Our Kitchen’s Color Story

Let’s have a look-see at the color story of our Dutch colonial kitchen, shall we?

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At the far left, we have Chambray (Pittsburgh Paints),

a medium blue that is already up + at ’em on the kitchen ceiling.

Yikes! — that swatch is way too bright!

This photo is more accurate:

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Much better!

I’ll admit that the blue ceiling looks a tad odd by itself,

but I think that it makes sense when combined with my other color choices.

Speaking of which:

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The small white swatch represents the room’s future white crown molding,

all the woodwork + our white IKEA cabs:

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Third from left is the palest of grays —

Thin Ice (Pittsburgh Paints) — for our walls:

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Yes, it’s pale, but pale’s a good thing, sometimes.

I made certain that it does pop a bit against the white cabinets,

+ yet, it won’t be as dark as the gray backsplash tiles I’ve chosen:

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I love those tiles so much!  I want them to be the ‘stars’ of our kitchen!

Just look at this inspiration of mine!

Don’t you love the gray tile backsplash?

white kitchen with gray tiles -- heavyontheveggie

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But I digress!

Back to my color swatches + the darkest of my grays, fourth from left.

It’s Volcanic Ash (again, from Pittsburgh Paints):

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We will paint our kitchen door (see below) this dark gray,

along with the other interior doors throughout the house:

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So far, I am very happy with all my colors + hope they’ll play nicely together!

But wait!

There are a couple more colors — the 2 dark squares to the far right:

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They represent my choices of floor tile for our kitchen.

I’ll talk more about them in another post.

Stay tuned!

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