A fresh coral and white kitchen to inspire homeowners to paint their kitchens

Refreshing Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is more than just a place to cook. It’s the heart of your home, a place to gather with family and friends. But if your kitchen is looking dull and outdated, it’s time to give it a fresh new look. One of the easiest and most affordable ways to transform your kitchen is by using paint. In this article, you’ll learn five ways of bringing life into your cooking space by painting your kitchen.

Color Scheme

Start by choosing a color scheme that reflects your personal style and enhances the overall look and feel of your kitchen. Think about the natural light in your kitchen and how different colors will look in different lighting conditions. Opt for light and neutral colors if you have a small kitchen as they tend to make spaces look bigger. For larger kitchens, you can experiment with bolder colors and create different zones with different colors. Here is an article we wrote specifically to help you find the perfect color scheme for your kitchen.


A darker blue kitchen and white countertop to show the importance of painting your kitchen to withstand the heat.

Next, focus on the walls. A new coat of paint can instantly update and brighten up your kitchen. If you have a small kitchen, use light colors to make it look bigger. If you have a larger kitchen, use different colors to create different zones. Be sure to use paint that’s easy to clean and durable enough to withstand the heat and humidity of the kitchen. 


A photo of blue cabinets with backsplash

Cabinets are another important aspect to consider when painting your kitchen. If you’re on a budget, consider painting your existing cabinets instead of buying new ones. This can save you thousands of dollars. Use a paint that’s specifically designed for kitchen cabinets and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for the best results. If you’re feeling bold, use a contrasting color for your cabinets to create a dramatic look. We also offer cabinet painting here at Quality Coats!


A photo of a countertop in the middle of a kitchen to show the importance of refreshing your countertops temporarily when painting your kitchens

The same goes for countertops, you can also paint them if they are looking dull or outdated. Use a paint that is specifically designed for countertops and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Keep in mind that painting countertops is a more temporary solution and will likely need to be repainted in the future.


A photo of backsplash above a stove to show changing the color makes it the focal point when painting your kitchen

Finally, don’t forget about your backsplash. A new backsplash can also make a big impact on the overall look and feel of your kitchen. Consider using a different color or pattern than the rest of your kitchen to create a focal point.

Wrapping Up

Painting your kitchen is a simple and affordable way to give it a fresh new look. By choosing the right colors and paint finishes, you can create a cooking haven that you’ll love spending time in. So, grab your paint brushes, rollers and get started on transforming your kitchen today! If you are looking for a website visualize the colors you want in your kitchen, Benjamin Moore offers their Personal Color Viewer tool that allows you to send your kitchen photos in and switch the colors digitally!

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