How to start choosing colors for kitchen update

SilverpointeSeptember 28, 2013

Hubby and I bought our first home and I am so in love with this little dutch colonial, I want to stay forever.

While I have spent almost every day of the last 3 months painting every room and freshening up the trim, I haven't touched this dreary kitchen.

We can't make many updates beyond paint color changes.

What is staying: general layout, cabinets, flooring (at least for a couple of years), counters.

* Counters are a very uninspiring corian. The husband is now committed to living with it since he found out the prev owners shelled out $3K for it!

I would like to start painting the walls and in a few months, paint the cabinets. My question is, how do I go about picking wall and cabinet colors when, down the road, there may be changes to the flooring and counters (if I get my way)?

I'll upload additional pix below. I haven't figured out how to post multiple pix in one post.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo


    Bookmark   September 28, 2013 at 12:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo


    Bookmark   September 28, 2013 at 12:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Other side of kitchen

    Bookmark   September 28, 2013 at 12:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

If you haven't already, I suggest posting this on the "Discussions" side of Kitchens. This is the "Gallery" side that's more for finished kitchens and the like. The Discussions side of Kitchens is for on-topic discussions concerning kitchen remodels. You will most likely get many more responses over there.

Good luck!

    Bookmark   September 28, 2013 at 10:37PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Week 45: He'p me!
He'p me! I have no idea what to ask about this week,...
Does this butler pantry addition add or detract from my kitchen?
My midcentury home has a very open plan and lots of...
Undermount sink keeps separating from granite
We recently had granite installed in our kitchen and...
Prep sink location
After a lot of talking on another thread, I took sena01...
Jennifer Weinman
White on White & other (mis) Matched Kitchens
I was at a friend's house, an artist, last week showing...
Carrie B
Sponsored Products
Colonial Mills Bristol Storage Basket - 18 diam. x 12 in. - WL00A018X018
$85.99 | Hayneedle
Easy-Care Reversible Blanket
Grandin Road
Black Ella Pinch Comforter Set
$69.99 | zulily
Black Sirius 6 Post Cap Light Installation Kit
Carte Satin Nickel One-Light Mini Pendant with Grey Ripple Glass
$138.00 | Bellacor
Flos | Aim Multipoint Pendant Light
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™