Various shades of blue wash over this white kitchen by Vidal Design Collaborative a design and construction firm based in Southern California. The wall that carves out the breakfast nook is a paint shade called Soft Sky by Benjamin Moore. The pretty tile backsplash repeats the color. View in gallery Create a cohesive décor by matching the appliances with the cabinets View in gallery Very subtle shades of gray look good in country-style kitchens Pair gray cabinets with warm colors and materials. Gray can appear austere and cold compared to other colors and in a room such as the kitchen which is supposed to be warm and inviting, using this tone can be tricky. Choosing paint colors can be a time-consuming and frustrating process when there are so many shades to choose from. The good news is that are certain colors that work best in specific rooms. Kitchen Color Schemes. Choosing from an infinite number of kitchen color schemes can be both exciting and daunting. How do you decide? From a simple black and white kitchen to every other grouping of possible hues, picking the right combination will be easier if you follow our step-by-step guide.. 7 Steps to a Kitchen Color Scheme. Popular Kitchen Colors? The most popular kitchen colors are comfortable, earthy and always warm. For this reason, red, yellow, orange, brown, beige and certain shades of green are considered best for painting kitchens. Color Guidance Cabinets take up the most visual space, so let them guide you to the best colors for your kitchen. If your cabinets are finished in dark or medium wood, look to colors that will create balance by using lighter hues. An inky, marine blue will ground a kitchen in an open space and feel more formal than a light color without being as moody and as dark as black. We also love the idea of painting the interior. Neutrals, like white, cream, and gray, work well for a clean and modern design look. This kitchen cabinet trend has really never gone out of style. White and cream give an expansive feeling to a small kitchen. The only problem with cream cabinets is keeping them clean. Here are some DIY ways to. Your Dream Kitchen. Do you always dream of a dark-themed kitchen, but do not know where to start? Well, now you have some ideas to work with. Dark kitchen cabinets can create the theme you want for the kitchen. Gray and white are the preferred kitchen paint colors for design blogger Katie. Previous to that, her kitchen was a ponderously designed affair, complete with thickly grained wood cabinets and a large kitchen island made of manufactured veneer stone.. She stripped away the heavier elements, turning it into a light, clean and airy space with white as the main color, offset by touches of gray.