Bright + Modern Kitchen Transformation

Light colors and a cool graphic combine for a kitchen makeover you have to see.

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Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Before: Dark + Dreary

The dark colors in this modern kitchen makes the space feel smaller than it actually is. Luckily, a fresh coat of paint will change all of that.

After: Accents + Graphics

Add bright pops of color with a bold graphic painted on the wall. Use accents to bring more bright colors into your kitchen space.

Prep Walls

Inspect the walls of the room before applying paint. Repairing holes and knocking down wall texture will make each coat go on smoother and the end product will look better.

Paint + Primer

Roll on a coat of paint and primer to cover the old color after spackling is dried and has been lightly sanded. Additional coats may be necessary depending on the original color.

Don't Forget the Shelves

Paint backs of shelves with a coordinating color. Roll on the paint in large areas with a smooth roller and then cut in around edges with a brush that has a tapered edge.

Cool Graphic

Use an inexpensive art projector (available at most craft stores) to project a graphic on the wall. Outline the shapes with a chalk pen which can be removed later.

Use Bright Colors

Use bright, bold colors to outline the shape and fill it in.

Simple Message

Personalize your space with a bright and bold graphic. Choose a message and image that is simple.

White + Light Gray

Brighten up a kitchen with whites and light greys. Punctuate the neutrals with bright pops of color.

Dishes as Decor

A collection of white dishes stands out in white cabinets with a grey background.

Stand-Out Succulents

A grouping of bright green succulents stands out against a neutral background. Plenty of shiny surfaces add to the brightness of the kitchen.

Add Accessories

Light and bright paint can completely transform your space and open it up. Bright pops of color in accent paint and accessories make the space fun and lively.

Perfect Backdrop

Lighter, neutral walls are the perfect backdrop for bold graphics and pops of color.

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