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5 Kitchen Colors That Will Never Go Out Of Style

Far too many homeowners take the latest kitchen design fad and run with it, only to be upset with their decision after the trend has past its prime. Bright yellow cabinetry or plum countertops may be all the rage this year, but in years to come they could be considered gaudy. To keep your kitchen in style for as long as possible, avoid falling in love with loud, outlandish colors or designs. Implement trends you like with throw rugs or decor, instead of committing to them with expensive and hard-to-replace items like appliances, flooring, countertops and cabinetry. Stick with these five classics and your kitchen's color scheme will stand the test of time. 1. White The go-to choice for painted cabinetry always seems to be white, and for good reason. This neutral color gives the kitchen a sense of cleanliness, and plenty of sunlight reflects off a white color scheme to bring the area a dazzling shine. A white design makes a kitchen feel larger and more open. The simplicity of white guarantees that its uses in the kitchen will never go out of style. White also comes in handy when reselling or transitioning between trends; if you don't like a particular color in the design, just paint it white and move on until inspiration strikes. 2. Black Black can bring depth and visual intrigue in a sterile or boring kitchen, or help to shrink unnecessary space. Homeowners are best off adding touches of bright color to keep a predominantly black color schemes dynamic and interesting. Black appliances fit in perfectly with dark wood walls or cabinetry. If you do want to experiment with something wild or trendy, black makes a wonderful backdrop for louder, more eye-catching decor in the kitchen .When properly implemented, black can bring style and sophistication that stays in vogue for many years. 3. Silver/Gray Combining different grays, blacks and whites into a monochrome design makes for a simple, elegant kitchen. The right shade of gray will accentuate other colors, altering them completely in their context. Using gray or silver as a neutral base highlights the other focal points in the kitchen however the designer sees fit. Stainless steel has been popular for decades, and nothing indicates that this popularity will decline any time soon. Stainless steel and chrome surfaces reflect light to add brightness to any kitchen, especially when combined with a white color scheme. 4. Cherry A deep cherry red adds richness and life to any boring kitchen without jeopardizing its simplicity and class. A bold cherry shade goes well with brick in any kitchen, smoothly complementing its rustic charm. To make this alluring tone your kitchen's focal point, use cherry on the countertop of your island. Try matching your cherry cabinets with marble or granite countertops to emphasize elegance in your design. For a splash of color that doesn't interfere with the class and warmth of your kitchen, cherry is a must. 5. Wood Hardwood floors are a signature of the timeless kitchen, but the floor isn't the only place where wood shades can be utilized to great effect. Try matching the floor with the ceiling to make a large kitchen feel cozier and more welcoming. Even with more modern kitchen designs, adding wood cabinetry brings warmth and rustic appeal. Infuse your kitchen with traditional French styles that use wood to make the kitchen feel classic and rich with history, or mix and match light and dark wood shades to create your own unique style that can stay popular for decades to come. Nicole loves her beautiful little home that she shares with her husband in Western Australia. She loves researching anything to do with home improvement, from the cheapest upgrades for your home to the best options for kitchen renovations in Perth. (Photo courtesy of Flickr)
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5 Kitchen Colors That Will Never Go Out Of Style

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This article lists 5 of the most classic colors to use in your kitchen, that will stay classic and classy, and never go out of style or be out of trend.

Far too many homeowners take the latest kitchen design fad and run with it, only to be upset with their decision after the trend has past its prime. Bright yellow cabinetry or plum countertops may be all the rage this year, but in years to come they could be considered gaudy.

To keep your kitchen in style for as long as possible, avoid falling in love with loud, outlandish colors or designs. Implement trends you like with throw rugs or decor, instead of committing to them with expensive and hard-to-replace items like appliances, flooring, countertops and cabinetry.

Stick with these five classics and your kitchen's color scheme will stand the test of time.

1. White

The go-to choice for painted cabinetry always seems to be white, and for good reason. This neutral color gives the kitchen a sense of cleanliness, and plenty of sunlight reflects off a white color scheme to bring the area a dazzling shine. A white design makes a kitchen feel larger and more open. The simplicity of white guarantees that its uses in the kitchen will never go out of style. White also comes in handy when reselling or transitioning between trends; if you don't like a particular color in the design, just paint it white and move on until inspiration strikes.

2. Black

Black can bring depth and visual intrigue in a sterile or boring kitchen, or help to shrink unnecessary space. Homeowners are best off adding touches of bright color to keep a predominantly black color schemes dynamic and interesting. Black appliances fit in perfectly with dark wood walls or cabinetry. If you do want to experiment with something wild or trendy, black makes a wonderful backdrop for louder, more eye-catching decor in the kitchen .When properly implemented, black can bring style and sophistication that stays in vogue for many years.

3. Silver/Gray

Combining different grays, blacks and whites into a monochrome design makes for a simple, elegant kitchen. The right shade of gray will accentuate other colors, altering them completely in their context. Using gray or silver as a neutral base highlights the other focal points in the kitchen however the designer sees fit. Stainless steel has been popular for decades, and nothing indicates that this popularity will decline any time soon. Stainless steel and chrome surfaces reflect light to add brightness to any kitchen, especially when combined with a white color scheme.

4. Cherry

A deep cherry red adds richness and life to any boring kitchen without jeopardizing its simplicity and class. A bold cherry shade goes well with brick in any kitchen, smoothly complementing its rustic charm. To make this alluring tone your kitchen's focal point, use cherry on the countertop of your island. Try matching your cherry cabinets with marble or granite countertops to emphasize elegance in your design. For a splash of color that doesn't interfere with the class and warmth of your kitchen, cherry is a must.

5. Wood

Hardwood floors are a signature of the timeless kitchen, but the floor isn't the only place where wood shades can be utilized to great effect. Try matching the floor with the ceiling to make a large kitchen feel cozier and more welcoming. Even with more modern kitchen designs, adding wood cabinetry brings warmth and rustic appeal. Infuse your kitchen with traditional French styles that use wood to make the kitchen feel classic and rich with history, or mix and match light and dark wood shades to create your own unique style that can stay popular for decades to come.

Nicole loves her beautiful little home that she shares with her husband in Western Australia. She loves researching anything to do with home improvement, from the cheapest upgrades for your home to the best options for kitchen renovations in Perth.

(Photo courtesy of Flickr)

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