Helpful Tips for Your Kitchen Color Choices

Choosing the right colors for your kitchen is something you really need to carefully consider, whether it’s part of a bigger kitchen remodeling project or you simply want to change the look of the home’s heart.

You don’t want to simply pick colors you like; these should be colors you’ll love for years to come and that actually work for your kitchen.

For instance, while you may want to use a color that matches your bold personality, this may not necessarily be a practical choice for your kitchen, as Lisa Kahn points out in the following post:

Why You Shouldn’t Paint Your Kitchen Your Favorite Color

Tempted to spread your favorite hue across your kitchen? You might want to think twice.

You may be gaga for green, but a pro will tell you neutral palettes work best in kitchens. You can add pops of your favorite color with accessory items, like a rug or window treatments. Image: Anna Williams/

The kitchen is the heart of the household, a place where you prepare meals and make memories. So it only makes sense that your kitchen’s color scheme reflects your unique tastes and personality, right?

The answer to that is yes — and no. Read full post here…

You can choose your kitchen colors based on the season of the year, and you won’t even have to worry about it becoming irrelevant next season. Simran Chhibber shares a few great examples of fall kitchen colors and smart tips for carrying them over to other seasons:

Home Decor: Inspiring Colors For Your Fall Kitchen

Burnt Umber And Wood Shades

Bring in rich wood shades Image via: Townsend Homes

Fall encourages the shades of nature. Why not use natural wood colors on our kitchen cabinets and floor to bring in the rustic wooden element of nature. Wooden shades bring in the requisite warmth and snug that cooler seasons call for. Topping the decor with some contrasting shades like aquamarines and blues in terms of crockery etc can add that extra glamour. See more fall kitchen color ideas here…

Different aspects of your kitchen will need to be considered when choosing the color scheme for your kitchen. This is because the best color choices are often a combination of various hues for the different elements of your kitchen area.

Kitchen Design Ideas highlights the 7 most important kitchen aspects you need to think about when making your color choices:

7 Steps to a Kitchen Color Scheme

There are seven essential steps to take when selecting colors for your kitchen remodel…

1. Choosing cabinet colors: Kitchen cabinets typically take up 50% of your budget and occupy about 40% of the visual space in your kitchen. For these reasons, it’s best to start out by choosing a cabinet color that fits your personality and your home’s style before deciding the other colors in your kitchen. Read full post here…

Finally, the following slideshow video by Interior Kitchen Designs should give you some inspiration as you consider what colors you want in your kitchen:

If you would like to get expert assistance for your kitchen remodeling project, contact Gainesville Home Pros today.

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