The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the home. When it comes to refreshing your space start here! Painted kitchen cabinets are a quick, easy way to makeover your kitchen for just a couple hundred bucks! Your kitchen is where people to tend to gather so it’s also where updates can add the most value. Painting cabinetry can be a great way to give a kitchen a fresh new look without spending a fortune, and Jolie products make this process easier than ever.
What Color Paint Should You choose for Your Cabinets?
One question we often come across is: “What color should I paint my cabinets?” Painting kitchen cabinets is a big project, so you want to pick a color that you are going to be comfortable living with for a long time. You should also consider which colors will be the best for resale in the long run. For these two reasons, we tend to recommend going with more neutral colors. Of course, if you’re a person LOVES color, the kitchen can be a great opportunity to make a bold statement!
View the full Jolie color range for additional options or get creative and start mixing colors to get the just right shade for you! This is made even easier with Jolie’s Color Mixing Guide. For large projects, order any of the 300+ color mixes from the Color Mixing Guide by the gallon! Just give us a call or stop by the store to get more info on ordering paint by the gallon!
Get Started Painting your Cabinets!
You want to begin by taking into account the hard surfaces in your space that won’t be changing. These may include your countertops, backsplash, wall and floor colors. Are these surfaces dark, light, or mid-tone? You can use these details guide you or even give you something to focus on as an accent.
Typically, you will want to paint kitchen cabinets to offer some contrast from the other elements in the space. No one wants an a kitchen all the exact same shade of grey! Select a color that is either darker or lighter in order to avoid having all of your surfaces compete with one another. The exception to the above rule is the bright, all-white kitchen! You can get away with having your cabinets, walls and other hard surfaces all the same bright white. If this is your dream kitchen color scheme consider Jolie’s Pure White or Palace White for a light and bright room!
Want to have some fun? Try using Multiple Colors of Paint!
Generally, if you have a small kitchen, it’s best to stick with a single color on your cabinets. This will make the space feel larger and more cohesive. Two-toned cabinets, essentially cuts your kitchen in half, which can make a small space feel even smaller.
For larger kitchens where you want to add a secondary color, we suggest giving it a try on the island or lower cabinets. Kitchens with full length cabinets (i.e. floor to upper level) aren’t always the best candidates for two toned color schemes. Either way, painting your kitchen cabinets will make a huge visual impact in your space!
Get an Extra Update in by Refreshing the Hardware
Switching out hardware is another easy way to make a kitchen feel like new. So, if you aren’t able to purchase all new hardware, consider using Jolie Gilding Wax to add metallic highlights to your existing hardware. You can also paint your hardware a neutral color, such as Noir or Swedish Grey to go along with your new cabinet color!
Ready to get your Kitchen Cabinet Painting Started?
Check out our favorite before and afters to get some inspiration then pop by the store or shop online 24/7 to get your supplies! As always, we’re here to answer your questions, offer suggestions and help you get your dream kitchen!