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Reader Question: How Can I Brighten Up My Dark Kitchen?

Discover how to turn a dull cooking corner into a cheerful and vibrant space

Photography: Vincent Coscolluela

Q: Please help make my kitchen look brighter. Could you give me some tips on what color to use for the kitchen walls and cabinet? - Michelle Amores Bitas

A: You can paint your kitchen walls and cabinets yellow, blue or even green. Just remember to choose a soft pastel shade that would look good with the rest of your home. 

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Read the original article ("Ask It") in the January 2011 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.

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