Colors are the prime elements of decorating a room. As walls give a perfect boundary and dimension to a room, color schemes used for painting them have a major impact on its appearance. The kitchen is one such room where color schemes might be ignored, but a quality interior painting is of importance for this room as well.
Usually a kitchen is characterized by cabinets, shelves, and tiles. Still the wall colors need to be selected with care to make it perfect for cooking and/or eating. Especially for women, who spend hours in the kitchen, decorating it well is of utmost importance. Here are some tips that will guide you through.
A contrast color scheme will have a color contrasting to the kitchen basics, like the cabinets, shelves, counter-top, and backsplash tiles. A matching color scheme will be a color similar to that of these elements.
Consider elements like cabinets, place mats, tiles, utensils on the dining table, etc. If you are a person who loves colors, then you can try to have each set in a different pastel color. Like green cutlery, red place mats, orange cabinets, and the works. Make sure the colors match well with the items near each other.
Now, decide the wall colors. You can have the focus wall colored red or in any other bright shade. The wall with maximum colorful items can be kept white or silver. The kitchen is sure to look lively.
For a softer look, opt for lighter shades of beige, lemon yellow, off white, blue, or green. For a striking look, bright red, maroon, silver, black, violet are your colors.
If the color scheme and each kitchen item, right from the crockery to the cabinets, complement each other, it can result in a posh kitchen. How about planning a theme kitchen? For this, you just need to decide the theme color.
Select colors for the kitchen from a huge variety in shades and coloring techniques depends on your choice. If mix-n-match is not your style and you want a single color scheme, go for faux painting techniques that will give a beautiful effect to the walls. And don't forget to have classic kitchen lighting to enhance the colors you have worked so hard upon.