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A Kitchen with Character

Gorgeous kitchen with navy cabinets and black splash.:

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The kitchen above speaks for itself, with gorgeous colours, fun tiles and layers of details this kitchen makes a statement. It's bold and subtle at the same time and we're going to break down each layer to better understand it's design success. As well we'll look at other examples and ways you can make your kitchen as beautiful and unique as this one. 


1) Add some colour

Who ever said that kitchens need to be white, brown or grey. Change it up use some colours to tell a story.

Chow Down - Homepolish's New Space Takes Offices To The Next Level - Photos:

(PhotoCredit http://www.lonny.com/Homepolish 's+New+Space+Takes+Offices+To+The+Next+Level/articles/FqfInvJDLOn/Chow+Down)

12 Of The Hottest Kitchen Trends - Awful or Wonderful? - laurel home:

(Photo Credit https://laurelberninteriors.com/2016/07/17/hottest-kitchen-trends-yay-nay/)

Contemporary kitchen features peacock blue cabinets paired with black countertops and a marble slab backsplash.:

(Photo Credit https://www.decorpad.com/photo.htm?photoId=134298)


2) Mix up the back splash

Subway tiles are great however you can do so much more with them like changing the direction you put them in. Maybe you want a splash of colour, there are now so many options for beautiful coloured tiles with fun patterns to make your kitchen stand out.

Even with its bold patterns, patterned tile can still be perfect in a neutral space. Here are 24 inspiring spaces that showcase it best.:

(Photo Credit http://www.tableandhearth.com/2016/03/24-patterned-tile-spaces.html)

News flash—colorful kitchens are back. Love this trend as much as we do? Double-tap the little heart in the left-hand corner. | photo: @alyssarosenheck for @stonetextile:

(Photo Credit http://www.mydomaine.com/blue-kitchens)

What a backsplash! Our Small Diamonds in Martinique set in an Escher pattern. /Design: @edb_la #tiles #kitchen #backsplash #designinspiration:

(Photo Credit fireclaytile - https://www.instagram.com/p/BFhqVRuSFiW/)


3) Don't forget the details

Whether it's the furniture you add, millwork cuts, glass or mirror effects. Details make the space come alive. Take your standard pieces and alter them to make the one of a kind and your kitchen is sure to stand out.

Linear fitted kitchen LOFT by Snaidero | design Michele Marcon:

(Photo Credit http://www.archiproducts.com/en/products/snaidero/linear-fitted-kitchen-loft-linear-kitchen_200799/)

Love the perfect gray color of these kitchen cabinets, paired with the brass hardware, carrara marble counters and gray herringbone parquet floors.:

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The kitchen is the heart of the home and should represent you and your family. A beautiful kitchen not only helps with resale, but really makes the biggest impact on your home's overall style. Be adventurous in your design and remember details, details, details!!!