Whilst planning your new kitchen, you want it to express personality and characteristic. Walking down the paint aisle can be overwhelming with hundreds of variations of colours to choose from, so how will you decide? Don’t forget this colour scheme will potentially be with you for years, so choosing a timeless piece to fall in love with is crucial. Here are 3 popular paint colours for kitchens.

1.       Grey

This year, grey kitchens are proving to be a winner. Grey can easily be paired with many colours to provide a homely atmosphere or more modern feel. Accessories such as silver handles are recommended with grey hand-painted cabinets which works well with any worktop, wood, quartz or granite.

With a wide range of grey tones to choose from, it’s important to choose the right shade for you. So why not try Farrow & Ball French Gray for a perfect light finish to your cabinets or Dulux Gallant Grey to add a darker contrast.

2.       Cream/White

Cream and white finishes are still top sellers. It adds a transitional look to any kitchen and allows you to add pops of colour with accessories. Those who like a modern feel could choose an all-white hi gloss kitchen finished with LED lighting. Pops of colours could be added through appliances or black accessories could also add a modern feel.

Take a look at these white suggestions below from Farrow & Ball and Dulux. House White by Farrow & Ball is a creamy white which adds a warm feel to a kitchen. Ultra White can give the desired all white look in your kitchen.

3.       Blue

There are many shades of blue which are perfect for kitchen designs. From duck egg blue to navy blue, you can find all these colours in the kitchen. Navy blue hand-painted kitchen units can make your kitchen look stylish with gold accents and white worktops. The lighter blue works well with a wood worktop and gives a farmhouse effect. Which one would you chose?

Farrow & Ball Stone Blue is a best seller for hand-painted cabinets. Why not try an on-trend navy blue such as Sapphire Salute? This colour is perfect for hand-painted units with white walls or vice versa.

Before you start planning your perfect kitchen, make sure you consider your colour scheme. It is crucial to have your ideal colour palette together so your kitchen designer can create the perfect match.