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5 Color Ideas For Small Kitchens

Brighten up your morning with shades that pack a punch

Photography: Dairy Darilag (Main Photo)

By now, you already know that color can either enhance or ruin a beautiful space—especially for tiny kitchens, the wrong shade can instantly make the room look cramped. While it can be tricky, it's possible to pick the right paint on your first try! To help you out, we've listed down some suggestions that may work well with your little cooking corner: 

Don't be afraid of neon colors! If most of your kitchen basics are white, a pop of apple green on your walls can add an interesting touch to your space. Keep the rest of the accessories monochromatic to balance out the look.

Who says you can't mix country-inspired and modern decor? Complement the streamlined look of a contemporary kitchen with hints of yellow and powder blue for a traditional appeal. 

RL Tip: If you're on the hunt for colorful stools, drop by Crate and Barrel at Mega Fashion Hall, Megamall, Mandaluyong City. 

If you're low on space, consider merging the kitchen and dining areas with a cool color like navy or blue-gray. Offset the monotony with a checkered backsplash, wooden cabinets, and stainless steel furniture. 

For a more eye-catching option, a watermelon-hued kitchen with touches of teal is the way to go. Avoid diverting attention from the walls by dressing up the room in white dinnerware and decor pieces.

The easiest way to dress up a plain and tiny kitchen is painting the cabinets! If you've just started experimenting with color or if you want to stick to a neutral, a dusty charcoal gray will surely make your cooking corner look chic and stylish. 

PHOTOS: Dairy Darilag (Main) | Rene Mejia | Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions | Miguel Nacianceno | Vincent Coscolluela | Paolo Feliciano

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