. Cupboards on the walls would have closed the space in and distracted from the lovely views of native bush and grazingFridge/freezer:Fisher & Paykelcattle that the kitchen enjoys. www.sherpaykel.co.nzOne of Jacquis prime bugbears was nding a place to put the mail and assorted other household paperwork. So she asked architect Peter Davis to incorporate a ling- Resene Flashbackdrawer in the kitchen cabinetry. It works perfectly and I havent lost a bill yet! Benchtop: Advante A keen cook, Jacqui also wanted to incorporate the butlers sink shed fallen inKoris, colour love with in her last home, and to have two single under-bench ovens rather thanMatterhorn, from Mercer Products her previous over-size oven. Having two single ovens is far more practical thanwww.mercers.co.nzthe one big one we had, and Im glad we stuck to our guns on this one.Kitchen joinery:Resene SpirulinaShes also pleased the kitchen designer solved the dilemma of what to do with herResene collection of Le Creuset cookware. Ive collected it over the years and the coloursSpirulinaare just so beautiful, I didnt want to hide them away. Luckily we came up withGet the look with Resene this pull-out shelf that displays them beautifully. SpaceCote Low Sheen Kitchen & Bathroom (walls) and Resene Lustacryl (trims and joinery) tinted to Resene BelowRetro accessories match the mood of the kitchen. Acropolis (Resene Half Tea) and Resene Triple Tea.Resene Triple TeaDoors:Resene Dark SlateColour Consultant:Heather Thorley,Colour Options www.colouroptions.co.nzResene Dark SlateResene Fast Lane66'