We went through this (and this is the point when I really questionned my judgement, what was I thinking??):
To, as of today (well Sunday - but because of builders' sudden disappearance, it has not changed since), this:
The kitchen is NOT blue - this is the protective film that 'protects' my lovely oyster units. I did check, you can take it off, all fine, pheww.
The UFO hanging from the ceiling is our extractor purchased at a bargain price (you got it, no one wanted it and nor did I for a while). It is in fact stainless steel - not white (protective films again).
The white balance on my camera has been set wrong, and my kitchen is not orange... I promise it is the camera and taking pictures at night.
The 'runway lights' are due to M getting annoyed at low ceilings (apparently new houses are not meant for tall people - never had that problem, I am 5'2 so do not know what he is on about). we have different settings so it will not always be that bright.
You will notice the missing tiles (white metro tiles) and the absence of two units (fridge and freezer). My builders assure me that it is only bits and pieces left to do (really, doesn't look like it from where I am standing... ).
So what do you think guys? I know it is not finished, but we are getting there...