When it comes to redecorating nothing brings more fear than choosing the best colors to paint a kitchen. The wrong color can make the room seem too small, too empty and utterly uninviting.
This nervousness can bring on decision paralysis within homeowners. They can be so afraid of making the wrong choice that they’ll delay making any choice for days, weeks and sometimes even months.
Before diving headfirst into a painting project let’s look at some great kitchen paint schemes for every size room.
Having a smaller kitchen does not have to feel suffocating. By using color in a way that helps move the eye towards more open, well-lit areas you are helping to create spatial awareness.
Here are five more tips to help you make the most of painting a small space.
- Use light colors and cleverly placed contrasting colors.
- Use strategic lighting to help small spaces seem open
- Get rid of clutter. Paint can only do so much.
- It’s a common decorating trick that light paint and a contrasting mirror can do wonders.
- Smaller furniture. Don’t use large furniture in a small kitchen.
What are the Best Colors to Paint a Kitchen That’s Mid-size?
When it comes to mid-size kitchens the options you have are varied. It’s best to still stick with lighter colors; however, a splash of color in the way of contrasting cabinets is not out of the question.
A popular trend for kitchen wall color is contrasting it with your cabinets. For example, if you have a kitchen that has black walls, painting your cabinets white will give enough of a contrast that the doesn’t look smaller.
These sort of tips help to bring depth to the personality of your home.
Want to go another direction? Yellow is always a great choice. Yellow has a calming effect and will brighten up any space. Choosing the right yellow can be tricky, so at Village Professional Paintings we offer consultation services to help you decide.
Painting Large Kitchens
Larger areas are great as you can choose practically any color and have fun with it. Feature walls that contrast with the rest of the kitchen are great if the feature wall is around a large window or door. This plus the natural light will help to amplify your space.
You can use patterns or use your kitchen paint scheme to draw in colors from the rest of your home decor.
The interior of Your home is a reflection of your personality. From the kitchen to the living room each space is your medium to let your personality shine through. Keep in mind that should you decide to sell your home at a later date not everyone may have the same unique taste as you, so consider painting a neutral color should that instance occur.
If you’re not sure about the best colors to paint a kitchen our team is always here to help. Give us a call, and we will be happy to answer your questions. Always remember to have fun with it, after all, you’re the one who lives there.