Kitchen color ideas: 7 hot picks

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Many hard decisions are undertaken in the kitchen, whether it’s figuring out what to cook for Sunday dinner or deciding on the colors of the walls, cabinets, and countertops.

You want colors that bring out your mood and taste. Some people are out to create warm and welcoming spaces. Others want their kitchens to feel clean and therefore go for all-white designs.

For something more classic and traditional, people might embrace wood floors with oak, cherry, or maple cabinets. With many options on the table, today we reveal our hot kitchen color ideas that you’re bound to love in 2020.

1. Sculptor’s Clay

Sculptor’s clay is today’s first pick. It resembles the gray clay used by sculptors to create pots.

The color has been gaining traction since 2019, and it’s one of the top kitchen color schemes.

It’s not too bleak or cool but feels warm. You’ll find that it reflects a fair amount of light. You can pair it with white walls by painting it on flat-paneled cabinets.

It might also create a backsplash on one of your walls. Black appliances will particularly stand out against it. Dark or light white quartz marble countertops will be accentuated.

The color also grounds you with its earthy tone. And if for some reason you don’t like sculptor’s clay, you can choose an off-white like dove gray.

2. Pale Yellow

If you’re aiming to make your kitchen a cheerful and happy place, you can’t go wrong with pale yellow.

When painted on the wall, cabinets, window and door trims are usually painted white. Light to medium-brown flooring also goes well with this color. Small rooms will look larger since pale yellow creates the illusion of space.

Since it’s less bright than sunny yellow, the color tends to be softer on the eyes. You will also find stainless steel appliances standing out and being more visible. Though risky, you can even pull off a completely pale yellow look on your cabinets.

3. Matte Black

Matte black will play an increasing role in kitchens this year. It has a mild shine because it doesn’t absorb all light like flat-black.

If you’re looking for kitchen color paint ideas that are a little peculiar, it’s one of the top colors for you. It also makes a chic statement and is both sexy and sleek.

You’ll have limitless options when it comes to pairing it with other colors. For instance, you can choose a white quartz countertop set against a backdrop of…
 
 
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