Kitchen Color Schemes
Choosing from an infinite number of kitchen color schemes can be both exciting and daunting. How do you decide?
From a simple black and white kitchen to every other grouping of possible hues, picking the right combination will be easier if you follow our step-by-step guide.
7 Steps to a Kitchen Color Scheme
There are seven essential steps to take when selecting colors for your kitchen remodel. While often helpful, it is not necessary to follow these steps in order.
- 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.
MORE HELP: Feeling stuck? Take a step back and consider the overall effect you want. Do you crave a bright, welcoming kitchen or a luxurious gourmet theme? Review our kitchen galleries and kitchen styles to see what other designers have done. Below are some more articles, photos, and design ideas to help you develop your kitchen color scheme.
Colors by Style
STYLE is an important factor when choosing a color palette for your kitchen. For example, a traditional kitchen can be made quite modern simply by adjusting the colors in the kitchen. Consider your style before finalizing the kitchen color scheme.
CABINETS occupy about one third of the visual space in a kitchen. Here are several kitchen cabinet colors to consider: