(photo by Provincial kitchens)
My latest Ideabook on Houzz.com.au is now online.
"6 Kitchen Colour Schemes That Will Stand the Test of Time"
Planning your new kitchen is exciting but it can be overwhelming at times too, with so many different aspects to consider. That’s why I always suggest my clients break the process down into stages and take each one a step at a time. Planning the colour scheme is the part they enjoy the most, but they are often scared of choosing one that will date quickly. These classic and timeless colour schemes are worth considering for your next kitchen renovation. All can have different colour accessories added to them to change the look and feel of the space over time, but I guarantee you won’t tire of any of these schemes quickly.
To aid you in your selections, I have provided one benchtop suggestion and one cabinet door colour suggestion to help you achieve a similar look to each of the schemes in your own home (the colours and materials I have suggested are not necessarily exactly what was used in the photos). Your cabinet maker or kitchen designer will be able to easily source all these materials for you.
Take a look at some ‘real life’ colour swatches when you are shopping. You will notice that some colours will look differently on your computer or tablet screen than they do in real life. This is because it depends on what type of screen you are viewing it on, the resolution of the uploaded images and also the calibration of your screen (too technical for me!). This is why it is ALWAYS best that you choose colours for your kitchen, or any room in your home, from real swatches or sample paint pots and never from shade cards (unless real paint chips have been used) or websites.