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Painting Kitchen With Cherry Cabinets

My kitchen cabinets are red cherry. What color should I paint my walls?

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June 5, 20100 found this helpful
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I like the idea of the aqua. Certain greens would work. It all depends on the proportions. With the tile and cabinet colors, the aqua or related blues or a green could work. You need a small amount of a strong color, deep cheery, dark brown, or an intense version of the wall color. Picture frames, picture mats, curtains, floor mats, etc. that add an accent.

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September 28, 20100 found this helpful

Google red cherry cabinets to see what colors are shown with them; on the walls; I am sure you will want a lighter color to really compliment them! Be sure that it is a color that you love: as you will spend a lot of time in that area! MY recommendation when going to paint is what I myself do: go to various stores, or paint centers: get what "colors" appeal to you, personally. Then take them home, and spend time holding against the wall: near the cabinets, etc, to see what you are personally drawn to!

The reason to go to various stores is simple: not all stores have the colors and tints available! So you will have an excellent selection of varieties: just like "yellow" can be everything from the barest tint in it to a taxi cab yellow! So can most other colors! Good luck! I am doing this same thing in a bedroom, and no, I have not as yet made a "final" decision!

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September 28, 20100 found this helpful

White or light colors with red in it would compliment the cherry cabinets.

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September 29, 20100 found this helpful

It might sound boring ,but I like white with red it looks so clean. My cabinets I painted picaso blue and my walls are white. The wall across from my cabinets are coffee cream color to blend with the cream beige counter top. I believe it worked out well. Go with your gut feeling. I looked at tons of make overs and kitchen cabinets before taking the plunge and painting them blue. I love them and never tire of them. So glad I did it.

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