by: Kitchen Karl
Painted kitchen units are now trending as one of the popular choices for fitted kitchens. Thanks to their durable finish, they rarely show scratches and are robust enough to withstand daily wear and tear. Available in gloss satin stains and matt finishes, it’s also a really versatile option. It’s subtle finish makes it ideally suited to traditional cabinetry, but painted kitchen units will also sit perfectly in any modern design.
When it comes to adding colour in your kitchen, the temptation might be to play it safe with neutrals and after all, a new scheme can be a big investment and you want this to last for many years without looking aged or outdated. But vibrant hues will add warmth and drama to a room, especially if your kitchen is open plan and you have a larger living space, after all- today’s kitchens are the hub of the home for you and your family.
A popular look is combining two or three different tones to give the casual feel of distinctive areas in the kitchen, and also to break up a long run of cabinetry. Weber Designs cabinet doors and panels are batch painted by professionals and bespoke painted to order, but if you’re looking for a quick update, you can choose a wide selection of our stock colours that are instantly available .
Soft tones and lighter pastel touches can work beautifully in the kitchen as an accent colour against woods of all tones and deeper colours. Think ►matt Lavender pink, pale mint or ►baby blue for cabinetry, and mix and match shades across chairs, soft furnishings and by adding choice colours to your accessories. Not just for retro styling, pastel colours can also work well with the clean and contemporary lines of a modern door style.
Whether you choose boldcoloured feature walls or just a few bright highlit areas, bringing colour into your kitchen will create a welcoming space where you’ll want to spend more time and gather with friends and family.
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