Painted Kitchen Ideas: 9 Schemes That Make the Most of Colour

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When it comes to painted kitchen ideas, there's plenty of space to get creative. Whether you're in the process of planning a new kitchen design or you're painting kitchen cabinets yourself, colour is an often overlooked tool in your design arsenal for adding interest and elevating your space. 

We've picked 9 of our favourite examples of how painted kitchen ideas can be used to complement your kitchen scheme to serve as inspiration for your next project. 

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title and former digital editor of He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.