Need new kitchen wall color after a kitchen facelift!
January 17, 2013 in Design Dilemma
We just gave our dated (early 1990s) kitchen a facelift by painting the light oak cabinets a dark espresso color and refinishing our countertops using the Rust-oleum Transformation products. My husband installed a mosaic travertine backsplash and beadboard around the island and at the end of each set of cabinets. We are thrilled with the results!! But I seem to be at a standstill choosing a wall color. My kitchen shares a long wall with the family room. Both rooms are primarily the goldish brown color you see in the pictures with a red accent on the soffits. Our hardwood floors have a reddish stain on them. I think the colors I currently have are too dark and want to lighten them. I was fixated on a light shade of green, but the two samples I tried (Behr cottage hill green and rejuvenate) are too minty. Should I pick a shade in the beige family instead? My dining room is adjacent to the kitchen and is gold on top with linen white below the chair rail, so I was thinking I should stay away from yellows/golds. Any suggestions would be much appreciated!! My husband wants to finish this project soon!