Remodeling a kitchen is a tremendous undertaking. Every decision you make must be carefully considered because you are likely going to be living with that decision for a very long time. One of the most important decisions that must be made is choosing the perfect paint colors. This article will give you some helpful to tips for making sure the colors you choose are right for your kitchen and that you will be pleased with the results for years to come.
Of course, there are many factors to consider when choosing the color scheme you will ultimately go with in your newly remodeled kitchen. These include:
-The style of your home
-The color and style of the cabinets and other fixtures
-What types and color of furnishings you will be using
-The lighting of the room
-Your personal taste
Once you have taken these factors into consideration, you can start determining a color scheme. Here is a list of some popular kitchen colors and how they may effect the room.
Neutral colors, which include white, beige, taupe, and grey, are often chosen for kitchens because they are considered “safe” and blend easily with surroundings. If you do settle on going neutral, you may want to consider complimenting the room with bold colored accessories.
While using a neutral color for your consideration is fine, you might want to go with a color scheme that is a bit more bold. And if that is the case, there are many options. Here are a few.
Blue is a color that has been known to work well in kitchens. Lighter shades of blue create a clean and crisp look, but be careful with darker shades, as they have been known to overpower a room. If do settle on a darker shade of blue, make sure to accent it with neutral colors like white or grey.
Red is believed by some to stimulate hunger, and for that reason, has become an increasingly popular color choice for kitchens. Red is also a good choice for kitchens that have a lot of other dark colors because it could cut through some of the gloom.
If your kitchen is a bit on the smaller side, yellow would be an excellent color to consider because it makes rooms seem spacier than what they actually are. Yellow is thought of to be a soothing color and pairs especially well with white and grey.
If you want to go with something a little bit more earthy and organic, you might want to consider going with a green. Green pairs well with w00den accents and white countertops and cabinets.
A color used far less often than the others mentioned is orange. The reason being, it is hard to tone down and when it is used, it is often used as an accent color only. That being said, it is a color that, when used properly can convey warmth and joy.
A final tip for choosing colors that will compliment one another well is to use the color wheel, which is an excellent tool for identifying families of colors and how they relate to each other.