25 Kitchens That Make A Case For Color!
Does color have a place in the kitchen? We say yes! It’s easy to play it safe with neutrals, but committing to color can have big payoffs. Need proof? Just look at this galley kitchen brought to life with bold wallpaper and soft green cabinets, or this vibrant blue and red kitchen by Sarah Richardson Design. Whether it’s bold lower cabinets, an accent backsplash or a bright, splashy wallpaper, click through for 25 inspiring ideas that prove color has a place in the heart of your home.
Cornflower blue cabinets brighten grey subway tiles and white walls in this light-filled kitchen, providing a soft counterpoint to the bold patterned tile. Gold hardware and pendant lights warm up the crisp palette.
The homeowner’s Scandinavian background provided the inspiration for the dramatic wall covering in this kitchen dining area. Raspberry-colored upholstery on the mid-century chairs are an unlikely yet perfect match.
Two-tone kitchens are a great way to bring in color without going overboard. Keep the hardware the same throughout to unify the space.
Designer and homeowner James Davie embraced color wholeheartedly in his kitchen, where soft blue cabinets, ceiling beams, and millwork tie into the patterned floor.
Create an impact with a punchy wallpaper. Here, an orchid pattern adds vigor and picks up on the real-life orchids on display.
A bistro-style kitchen gets a jolt of warmth thanks to the beige-green panelling and green-leather banquette. A sandy quartz countertop adds interest.
An indigo subway tile backsplash feels British and historical, and picks up on the deep veining in the Calacatta marble countertops.
If you can’t commit to a full kitchen in color, opt for a more neutral base and add in bright accents, like the purple stand mixer and yellow stool seen here.
For a classic look, pick a rich cabinet color, like Farrow & Ball’s Green Smoke (47), and pair it with a creamy neutral on the walls.
Exposed brick painted in Millennial Pink feels fresh and fun.
In this kitchen’s eat-in area, a fireplace mosaic unites the space’s orange and cool tones into one showpiece.
Bold color meets bright patterns in this British kitchen, with the hypnotic backsplash tiles picking up on the deep green of the cabinets.
Splashes of bright botanical wallpaper are slightly mod and bring a welcome hit of warmth to the kitchen’s soft blue-green cabinets.
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A bright blue faucet and bank of marigold yellow cabinets add energy to a blond wood kitchen.
Bold blue lower cabinets ground this otherwise light white kitchen.
A classic wall of base cupboards done in a soft eucalyptus green suits this Victorian kitchen perfectly. The backs of the glass-fronted cabinets painted in the same matching hue complete the look.
Denim-covered armchairs pick up on the cabinet’s deep blue hue, and blue bistro chairs add an extra jolt of energy.
A small kitchen gets a big design lift with the help of bright colors and bold pattern. An abstract diamond-pattern backsplash brings plenty of color to the space without overwhelming.
Why stop at one color? A riot of reds, oranges, blues and greens combine to create a one-of-a-kind kitchen.
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A dark grey patterned tile on the floor picks up on the blue hue of the cabinets and softens its modern lines.
A statement red lantern pendant is a showpiece in this neutral kitchen, providing it with all the color it needs.
A feature wall of a whimsical fairy tale-like wallpaper makes the blue-grey cabinets really pop and creates a statement-making space.
Dark sage cabinets are amplified by a green-and-cream backsplash, green vase and upholstered chairs.
A splash of color, hidden in the island cutouts, adds a pop of life to an otherwise neutral kitchen.
Soft blue cabinets pick up on the patterned backsplash made of vintage Egyptian tiles for a worldly flair.