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  • Writer's pictureChris Arnett

Multiple Colors On Painted Cabinets?

Is it a trend? Maybe...but having a two tone kitchen looks great and I've seen it succesfully done on kitchens that are 10+ years old and it still looks great. I think if it's done right, you'll be happy with the decision for years to come and when it is time to redo the space again, it won't be because of this decision.

Why Go Two Tone? The realm of cabinet painting is vast and full of possibilities. Traditionally, kitchens followed a monochromatic palette, often aimed at achieving a uniform look. But like all aspects of design, styles evolve. Multiple colors or a two-tone approach in kitchen cabinet painting can add depth, character, and a touch of modernity to the heart of your home.

Making the Right Choices: Opting for multiple colors requires some planning:

  1. Contrast vs. Harmony: You could choose contrasting colors to make features pop or select hues that harmonize smoothly. Think a deep navy-blue base cabinet contrasting with soft gray wall cabinets or perhaps a gentle transition from beige to a muted olive.

  2. Accentuate Features: Use colors to highlight architectural details. If your kitchen has a beautiful island, give it its own shade to make it the centerpiece.

  3. Stay Timeless: While it's tempting to go with what's trending, it's crucial to choose colors that you believe will stand the test of time.

Cabinet Refinishing – A Fresh Perspective: For homeowners who are not looking for a complete cabinet overhaul, cabinet refinishing can be an excellent way to introduce multiple colors. Refinishing involves retaining the existing cabinet structure but revamping its appearance. This process can be a game-changer, especially when integrating a two-tone color palette. Venturing into multiple colors for your kitchen cabinets isn't just a passing trend; it's a design decision that, when executed well, can remain timeless. Whether you're considering cabinet painting or cabinet refinishing, the key is to balance aesthetics with functionality. With the right color choices and emphasis on durable cabinet painting techniques, you can create a kitchen space that's both contemporary and enduring. Call us today to discuss color options and what finishes are right for your kitchen.

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