10 Kitchens That Pop With Color

Don't be afraid of color in the kitchen. These kitchens feature brilliant paint, tile, accessories and light fixtures.

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Photo By: Designer, Lori Dennis

Photo By: Designer, Judith Balis

Retro Kitchen

The black and white color palette of this kitchen is accented with bright red chairs, giving the space a '50s feel. The textured backsplash and unique glass cabinet doors add more visual interest in the room, designed by Elizabeth Rosensteel.

Apple Green Kitchen

This kitchen, designed by Lori Davis, is all about fun. The bright green accents complement the room's other "green" features, such as the bamboo floors, Modular Arts wall panels and fluorescent lamps. The lively green color and unique materials really make this room pop.

Glamorous Kitchen

This dynamic kitchen has blue cabinets and an adjacent bold yellow dining room. The granite countertops add contrast, while the pendants, made from semi-precious quartz, create a division between the two rooms and add a little glitz. Design by Alia Meyer in Larkspur, Calif.

Energetic Yellow Kitchen

Clutter is out and color is in, in this galley kitchen design. Yellow cabinets add a burst of energy to the white walls and sleek silver hardware ties the modern theme together. Design by Todd Hansen of Albertsson Hansen Architecture, LTD.

Peacock Style Kitchen

This kitchen, designed by Ken Kelly in New York, features bursts of color and artistic creativity. The tile floor complements the hand-painted peacock feathers on the ceiling. The artwork behind the stove adds another element of texture, while the rich cabinets bring a sense of balance. Photo by Ric Marder

Complementary Kitchen Colors

This kitchen uses a light yellow as a base color throughout the space. The shade creates a bright, fun feel, and the red barstools add an exciting pop of color. Design by Erinn Valencich
From: Erinn Valencich

Kitchen With Red Walls

Red walls add a fun personality to this space without being overwhelming. It's easy and inexpensive to give your kitchen a new flavor with a little paint. Design by Judith Balis

Bold Kitchen Design

A pale kelly green was chosen for the walls and ceiling of this kitchen to complement the green-veined quartzite countertops and custom enameled cabinetry. The fabric on the barstools accentuates the wall color. Design by Shelly Riehl David
From: Shelly Riehl David

Cape Cod Kitchen Style

This space has a Cape Cod feel with light blue walls that extend into the living room. The cheery blue is paired with white cabinets and locally made hardware that matches the walls throughout the vintage space. Design by Jessica Williamson in Newton, Mass. Photo by Judson Abts

Eye-Catching Kitchen Backsplash

This modern kitchen combines sleek European design with a colorful backsplash that features a random pattern of jewel-like circles. The centerpiece on the table complements the backsplash and adds more color to the space. Photo by Ric Marder. Design by Ken Kelly in New York

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