If you are sick of your tired old kitchen cabinets but you can’t afford a new kitchen just yet, painting them can make all the difference in the world.
It’s simply amazing what a little paint can do anywhere in the home, but especially in the kitchen, where you spend so of your time.
It’s important that the color you choose goes well with the rest of your décor and that it’s a color you love, since it takes up so much of your visual space.
Let’s look at the top tips you can take advantage of so you can pick the perfect color for your kitchen cabinets.
Tip #1- Consider the Style of the Kitchen
The style of your kitchen is usually decided for you if you have not renovated since moving in. However, you can still work with any space by refacing your kitchen cabinets or getting custom woodwork made for you. Given the style you were either given or designed, you certainly wouldn’t want to put a metallic grey on country styled cabinets or paint those arts and craft style cabinets a sleek black.
Think about the style of cabinets you have now, the color of your countertops, and what colors you like in general. Traditional kitchens with classic styling look good in white or cream but if that sounds boring, remember that you can always spice things up with stencils or add some bold hardware for a new look.
More modern kitchens can one of the popular shades of grey or dark blue. If you have bold colored appliances, consider a white kitchen with those bold colored accents, such as red towels or yellow decorations.
Tip #2- Don’t Forget the Size
Remember that if you have a small or not well-lit kitchen, painting your cabinets a dark color will make the kitchen seem smaller and even dank looking! The smaller your kitchen, the more light it will need, so choose bright or light colors.
If you have a big kitchen, you can go with the new, more modern colors that tend to be darker, such as slate, dark blue, or forest green.
Tip #3- Consider Contrast
Contrast can be your best friend when it comes to choosing a color. If you have light colored tile or countertops, dark colored cabinets, such as black or dark chestnut, can create an eye-pleasing contrast.
Tip #4- Two-Tones
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