Tips & Tricks

6 Easy Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

If you’re feeling like your kitchen isn’t the most inspiring room in the house, fear not: With typically blah cabinets and counters and clunky appliances, it’s easy for the room to lack charm—but all it takes to upgrade your culinary workspace are some pops of color.

If you’re feeling like your kitchen isn’t the most inspiring room in the house, fear not: With typically blah cabinets and counters and clunky appliances, it’s easy for the room to lack charm—but all it takes to upgrade your culinary workspace are some pops of color. Get inspired with these six easy DIY projects.

Give The Inside of Cabinets A Facelift

DIY Network)

Roll Out A Rug

Plaza Interior)

Cover up bare linoleum or tile with a brightly patterned or solid-colored rug, which will also help make your space feel cozier.

Paint The Chairs

Charlotte Love)

A super easy solution to a drab kitchen is to give your kitchen chairs or table a colorful coat. Bright-colored chairs bring instant cheer into a room. Mix and match complementary neons and pastels, but keep the legs natural wood or white for a modern touch.

Create A Backsplash
House & Garden)

A fun alternative to painting an accent wall in your kitchen: Paint a backsplash. The smaller surface area is good for pulling off vibrant colors like hot pink or orange. And you don’t need a professional to do the job—just make sure you take the time to measure and mark the area with tape.

Display Colorful Dishware

Frog Hill Designs)

If you’re hiding colorful mixing bowls and roasting pans inside cabinets, put them on display on a kitchen shelf or the area above your cabinets.

Paint Your Cabinets

Better Homes & Gardens)

An involved weekend project but still a doable one: Whether you have cheap wood cabinets that would look better white or white ones that need more personality, painting them will transform the entire look of your kitchen. (Be sure to remove any knobs and handles before starting.) Go for mellow shades of green and blue or cheery yellow.

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