There's nothing bad about neutral kitchens—features such as white subway tile or stainless steel appliances are classics. But to be honest, these days many people thirst for color.
Vibrant cabinetry, jewel-toned ranges, and colorful tile in every shade of the rainbow are all showstopping ways to put a bold, personal twist on a cooking space. Even better, colorizing your kitchen can be as easy as adding several cherry-picked accessories. To help you create the hue-infused space of your dreams, behold these 37 colorful kitchen ideas.
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Yellow Kitchen IdeasContinue to 2 of 37 below.
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Monochromatic Red KitchenContinue to 3 of 37 below.
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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen
In the modern farmhouse by D2 Interieurs, several colorful accents punch up the mostly white cooking space. A couple of green light fixtures illuminate the kitchen island. Pretty upholstery takes the rustic bar stools from bland to snazzy. The frosting on the cupcake of the modern farmhouse is the leaf print window shade.Continue to 4 of 37 below.
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Stenciled Wood Floors
There is plenty to love in this colorful, country kitchen by Alison Kandler Interior Design. For starters, stencils and paint update the old, wood floors. The red kitchen island brings cheerful contrast. Yellow patterned wallpaper beautifies the built-in cabinets. The blue Viking range and cherry red cabinet knobs both help to balance the space.Continue to 6 of 37 below.
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This Mondrian inspired kitchen by Ande Bunbury Architects has basic cabinetry transformed with different color paint for each door. Both the pink and blue countertops are made of resilient acrylic polymer.Continue to 7 of 37 below.
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Mix-and-Match Kitchen TileContinue to 8 of 37 below.
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Green, Blue, and White KitchenContinue to 9 of 37 below.
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Colorful Spanish Tile
Spanish tile and a turquoise kitchen island both serve up heaping doses of color in this cooking space by James David Custom Homes.Continue to 10 of 37 below.
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Colorize With Curious Objects
Patterned wallpaper and a collection of curious objects colorize this eclectic kitchen in a studio apartment by Katie Rosenfeld Interior Design.Continue to 11 of 37 below.
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Bold Colors and Pretty Patterns
To enliven this neutral cooking space, Katie Rosenfeld Interior Design employed various shades of green, blue, and orange. Pretty patterned fabrics spice up the breakfast nook. Three orange drum shades and three blue bar stools sweeten the kitchen island.Continue to 12 of 37 below.
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Retro Kitchen Colors
This new cooking space by interior designer Alison Kandler Interior Design packs an irresistible retro vibe. The yellow screen door was picked up at a local flea market and later refinished. Green cabinetry adds to the old-timey kitchen feeling.Continue to 13 of 37 below.
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Combine Bright Color With Touchable Texture
Bright color and touchable texture define this chic cooking space by Nerland Building and Restoration. The acid yellow wall anchors the area. The three-dimensional tile backsplash is an unexpected modern twist with a significant wow factor.Continue to 14 of 37 below.
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Sprinkle on Sparkle and Color
A Kelly green kitchen island adds brilliant color to this neutral cooking space by Copper Sky Renovations. Two more beautiful features worth mentioning are the gilded iron Morris Lanterns by McGee and Company that lend sparkle.Continue to 15 of 37 below.
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Retro Kitchen With Personality
Dynamic colors and peppy patterns are a winning combination in this tropically inspired cooking space by Copper Sky Renovations. Solid surface countertops in turquoise add colorful swagger. The beautiful blue walls are topped off with a vibrant orange ceiling runner. The chevron fabric on the chairs tacks on extra pizazz. A multihued glass, mosaic backsplash stands out against the white cabinets.Continue to 16 of 37 below.
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Primary Colors Get Sophisticated
Here a predominantly, white cooking space by Terracotta Design Build Company proves that primary colors are anything but juvenile. The blue kitchen island and red bar stools are sophisticated pieces that pop against the white cabinetry.Continue to 17 of 37 below.
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Use Colorful Accessories to Boost the Mood
Accessories abounding in color can instantly boost the mood in any room at home. Here, colorful Fiestaware, which is a line of multihued ceramic dinnerware, infuses a kitchen by Alison Kandler Interior Design with spirited zing.Continue to 18 of 37 below.
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Minimalist Kitchen Brimming With Color
Who says a minimalist kitchen has to feel cold and stark? This tiny cooking space by Brian O'Tuama Architecture features flat, front cabinets in various shades of blue. Punctuating things is a lime green radiator.Continue to 19 of 37 below.
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Red Kitchen Island
Cozy colors make this farmhouse kitchen designed by Traditional Bespoke Furniture incredibly lovable. Anchoring the space is a cherry red island with three vibrant bars stools. Art on the walls and decorative dishware pour on the colorful charm.Continue to 20 of 37 below.
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Turquoise and Red Renovation
A beach house in Cape May, New Jersey, gets a spanking new retro renovation by Knight Architects. Turquoise appliances perk up the kitchen with a cheerful color. The red swinging doors and Coca-Cola bar stools are both happy finds. Providing practical task lighting over the sink are three Astron Aluminum Pendants by Rejuvenation. A stunning update is the concrete countertop. It is an inexpensive feature with staying power.Continue to 21 of 37 below.
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Stunning Blue Kitchen Cabinets
Designer white walls and beautiful blue cabinetry are the essential ingredients in this charming cottage kitchen by Meriwether Inc Architecture & Design. An apron sink sprinkles on farmhouse style. A classic, subway tile backsplash brings enduring style. Cabinets panels over the refrigerator help the appliance to blend in instead of sticking out.Continue to 22 of 37 below.
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Splashy Kitchen Backsplash
The interior design team behind Studio Stamp say that adding brightness was vital when creating this cooking space. Several elements got the job done. Most notable is the splashy tile backsplash. Another interesting statement is the vertical rack brimming with colorful cookbooks.Continue to 23 of 37 below.
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Colorful Subway Tile
Express your unique style with a one-of-a-kind backsplash. When the owners of this home wanted to reveal their true inner colors, they turned to Mercury Mosaics. Here handmade subway tile in six different, yummy shades creates a spectacular focal point.Continue to 24 of 37 below.
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Create a Cheerful Country Kitchen
A yellow kitchen island anchors this cheerful kitchen by Alison Kandler Interior Designer. Upper cabinets lined with hot pink wallpaper break up white space. Green and blue furniture paired with peppy pillows make for an extra buoyant breakfast nook.Continue to 25 of 37 below.
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Historical Kitchen Colors
Amity Worrel and Company designed this 1880s-inspired kitchen for a period house. The labor of love captures the historical details noted throughout the home. All the cabinetry are a historic shade of teal. Brass screens on the cabinet doors are in step with the old-world look.Continue to 26 of 37 below.
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Crazy Colorful Glass Backsplash
A neutral kitchen is a blank canvas for a backsplash exploding with vibrant colors. The design firm, 50 Degrees North Architects used paint to create the eye-catching installation. A glass sheet keeps the backsplash protected. The red bar stools unify space.Continue to 27 of 37 below.
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Modern Orange Kitchen
Orange took the helm of this kitchen renovation by Kristy Kropat Interior Design. A solid surface countertop and undermount sink both inject the space with delicious citrus. Over the kitchen table is the FL/Y pendant lamp by Kartell. Its acrylic shade filters light with a tinge orange.Continue to 28 of 37 below.
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Turquoise and Gray Kitchen
When updating her kitchen, interior designer Tammy Bronfen incorporated swathes of turquoise, her absolute favorite shade. The custom-made cabinetry pairs beautifully with the gray, crackle backsplash. While her kitchen table looks small, it can extend to sit up to 10 people.Continue to 29 of 37 below.
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Glossy Custom Kitchen
A custom black-and-gray kitchen by Parker Bathrooms gets a colorful lift from glossy upper cabinets.Continue to 30 of 37 below.
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Blue Kitchen Range
Avocado Sweets Design Studio gave a dingy and dark kitchen a new vibrant life. The show-stopping feature in this rustic cooking spaces is the French range by Lacanche in deft blue. A green cabinet and a mix of small kitchen accessories add pleasing doses of enlivening color.Continue to 31 of 37 below.
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Colorful Accents Add Zest
Several zesty accents invigorate this cooking space by The Jack and Mare Design and Build. A bold blue kitchen island with yellow bar stools brings balance. Colorful accents including the yellow light fixture and teal kitchen clock add several splashes of visual interest.Continue to 33 of 37 below.
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Cobalt and Green Kitchen
Two chairs introduce dashes of green color to this cobalt kitchen by Square Footage Inc. Rustic wood shelving adds a touch of warmth.Continue to 34 of 37 below.
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Paring Warm and Cool Shades
Warm-up cool-toned kitchen accents with a fresh and warm wall color. Here the interior designers at Nimú paired an orangy shade of salmon with navy blue.Continue to 35 of 37 below.
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Hot Pink Kitchen
No shade is quite as playful as shocking pink. In this kitchen, by Case Architects and Remodelers, the delightful hue electrifies a white kitchen. Adding to the girlie vibe is the Bling Chandelier by Robert Abbey.Continue to 36 of 37 below.
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Pretty Upholstery Fabric
A high impact fabric featuring a red dragon print satisfies a client's need for color in this eclectic cooking space by Square Footage Inc. We love how the material puts the focus on the breakfast nook.