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  • Writer's pictureJoshua Allen Design Team

How To Add Warmth & Personality To A White Kitchen.

Updated: Aug 27, 2023

White kitchens are a classic look that can’t be beaten for timeless elegance and serenity. That being said, we're leaning heavily into the trend of adding color and personality to kitchens this year. If you’re looking to inject some warmth and color into your space without messing with the harmony of your clean white cabinetry, paint, and trim don't worry — there are plenty of options. Here are some of our favorites:

Add Bright Accessories & Décor. One of the easiest ways to add warmth and color to a white kitchen is with accessories. Choose a few coordinating colors and spread them throughout the room. You can use items that fit your chosen color palette like: dish towels, pot holders, and other small décor pieces.

Add a Colorful Rug. A stylish and vibrant rug can instantly add a splash of vibrancy to an otherwise neutral kitchen. Choose one that complements the color scheme, or opt for something with a bold pattern to really make an impact.

Install Wall Art. If you’re looking for a bigger statement than accessorizing alone, consider adding wall art. Choose pieces in matching colors or with interesting textures to add depth and interest to your walls. Whether it’s a canvas print of a vibrant piece of artwork or a collection of framed photographs, your white kitchen can be instantly transformed with some carefully chosen pieces of art.

Add A Decorative Backsplash. If you’re up for a more permanent change, consider installing a decorative backsplash. Choose a tile design that complements the existing neutral color scheme or opt for a contrasting color or pattern to really make a statement.

Add a Splash of Color with Wallpaper. Wallpaper is an easy way to inject color and pattern into a white kitchen. With today's technology, you can choose from tons of peel & stick wallpapers that can make a statement without being permanent — and they're relatively easy to install. Create a focal point with a wallpaper accent wall or even apply it inside a hutch for a fresh look.

Add A Statement Piece. If you’re looking for drama, consider adding a statement piece of furniture. Choose one in a bright color or interesting pattern to draw the eye and add a touch of warmth.

Play With Colorful Window Treatments. Window treatments like sheers, curtains, and drapes, can also be a great way to add color and warmth to a white kitchen. Choose a bright pattern or color to draw the eye and frame the windows, or a fun texture to add dynamic interest.

These are just a few simple ways to add warmth and color to a white kitchen without changing cabinetry or paint colors. With a little creativity, you can create a unique look that’s sure to make your kitchen stand out.


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