Brighten Your Creative Kitchen With Colorful Cabinetry Ideas



As far as contemporary kitchens are concerned, the use of bold colors is the order of the day. Many homeowners have come to realize that the kitchen is no longer a space in the home to be relegated to the background. On account of this, in order to draw more attention to the kitchen’s prominence, the use of colorful cabinetry is embraced since it has a way of brightening your small and dull kitchen.

Colorful kitchen featuring a traditional carpet

So, whether you just want to change the look of your kitchen or you want to play with some of your favorite colors, the ideas listed below will help you make the most of creating fun and whimsical kitchens by adding more color, variety and personality to that often overlooked space in your home.

red kitchen appliances

Stained wood makes for a beautiful kitchen

Reflective Backsplash Details:

If you are tired of the everyday typical kitchen environment, you can try remodeling your kitchen, incorporating reflective backsplash details. You can achieve this by installing high gloss tiles that reflect light from various angles. You can go for powder blue backsplash and incorporate one or two more complementing colors to create breath-taking scenery in your kitchen.

purple kitchen appliances

Create a focal point with a colorful backsplash too!

Lighting:

The lighting design you choose for your kitchen to a large extent, determines how colorful and bright your kitchen would be. The use of warm LED lighting is advised in every instance. Although it is more expensive than the ordinary lighting systems, it consumes less energy which means that in the long run, you will be saving more on electricity bills. Since it emits very little or no heat, there is no fear of your kitchen becoming hot and stuffy when you turn on the light. Make sure to incorporate both task and accent lighting to bring out the beauty of the colorful cabinetry and shelves in your kitchen.

Orange: Eye-catching kitchen island

Adapt the beauty of stained wood:

Depending on your choice, you can opt for light stained maple or engineered veneers. You can complement this with a white counter top and a few dashes of dark color to add more warmth in the kitchen area. It also creates a rare and interesting contrast that draws attention in the kitchen.

coral kitchen cabinets

Paint or your stain your kitchen cabinets

Appreciating White:

It does not have to be just bright and bold colors all through. The sheer beauty of white, combined with elegant kitchen appliances and appropriate lighting can do a lot to transform and brighten your kitchen beyond your imagination. It usually works well with color schemes like turquoise blue, lime green and cream. You can incorporate these bold colors on some of the cabinets and let white accentuate them all. However, keep it at the back of your mind that keeping a white kitchen clean takes more energy and time.

 

turquoise lime green kitchen

White combined with any colors looks fabulous

Complement the colors with natural lighting:

If you have a large window in your kitchen and goes on to splash your kitchen wall with lime green while the island comes in electric blue with contrasting black for the chairs, you will be creating a warmer and personalized look in your kitchen. You can add overhead lighting system to add more glitter in the evenings.

turquoise kitchen

Enhance your colorful kitchen with lighting

Now you can see that whether you are an eclectic, artistic or designer homeowner, you can actually transform your kitchen from that typical and drab kitchen to a 21st century space in your home. Make sure not to go for colors that are too bright or have negative effect on your mood.

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Published by in Kitchen, on January 6th, 2013

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