Cabinetry can make or break the design of a kitchen. Since they are the first thing you’ll notice when you enter the room it’s important for them to be in a style and color that you absolutely love. If it’s time to give your cabinets a facelift on a small budget than you should consider painting them. This method is also ideal if you are renting a property.
How to Choose the Right Color
Selecting a color to drench your cabinets can be an overwhelming process especially if you are not sure what direction you want to go in. Also, there are a plethora of hues you can choose from. Before you make any color decision; you should take a look at the space you’re working with and see what other colors are dominant within the kitchen. You can get inspiration from your backsplash, floors and the walls. You can choose a color that harmonizes well with the colors you’re already using or if you’re bold you can select something that contrasts a bit with the design scheme.
Many homeowners choose to keep they’re cabinetry color neutral because it’s easy. Consider grey or beige if you desire something that is a bit more subdued. Yes, gray, white and beige work well with kitchen spaces that uses colors like yellow, green and blue.
What if your kitchen is already neutral? Well, the cabinetry is a great place to start to spice things up. If you want to go bold you can paint your cabinets a vibrant hue like red, yellow, lime green or even orange. Colors like mint green, sky blue and emerald pops in all white kitchen. For a sophisticated look, steer towards navy blue, dark gray, hunter green or burgundy.
If you’re fortunate enough to have a lot of cabinets in your kitchen than you may be hesitant to paint them all one color. What’s the solution? Why not do something unique and paint the upper cabinets a light color and go darker on the bottom. Or if you love an ombre look than you can stick to one hue and use various shades of the color on each cabinet.
This is a big decision. Don’t be in a rush to pick out a color. Be sure you take your time!