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Paint color suggestions for walls and island please

Brooke Kleinschmit
2 months ago
last modified: 2 months ago

We're putting a new kitchen in next month. Cabinets are being built as I type this. Yay! I'm needing to choose paint colors for my walls and a stand alone island. I really hate picking paint colors. Please help me!

We're doing custom cabinets with a dark custom stain and Johnson Hardwood Skyview in Celestial. Appliances will be the 20 year old basic white things we've had forever. They may be upgraded later, but they'll still be very basic white appliances. Trim and doors are white.

Countertops will be a Wilsonart laminate countertop probably in Arenite Cream pending seeing a larger sample because the sample on the website looks nothing like the little chip they provided... we don't like what we see on the website. We'll be doing an attached 4 inch backsplash because that's what I want to see when I walk in the room. It makes me feel at home. We will probably do a painted backsplash and skip the tile because I'm finding I don't care for tile backsplashes, they feel constrictive, so I'd like the wall color to closely coordinate with the countertop.

The room is closed to the rest of the house with the only windows being on the east wall. It's quite bright in the morning, but dimmer after noon.

The island is going to be green but I dislike the green in the inspo pic. I kind of like this color but it feels a bit too gray or something. Also, is it too dark? I might have decision fatigue...

The walls will be some sort of white but I'm terrible at choosing paint colors. Can you please make suggestions for colors that would go nicely with the things we've chosen. Thanks!

East wall of kitchen

Island inspiration... but I dislike this shade of green

Cabinet, flooring and countertop

Another angle of kitchen... eat in area to the side and a few cabinets on the west wall, then doors to the pantry and basement.

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