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7 Color Palettes to Update Your Kitchen

If you like your cabinets, but just don't like the color or finish, then painting them is going to be a smart option. While choosing a paint color can be exciting, it can also be overwhelming! There's reason cabinet makers really have a small palette to choose from, sometimes endless choice can result in confusion, and even the inability to choose! So while having your cabinets custom painted or going the DIY route and doing it yourself can be liberating, don't let yourself get caught up looking at 40 different shades of white only to just throw in the towel on the process. Here's some great color palettes that work great with different styles from traditional to contemporary.

Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace - Don't just choose a stock white. Go for a white that has a touch of color and will complement your space. Chantilly lace is a classic go-to white for designers and has a soft, cotton look.

Benjamin Moore White Dove - Looking for a warm white without a pink hue? This is the warm classic white for you.

White Dove is loved by designers, architects and contractors everywhere because of it's versatility and it's welcoming hue without overpowering a space.

Kendall Charcoal. This classic gray from Benjamin Moore is a sure way to add a bold, but classic element to your kitchen. Using a dark color on an sland or lower cabinets can create a visually appealing contrast with lighter upper cabinets, giving your kitchen a modern and sophisticated touch.

Sherwin-Williams Naval - Make a statement in your kitchen with this deep, rich navy blue. Naval works well as an accent color for an island or even as the primary color for your entire kitchen, offering a timeless and elegant look that pairs beautifully with gold or brass hardware.

Benjamin Moore Manchester Tan - If you're searching for a versatile neutral that's not too warm or too cool, Manchester Tan is an excellent choice. This adaptable hue can complement a variety of styles, from farmhouse to transitional, providing a cozy and inviting atmosphere in your kitchen.

Farrow & Ball Inchyra Blue - This moody, atmospheric blue-green is a unique color that adds depth and character to any kitchen. Inchyra Blue is perfect for those looking to create a bold, distinctive space, and it works especially well with brass or copper accents.

Benjamin Moore Hale Navy - Another beautiful navy option, Hale Navy is a versatile and classic color that works well in both traditional and modern kitchens. Pair it with white or light gray countertops for a crisp, clean look, or add warmth with wood accents and natural textures.

Updating your kitchen's color palette can breathe new life into the space, transforming it from outdated to stylish and inviting. By selecting the right hues for your cabinetry, you can create a cohesive and visually appealing design that reflects your personal taste and enhances the overall aesthetic of your home. Whether you prefer a classic neutral or a bold, statement-making color, these seven palettes are sure to inspire your kitchen makeover.

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