While we’re all for all-white kitchens, their colourful counterparts deserve time in the spotlight, too. If your neutral cooking space feels far too bland, seek design inspiration from these brightly-hued beauties that let the cabinetry do all the talking.
Don’t want to commit to all-red everything? We hear you. Take design cues from this bright cooking space and paint your kitchen island and cabinet hood the high-impact hue, then soften the look by painting the remaining cupboards white. Find this crimson red shade at Sherwin-Williams here.
We’re blushing just looking at California-based blogger and lifestyle photographer Leela Cyd’s dreamy pink kitchen. The cabinetry’s brass pulls add a glam note, while the marble countertops and crisp white walls temper the aesthetic. For more design inspiration, browse her site here.
Light blue might not be the first shade that comes to mind when re-painting your kitchen cabinets, but this revamped cooking space by designer Jillian Harris proves the shade can look decidedly modern and timeless. See the entire made-over home here.
Yet another beautifully designed interior that makes a case for soft blue cabinets. The kitchen, devised by US-based architecture firm A+I and designer Tracey Overbeck Stead, is at once soothing and statement-making. The herringbone backsplash picks up the blue tones, while rustic wood elements like the floating mahogany shelves and hardwood flooring ground all the colour.
This modern-meets-rustic kitchen has Fixer Upper‘s Joanna Gaines written all over it. The greenish blue cabinets add a fresh feel to the country-inspired space and balance out all the white and wood.
Navy Meets Wood
If you’re still a bit colour shy, introduce bright look-at-me shades judiciously. This kitchen’s sapphire blue island draws the eye without overwhelming it. The textured wood cabinets and flooring add warmth and act as the perfect counterpoint.
This elegant kitchen with vibrant blue cabinets is pure eye candy. Designer Jillian Harris wasn’t afraid to take the colour plunge, but balanced out the bold shade with a glossy white herringbone backsplash and sleek chrome hardware. Tour the entire space here.
Jewel tones like emerald green lend a sumptuous quality to a space that’s undeniably timeless. Learn more about this kitchen’s budget-friendly makeover here.
Paint your kitchen cabinets a sunny yellow shade, and feeling groggy in the a.m. will be a thing of the past. This energetic space by architecture and interior design studio Hendricks Churchill adds visual warmth that’s bound to brighten tough-to-face mornings.
It takes a healthy amount of design courage to opt for neon yellow cabinets. The alternative? A softer shade that verges on neutral. We love how Oregon-based designer Melissa McCall updated this kitchen’s traditional cupboards with a coat of buttery yellow paint.
Walking into this pastel-filled cooking space by UK-based design firm Christopher Peters will make anyone’s morning a little brighter. The eye-catching kitchen island painted a soft purple shade allows the rest of the interior to stay muted.