Sunday, August 7, 2011

The Kitchen Blues Could Use a Little Color

I have been seeing a lot of interiors lately with the combination of light blue and orange...

Cute right?! Well, these got me thinking about my kitchen. My light blue countertops have always been a design issue. When I chose my wall color for the kitchen I tried to think of a color that would not clash with the blue but still flow with the living and dining room colors. I came up with dark brown and I felt good with my decision, but the countertops still just don't go away like I want them to. So, what if I added orange accents to my kitchen?!! Like a cute orange patterned shade or valance in the window and some orange dish towels. Here is what I came up with on photoshop.


I don't have a lot of bright colors in the rest of my house, but the kitchen could be a fun place to start!

6 comments:

Courtney Price said...

Aqua is my fave with pretty much anything... orange is nice and warm for Idaho's coming cold :)

Kelli said...

i love the orange and blue.. what about a rug with both colors too?

Lindsay said...

I love your idea to accent with orange in the kitchen! I think you're right on, it will definitely help make the blue counters look more intentional. Great idea!

sherri lynn said...

I love these colors together! Especially the first picture.

I found your blog through Andrea at Strawberry Chic - I love your craft room!! It looks like an amazing space and I love the art and colors you've used. I'm a new follower!

Andrea @ Strawberry Chic said...

That would be super cute...you could add an orange kitchen-aide to your counter-top too! (it's a great excuse to buy one!)

Danielle Oakey Interiors said...

I would embrace the blue countertops. It is very retro-chic. I love the direction you are heading, orange is perfect for the space. I would accent the kitchen with turquoise and orange, making the countertops blend in seamlessly. A stencilled wall could be fabulous in this space too, and I love the idea of a funky rug.