A few weeks ago, I listened to a Young House Love podcast that mentioned an article about how yellow kitchens bring in more money when it’s time to sell than white kitchens. Being a big fan of yellow kitchens myself, this was great news (and you can read the article about kitchen color here). The ideal shade was a creamy or wheat-colored yellow.
But I wonder, how many people dare to have a colored kitchen anymore? Lately I think people feel pressure to do white for resale or to “fit in” or to choose something that won’t have to be updated in a few years.
Still, a yellow kitchen—could anything be cozier? And often, just a dab will do ya. Here are a few I love:
Choosing yellow cabinets or a yellow island is a bold move that makes a big statement:
A yellow kitchen doesn’t mean you must bathe the entire room in a super-saturated hue to achieve richness and warmth. Yellow looks so lovely with warm white and stained wood, doesn’t it?
See that yellow door and all those lemons? via
Or if you like yellow but don’t want to make it permanent, there are always yellow accessories:
A few weeks ago I posted on Instagram the yellow tile we’ll be installing in our kitchen. I know it’s bright, and I know it’s bold, but it’s happy. I hope we’ll love it for a long time to come.
Would you paint your kitchen a color besides white? If so, what color? How does yellow strike you? •