Let’s face it, White is classic. You can’t go wrong (for the most part) with white. Safe is another word you hear in regards to the color white. White cabinets are classic and will always look amazing! However, if you’re ready to go beyond white cabinets and you’d like to add a touch of the unexpected with colored cabinets, but you don’t know where to start – read on!
I’d like to share some helpful tips and inspiration to ensure you get the professional look of extraordinary when choosing your kitchen cabinet color. Whether you are painting them yourself or shopping for custom cabinetry in the paint color of your choice.
If you’re going the DIY route, do your research! Painting kitchen cabinets can be a bold move and if it’s not don’t right, it can be a bold mistake. What type of material are your cabinets made from? This will determine if they need to be sanded and ensuring you choose the right type of paint. Selecting the right paint finish is so important – you want something that is durable and easy to clean. You can’t go wrong with choosing a paint that is either made specifically for cabinets or one that is especially cabinet-friendly. Here are 2 can’t-go-wrong cabinet paint brands –
– Farrow and Ball Full Gloss or Eggshell Paint
Both are ideal for high impact areas and are easy to clean.
-Benjamin Moore Advance Interior Satin Paint
If you’re starting from scratch or getting ready for a complete remodel, then already finished and ready to install is the way to go! The color options are endless, but be sure to do some research before settling on one. Two things to keep in mind are the style of your cabinets and how much natural light your kitchen receives. To get your inspiration flowing for your future kitchen cabinet color, here is what’s on the trend forecast for 2020 –
Dark and moody tones grounded in nature are popular look – think blues, greens and classic grays.
If you feel like you may be making too bold of a move, an accented island is quite a trend in 2020. So, keep your classic white cabinets but bring in some color with a contrasting island.
Choosing the right color is an important decision. This is where hiring a design professional can be a very wise investment. We’re here to help with your paint color and remodel or new build design needs.