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Colourful Kitchen Trends: Spice Up Your Cooking Space with the Right Hues

Your kitchen is more than just a place to cook; it's the heart of your home, where family and friends gather, memories are made, and culinary creations come to life. So why settle for a bland, uninspiring space when you can infuse it with colours that reflect your personality and style? Here are some ways you can inject colour and personality into your kitchen.


A shaker style kitchen with blush pink cabinets and deep red island with bar stools and stone floor
Magnet Kitchens 'Ludlow' pairs deep red with blush pink

Embrace Bold Cabinetry

Gone are the days when kitchen cabinets were confined to neutral tones like white or beige. Today, homeowners are increasingly opting for bold and vibrant colours to make a statement in their kitchens. Think deep navy blues, rich emerald greens, or even daring shades of red or yellow. Bold cabinetry adds personality and character to your kitchen, instantly transforming it into a stylish and



contemporary space. If you’re not ready to go too full on with colour, keep your walls neutral and let the cabinets sing, or consider mix and match, picking out upper or lower cabinets, or a kitchen island, in a bolder colour than the rest of your cabinetry. If you want an example of going big and bold, check out Sophie Robinson’s new kitchen, which is a brilliant riot of colour and pattern!


Play with Contrasting Colours

Contrast is key when it comes to creating visual interest in your kitchen. Experiment with contrasting colours to add depth and dimension to the space. For instance, pair dark cabinets with light countertops or backsplashes, or vice versa. You can also incorporate contrasting hues in your kitchen accessories, such as bar stools, pendant lights, or decorative accents, to create a cohesive and dynamic look.



Forest green shaker style kitchen with white worktops and wooden beamed ceiling, with plants hanging above kitchen island
Smile Kitchens Hjerte Range

Go Green with Indoor Plants

One of the easiest ways to add colour to your kitchen is by incorporating indoor plants. Not only do plants add a pop of greenery, but they also improve air quality and create a sense of tranquility. Consider placing potted herbs on your windowsill, hanging planters from the ceiling, or setting up a small vertical garden against a blank wall. Not only will these plants brighten up your kitchen, but they'll also provide fresh ingredients for your culinary endeavours.



Blush pink kitchen wall with pink, white and brown patterned tiles and marble worktop
Discotheque Tiffany by Claybrook Studio

Experiment with Patterned Tiles

Forget plain white subway tiles – it's time to get creative with patterns and textures. Patterned tiles are a great way to inject personality and flair into your kitchen design. Whether you opt for geometric motifs, Moroccan-inspired patterns, or intricate floral designs, patterned tiles can add visual interest and charm to your backsplash, countertops, or floors. Mix and match different tile designs to create a unique and eclectic look that reflects your personal style. I love the retro pattern of these Claybrook Studio tiles, in colours that are on trend this year - pink, off-white and chocolate brown.




Add Pops of Colour with Accessories

If you're not ready to commit to bold cabinetry or patterned tiles, you can still add pops of colour to your kitchen with accessories. Invest in colourful small appliances, such as toasters, kettles, or stand mixers, in vibrant shades like turquoise, coral, or mustard yellow. You can also introduce colourful textiles, such as patterned rugs, vibrant dish towels, or decorative cushions, to infuse your kitchen with warmth and personality.


Incorporating colour into your cooking space can breathe new life into your home and make it a joyous place to cook, dine, and gather with loved ones. Need some help working out the right colour palette for you? Chat to me about a colour consultation.

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