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The Effect of Color on Your Kitchen

Color on Your Kitchen

When it comes to selecting a kitchen color, you need to go all out because the effect of color on your kitchen is significant. 

Your kitchen should feel warm, calm, and inviting. It should also be ideal for entertaining - considering it's where all the magic happens. The color you choose will determine the general feel of your kitchen.


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There are so many colors available, and each of them serves different purposes. Some colors will make your kitchen feel warm and vibrant, while others will make it feel soothing and calm.

This article will look at suitable kitchen colors and what you need to consider when choosing one. We will also give you a few tips on selecting the right kitchen colors.

Popular colors you can use in your kitchen

1. White and gray

White and gray are popular kitchen colors because they portray class and sophistication. Bright white kitchens look spacious and clean. Pair the white with gray accents for a relaxing look.

2. Green

Green is known for its calming nature. If you want your kitchen to feel calm and soothing, consider painting it green. You can use any of these 

3. Blue

Just like green, blue will make you feel calm and relaxed. Blue tones will give your kitchen a cool feel.

4. Red

Red is a bold color that radiates energy and passion. It is a good option for farmhouse-style kitchens. However, you shouldn't paint the entire kitchen red as it will be too overpowering.


5. Yellow

Yellow is catchy and is known to stimulate the analytical part of our brain hence inspiring creativity in the kitchen. It complements wood and white cabinets.


Considerations when choosing colors for your kitchen.

1. Kitchen lighting.

Your kitchen lighting will greatly influence how the color turns out when you use it in your kitchen. If your kitchen has big windows that let in a lot of natural light, you can use darker shades. However, if your kitchen has minimal natural light or relies on LED lighting, you should use lighter shades.

2. Neutral colors

You can never go wrong with neutral colors. Unlike the bold, bright colors, neutrals can never go out of style. If you are worried that your room will be too dull, use bright-colored rugs, towels, and other kitchen accessories to add a pop of color to the kitchen.

3. Room details

While selecting a kitchen color, you need to consider the colors of your other room details, i.e., tiles, kitchen cabinets, and other kitchen parts whose colors you cannot change at the time. If you are on a budget, changing your kitchen's flooring will not be pocket-friendly. It would be best to choose a color that goes well with room details you cannot change.

4. Mixing colors

You can play around with colors in the kitchen. However, be careful not to mix colors that don't compliment each other, as it will be an eyesore. If you choose to use more than one bold color, make sure they don't color clash.


Tips on choosing the right kitchen colors.

Choosing the right kitchen color can be a little overwhelming. Here are a few tips to point you in the right direction.

  1. You may have several colors in mind, so the first step would be to select three potential colors. This way, you will have an easy time narrowing it down to your favorite.

  2. If you are renovating or building your kitchen from scratch, layout samples of your kitchen finishes and decide which color complements them best. Consider the kitchen lighting when doing this.

  3. Eliminate the colors one by one until you remain with the one that suits your kitchen best.

  4. Once you settle on one color, paint a small part of your kitchen with a can of tester paint, then leave it for a few hours and come back to look at it with fresh eyes. If you love it, paint the rest of the kitchen. If it doesn't feel right, opt for another color and start the process all over again.

Other than selecting the right kitchen color you also need to know how to decorate your kitchen wall to end up with the perfect kitchen. Additionally, you should consider including these must-haves in your modern kitchen.

If you are having a hard time figuring out what works best or are unsure where to start, you can contact us today for our expert opinion. We'll be happy to help you create the best kitchen experience for you and your loved ones.

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