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Contemporary Kitchens and How to Paint One



A contemporary kitchen is a right look for your home because of its decorating style. Contemporary kitchens incorporate different interiors to create a tasteful finish that makes normal kitchen rooms come alive. Adding color is the best way to change things up in the kitchen—no renovation, no construction, just paint, and a brush. For an inspiring start, why don’t you craft one in the busiest room of your home – the kitchen?

Below are some examples of how to fashion one with techniques using lively colors. It’s advisable that in a room with so much traffic and activity, avoid the specialty paints as they are not suitable for high-moisture spaces. Remember, walls will become art when you apply color but little extra decoration is required in every contemporary kitchens to make a design statement.

For an inspiring start, why don’t you craft one in the busiest room of your home – the kitchen. Below are some examples of how to fashion one with techniques using lively colors. It’s advisable that in a room with so much traffic and activity, avoid the specialty paints as they are not suitable for high-moisture spaces. Remember, walls will become art when you apply color but little extra decoration is required in every contemporary kitchens to make a design statement.

Make a decorative finish using a favorite color part of your contemporary kitchen’s plan – whether you are sprucing up, remodelling, or building your dream home.

Go for stripes

Stripes in soft neutrals set a stylish but not dominating tone for a kitchen decorated for entertaining and family living. Stripes amplify but don’t distract in contemporary kitchens where the fabrics and collections are in the front.

When you choose neutral colors, it’s easy to achieve a new look or seasonal changes with quick switches of accessories. To counter the stripes, you can use unfinished wood cabinets in your kitchen that are wash with diluted paint. This allows a subtle color and shows the grain of the wood.

Hand-painted vines

Do you want to introduce a playful and more youthful mood into a breakfast setting? Then go for hand-painted vines. The key to the success of this unusual look is to make the curvy vines and flowers oversized. Prepare the china, glassware, and collected pottery as this will work effectively with the light-hearted look. If you can change your floors for more visual interest, a black-and-white checkerboard tile will do.

Faux-painting

Let’s think out-of-the-box next time you decide to paint your walls!Turn an ordinary wall into a harmonious backdrop for country-style furniture and collectibles. How to achieve this contemporary kitchens’ look? You have to first paint the wall with rose color, then, after establishing a grid pattern, sponged four coordinating, but visibly contrasting colors.

This takes some patience and creativity to successfully complete a faux finish project, the results will convince you that the work and amount of time spent were worth it.The classic harlequin wall pattern will instantly add life and movement to your kitchen.

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1502 King Street Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703-549-1415
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