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6 Colorful Kitchen Ideas to Brighten Your Cooking Space

There is nothing bad about neutral kitchens, in fact white kitchen designs have grown in popularity in recent years. But these days more homeowners are looking toward color to give their kitchen a little bit more personality. Vibrant cabinetry, jewel-toned appliances, and colored kitchen tiles are just a few ways people add a personal twist to their cooking space. Colorizing your space can even be as easy as adding a few colored appliances and accessories to your space. To help you create the colorful kitchen of your dreams here are 6 kitchen design ideas.

Yellow Kitchen

📸: Alys Design

Yellow has been a surprisingly good color to add to a kitchen design. It’s sunshine color brings light into any room and will definitely brighten your mood too. This homeowner painted her vintage cabinets and completely transformed this kitchen. The color looks modern and complements the natural wood walls perfectly.

Modern Farmhouse

📸: D2 Interieurs

In this modern farmhouse design several colorful accents add character to the mostly white space. The green fixtures perfectly match the window shade, and the upholstery on the rustic chairs help bring the whole look together. An understated way of adding color to an all white kitchen.

Retro Renovation

📸: Knight Architects

In this retro inspired kitchen the turquoise appliances and walls perks up the space and gives it that retro feel. The red door and bar stools are the perfect accents for this kitchen and really balances out the bluer tones. To top it off the concrete countertops creates a good balance and is an inexpensive feature that will withstand the test of time.

Colorful Kitchen Backsplash

📸: Studio Stamp

Adding a colorful backsplash can really brighten up your cooking space. You can do anything with your backsplash from tiles to wallpaper, this is your chance to add a personal touch to your kitchen. Even if the rest of your kitchen is neutral, adding even a little bit of color in your backsplash will instantly make the space pop.

Paring Warm and Cool Shades

📸: Nimu

If you want to add color to your kitchen without committing to new cabinets you can always update the wall color. But if your looking to add more than one color to your kitchen it’s important they go with each other. One option is to put cool tones with a warmer color that way they can balance each other out, and it feels just as bright.

Pretty Upholstery Fabric

📸: Square Footage Inc

A high impact fabric on kitchen chairs can really add a colorful effect, and doesn’t require a lot of commitment. If you get tired of the color you can always get new chairs or change the fabric to a more.

We hope this gave some inspiration and to take the chance in adding color to your kitchen!


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