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20 of the most dreamy paint colours for your kitchen

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Modern meets Edwardian. Rencraft Kitchen
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We're sure you've heard the design phrase form follows function. As we do tend to stand behind that belief here at homify, we also believe that functional spaces shouldn't be pushed to the side as simply that. Kitchens, bathrooms and utility rooms tend to be left to their own devices when it comes to interior design and we're trying to recapture and beautify these spaces in every way we can. Applying proper colour to your kitchen, whether by means of wall colour or coloured appliances is one the greatest ways to improve your space and make it healthier, brighter and a more enjoyable space to spend time in.

For more kitchen inspiration check out what the homify writers and designers have to say about everything from kitchen design to organisation and colour schemes!

1. Shades of blue

Shabby Chic Design Kitchen Schmidt Kitchens Barnet Kitchen MDF Blue
Schmidt Kitchens Barnet

Shabby Chic Design Kitchen

Schmidt Kitchens Barnet

Slate gray and blues are a great colour combination and especially when paired with stainless steel appliances and white pendant lights, the preppy look comes together. 

2. Natural and neutral

When working with wood worktops or shelving, neutrals can create a rustic environment that's also minimalist and modern!

3. Gray

White backsplash and countertops? Go to the cabinets and add a touch of colour.

4. Pastels

Painted Shaker kitchen by Harvey Jones Harvey Jones Kitchens Modern style kitchen
Harvey Jones Kitchens

Painted Shaker kitchen by Harvey Jones

Harvey Jones Kitchens

Yes, most assume that colours means wall and cabinet colours—but don't forget to bring the outdoors into your home by means of fresh bouquets and potted herbs!

5. Monochromatic

Black and white is a classic design scheme for a reason—it's refreshing, modern and clean. Interior designers swear by monochromatic palettes.

6. Mixes of browns and woods

In a home with a heavy use of wood (which is fantastic)—stainless steel and concrete are your best bets for a modern look.

7. Something bold

Stick to one, solid bold colour if you're looking to make your kitchen pop! With the addition of Mediterranean-style tiles, this kitchen looks like something out of a magazine.

8. Sage green

Shaker kitchen by Harvey Jones Harvey Jones Kitchens Kitchen
Harvey Jones Kitchens

Shaker kitchen by Harvey Jones

Harvey Jones Kitchens

Pair this beautiful colour with white or wooden cabinets and worktops for a Hamptons-style preppy home.

9. Dark

For those looking for a modern, masculine space  - dark colours are great when paired with stainless steel accessories. Also, the abundance of natural light in this apartment balances the dark colour scheme. 

10. Patterns

When everything else seems simple and modern in your kitchen, add some texture and pattern with a natural stone backsplash/wall and patterned tile. 

11. Scandinavian colours

Light, minimalist and slightly youthful, Scandinavian colours tend to be solid pastels—anything light and neutral to make the space bright and open. 

12. All blues

Modern meets Edwardian. Rencraft Kitchen

Modern meets Edwardian.


Who said blue is the colour of sadness? Not here! By using three corresponding shades of perfect blues, this kitchen has been transformed into a non-traditional space.

13. All white

Sleek, minimalist and functional. This kitchen is hygienic and organised to perfection!

14. Rustic wood

What a homey and cosy feel this kitchen emanates with copper utensils and accessories paired with rustic wood.

15. Black and white with a pastel pop

Don't assume that coloured kitchens only refers to the wall colour—you can simply add a pop of colour with the retro-style appliances as well!

16. Bright and bold

Match your tiles with the bold colour of your wall for a matching and electric effect.

17. Patterns, patterns everywhere

You can mix more than one pattern together, when done right. This is a perfect inspiration of what right means.

18. Light green

Most wouldn't consider a light green or pastel as a great colour for cabinetry—but this proves otherwise.

19. Golden yellow

This perfect, golden yellow makes you feel as though you're in room filled with 24k gold, or an upper scale restaurant or wine cellar. It's also great combined with rustic wood accessories and worktops.

20. Try anything once

White, black, stainless steel and a vibrant splash of yellow. homify Modern style kitchen

White, black, stainless steel and a vibrant splash of yellow.


Youthful, vibrant and fun—anything goes with white and especially when paired with yellow it makes for a happy and healthy space.

Don't forget, when renovating any space of your home, remember that colour can truly enhance the appearance and size of your room! Here are some tips to make your kitchen look bigger! Get out and add some colour to your great kitchen!

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