Top tips for painting your kitchen
Who doesn’t love a kitchen? It’s where delicious creations are created. It’s the first place we step into once we roll out of bed to pour a steaming cup of coffee. It’s the spot we mingle with guests to share a bowl of something tasty. But most importantly, it’s the heart of any home. If your kitchen needs some lovin’ then you’re in luck. Check out our top tips for painting your kitchen and choosing the perfect colour.
Think of the bigger picture
And by ‘bigger picture’, we mean the rest of your house. When it comes to choosing a colour for your kitchen, like any room, it depends on what atmosphere you want to create, how much space or light there is to play with and whether you want to commit to a full-scale reno or not.

So, before you dive into a tin of your favourite Tint, think how your new colour scheme will flow through the house. If the bedroom, bathroom and living room take a maximalist approach, ask yourself if that’s something you want to continue into the kitchen. Or maybe the opposite – if the walls in your house are bright, fresh and light, should you try and make that work in the kitchen? Remember – there are no rules – so do what works best for you (and we’ll support you all the way).
Go big… and bold
To bring joy into your space, you can experiment with playful colours, dabble in some warm tones or go for a more neutral approach with some barely-there hues for something more timeless. And if you’re a passionate cook, you’ll be happy to hear that warm colours are said to encourage a healthy appetite. Some of our favourites include Settle Petal (also known as THE perfect dusty pink) or Camping Grounds for some inspiration from the great outdoors and a breath of fresh air. And then there’s cool greys. Or fresh whites. The list goes on…
If you can’t go big, go for little touch-ups with BIG impact
If painting your walls from floor to ceiling is a no-go, there are plenty of small touches that can make the world of a difference; like painting the cabinets, cupboards, shelves or trim around the kitchen. Just means you might need to be a little more creative – but that’s the best part. There are plenty of ways to spice things up in the kitchen without being overpowering.
Match your walls to your appliances...
If you’re the proud owner of dark, vintage-style appliances (oven, stove, fridge), the shade you choose to throw on your cabinets or walls can either make your appliances stand out or disappear – and it all depends on the look you’re going for. Maybe your kitchen is filled with sparkly state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances – or a mix of both. If you’re starting from scratch with a full-on kitchen makeover then go wild and match the appliances to your walls… or the walls to your appliances. There’s no right or wrong answer whatever way you go, but it’s worth thinking about before giving your kitchen some lovin’.

All you need to decide on now is the first dish you’ll cook up in your new space. Ready to roll?
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