Shaker kitchen ideas for every style of home and budget

white Shaker kitchen
(Image credit: Higham Furniture)

Shaker kitchen ideas seem to be eternally popular with homeowners of traditional and contemporary properties alike. 

When designing a kitchen, getting the very most from your budget is important and what that often means is that choosing a kitchen style that won't date any time soon is a priority. It is perhaps because of this that the Shaker kitchen never seems to fall from favour — it's simple, timeless appeal means that it looks as fresh now as it did when it was first invented back in the 18th century. 

Melissa Klink
Melissa Klink

Designer Melissa Klink is Head of Design for Harvey Jones.

Headshot of Looeeze Grossman the CEO of The Used Kitchen Company
Looeeze Grossman

Looeeze is an expert in all things related to second hand and used kitchens. In 2005 she started The Used Kitchen Company, responsible for introducing the concept of recycling kitchens from showrooms and private homes, saving 1000s of tonnes of waste from landfill, promoting sustainability and introducing an ethical choice to the kitchen industry.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.