When you do not have the cash for a full-on remodel, a spanking new paint job will add oomph to a kitchen without having to overhaul everything else. But here is the thing — there are a bazillion colors to choose from at your local home improvement store. And that can make finding the best shade for your cooking space a mind-boggling chore. So, how do you pick?
To help you have that ah-a moment we are sharing our favorite hues for cooking spaces. From neutral palettes to bold color schemes here are 26 kitchen paint ideas you can easily copy.
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Green and Pink Kitchen
Not too long ago pink walls were usually relegated to kiddie bedrooms or retro bathrooms. But thanks to the rise of millennial pink, pink-colored walls are popping up everywhere. An example is the salmon pink wall in this mostly white kitchen by Casa Colombo and Serboli Architecture based in Barcelona, Spain. But the colorful goodness does not stop there. For a touch of lovely contrast, they painted the shutter apple green.Continue to 2 of 26 below.
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Blue Kitchen ColorsContinue to 3 of 26 below.
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Yellow Modern Kitchen With Pale Wood Feature WallContinue to 4 of 26 below.
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Retro Kitchen With Pops of Bright Paint Colors
Striking strokes of room uplifting colors add zip to this retro kitchen by Alison Kandler, an interior designer based in Santa Monica, California. The painted, vintage-inspired screen door is a cheerful shade of yellow. The cabinets are an earthy hue called Rolling Hill Green by Benjamin Moore. The single shudder on the right was distressed with orange chalk paint.Continue to 5 of 26 below.
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Red, White, and Blue Kitchen
Red, white, blue is the winning color combination that lends a heaping dose of pep to this kitchen by British Standard Cupboards situated in the U.K. The retro-styled cooking space features two-tone cabinets, which offset a bold-colored refrigerator. The crisp, white upper walls lend an open and airy vibe. The geometric floor tile is a modern touch that keeps the room from feeling too kitschy.Continue to 6 of 26 below.
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Gray and White KitchenContinue to 7 of 26 below.
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Blue, Green, and White KitchenContinue to 8 of 26 below.
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Minty Fresh Kitchen That is Thoroughly Modern
Black Lacquer Design based in Los Angeles, California is known for creating thoroughly modern spaces filled with striking colors and attention-grabbing patterns. Here the firm combines a bold pattern floor tile with pastel cabinetry in a paint color called Mint Julep by Benjamin Moore. The result is an incredibly fresh cooking space that feels both stylish and approachable.Continue to 9 of 26 below.
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Painted Wood Floor in Trellis Pattern
If you crave bold hues, we think kitchens are the perfect place to satisfy your hunger. Case in point, this colorful kitchen by interior designer Janet Gridley based in Dallas, Texas. The cooking space reflects the homeowner's love of bright colors. Our favorite feature is the patterned floor. Instead of ripping out the original wood floor during the renovation, it was given a brand-new look using porch and patio floor paint in white and blue.Continue to 10 of 26 below.
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Kitchen Inspired by an Orange CreamsicleContinue to 11 of 26 below.
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Create a Stunning Painted Backsplash
Here is how the talented designers at Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects situated in the U.K., used paint to spruce up a simple, white kitchen. They painted the backsplash portion of the wall shown a shade called Julep by Sherman-Williams. Afterward, they installed a glass sheet to create a surface that is both water and stain resistant. The surrounding walls are a hue called Mindful Gray, also by Sherman- Williams. The color adds a little contrast to the white flat front cabinetry.Continue to 12 of 26 below.
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Multihued Kitchen Cabinets
Celebrate your culinary creativity with this multihued cabinets idea by the design team at Ande Bunbury Architects based in Melbourne, Australia. The eclectic cooking space incorporates seven different paint colors to make a Mondrian inspired statement. The walls were kept white to keep the room from feeling too busy.Continue to 13 of 26 below.
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Create a Bold Kitchen Accent Wall
Painting one wall in a kitchen a bold, dramatic color can punch things up. For instance, take a gander at this cooking space spotted on Alvhem. A robust shade called Teal Tension by Dulux takes the room to a new stylish level. Continue to 14 of 26 below.
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Add a Pop of Surprising Color to Your KitchenContinue to 15 of 26 below.
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Perfect Mix of Minty Blue and Soft GrayContinue to 16 of 26 below.
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Retro Kitchen With Cheerful Paint Colors
This retro cooking space by Santa Monica, California based interior designer Alison Kandler has two cheerful paint ideas worth stealing. The old wood floor was enlivened with a colorful checker pattern. The brand-new kitchen island got a country farmhouse makeover thanks to a couple coats of Red Barn by Benjamin Moore.Continue to 17 of 26 below.
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Zesty Shade of Acid YellowContinue to 18 of 26 below.
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Historic Paint Colors for KitchensContinue to 19 of 26 below.
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Blue Kitchen Cabinets
While different lighting conditions affect how we perceive colors, some shades respond more dramatically than others. A prime example is the cabinetry (all the same color) in this kitchen by The Jack and Mare Design and Build based in Portland, Oregon. Because of the bright light near the ceiling, the upper cabinets appear dark teal.Continue to 20 of 26 below.
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Paint Colors for a French Country KitchenContinue to 21 of 26 below.
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Navy Blue Cabinets and a Sea foam Green Kitchen IslandContinue to 22 of 26 below.
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Tuscan Orange Kitchen Island and NeutralsContinue to 23 of 26 below.
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Pretty in Pink KitchenContinue to 24 of 26 below.
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How to Pair Creamy Hues With Stark White
Pairing warm creamy colors with stark white hues can be confusing. Here is how to get the task done. Setting the tone in this kitchen by Grant K. Gibson Interior Design based in San Francisco, are walls painted Decorator's White by Benjamin Moore. It is pure, crisp shade without yellow or blue undertones, so it pairs beautifully with anything like these cabinets in Bavarian Cream also by Benjamin Moore.Continue to 25 of 26 below.
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Color Wash Your Kitchen CabinetsContinue to 26 of 26 below.
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