Choosing furniture that doubles up in its functions is also a great way to stick to a budget.
To make sure that your money is stretched as far as possible, homeowners should consider investing in kitchen furniture and appliances that double up in their functions, says interior pro.
Sinead said: “For example, an island or breakfast bar can work as both a storage area and a place for dining.
“While from first glance an iconic design element has been created for the home, the cupboards that fit beneath the island are also a useful place to keep pots, pans, or food.
“Larger islands or breakfast bars also mean that a hob or sink can be fitted in as well, again utilising every inch of surface space.”