Habitat plus - heart of the home
The kitchen is without doubt the hub of a family home, so needs to be a friendly and welcoming space.
While it can be fertile territory for making bold style statements, these tend to work better in moderation where kitchens are concerned. Classic kitchen joinery can be re-coloured as often as you like to reflect current fashions, as can walls.
Top tip: We often choose paint colours based on what others will think. Indulge your wildest colour fantasy using secret colour – paint it inside your cupboard, wardrobe or chest of drawers for you to enjoy.
Gentle and harmonious, this kitchen features a quartet of classic coastal colours. Resene Orchid White
, is a reserved yet steady, oriental cream on the cabinetry while its cousin Resene Half Orchid White
is a pale warm white for the ceiling and window trims. Resene Akaroa
, the palest pebble grey, brings a subtle depth to the walls, while the crisp sea blue of Resene Botticelli
is a welcome contrast on the island shelf and splashback. The deeper sand tones of Resene Quarter Mondo
anchor the island base.
This kitchen is a study in contrast with bold wall colour used alongside more conservative shades. On all of the cabinetry, Resene Black White
lends its chalky white calcite grey tones, then suddenly, the deep and mysterious Resene Diesel
blackens the walls. In contrast, the fresh salad green of Resene Celery
appears on the splashback. Understated Resene Half Alabaster
is used on the ceiling and trims.
This scheme uses an unexpected but stunning palette of colours, including the subdued, greyed green hues of Resene Edward
for a touch of nature’s beauty to the cabinetry and island base, set alongside the clean transparent blue of Resene Scandal
in the open cabinet above the refrigerator, and the elegant shadowy lilac of Resene Deluge
(who would have thought purple would look so good here?). The absolute classic of Resene Quarter Spanish White
sits on the ceiling, trims, walls and splashback.
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