Quick Design Tip: 6 Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

April 8, 2015 Updated: April 23, 2016
When adding color to your kitchen or dining space, it's a good idea to start with a neutral color palette, and look for bright, bold elements to accessorize with.
When adding color to your kitchen or dining space, it’s a good idea to start with a neutral color palette, and look for bright, bold elements to accessorize with.

Most of us are always on the lookout for ways to incorporate color into a space, without overdoing it. One of the best ways to add color to a design scheme is with accessories. Not only is this practical, allowing you to easily swap the colors out when it’s time for a change, it’s also fun.

If you’re looking to inject some color into your kitchen, here are some simple ways that you can add some vibrant hues.

View: KitchenAid® Professional 600™ Series 6-Quart Bowl Lift Stand Mixer in Cobalt Blue
View: KitchenAid® Professional 600™ Series 6-Quart Bowl Lift Stand Mixer in Cobalt Blue

Countertop Appliances

If you are in the market for new countertop appliances, you might consider choosing appliances with a bold color. From coffee makers to toasters, countertop appliances are available in a wide array of fun, spunky colors.

View: Safavieh Janet 30" Bar Stool Set of 2
View: Safavieh Janet 30″ Bar Stool Set of 2

Furniture

Bright, vibrant furniture is a great way to add a splash of color to your kitchen. Modern and retro styles of furniture are available in a wide range of fun colors.

Kitchen Art

Whether you opt for a whole wall full of colorful kitchen art, or just one piece, your kitchen will definitely be livelier with a little bit of art.

Utensils and Dishtowels

Finding a fun alternative to the standard utensils can be a great way to add color to your kitchen. Dishtowels are another simple way to add a colorful infusion.

A New Backsplash

It you’re looking to make a colorful statement, and fairly confident in your color choice –a new backsplash can be a great way to bring some additional color to your kitchen. Opt for brightly colored tiles in a fun pattern, or go with a single, bold color.

View: Preston Art Glass Satin Nickel Pendant Light with Cobalt Glass
View: Preston Art Glass Satin Nickel Pendant Light with Cobalt Glass

Light Fixtures

Who said light fixtures have to be boring? Spruce up an ordinary kitchen with some bright –and colorful light fixtures. Which colors are you planning to add to your kitchen?

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