Green Kitchen

Although many opt for neutral color palettes when it comes to decorating their kitchens, green can be a beautiful choice. It adds a fresh boldness reminiscent of natural beauty, an especially wonderful option for those living in areas where green spaces outside the front door might be hard to come by. Whether you want to add touches of green or incorporate as much of the hue as possible, there are many possibilities at your disposal for your kitchen.

1. Add Green Hardware

Replacing your current kitchen hardware with green hardware can be one of the easiest ways to add more of your favorite shade to your kitchen. For example, if you have beautiful yet basic white cabinets, the new hardware can add fantastic pops of color. There are many green styles of hardware available and in materials ranging from metal to sea glass. This gives you ample choices, whether you’re looking for traditional options or want to add coastal elements to your beach house.

2. Update Your Cabinetry

Instead of going with green hardware, maybe you prefer to add a huge dose of the hue to the kitchen with painted RTA cabinets in your favorite shade of green. Keep in mind that even if you can’t find the cabinets in the hue you prefer, it’s always possible to either have them painted or to paint them yourself once you find the perfect shade.

Hold off until you find a shade of green you absolutely adore. Cabinetry has a massive impact on the look and energy of your kitchen, and you’ll have to look at it daily. Whatever shade of green you choose, gold hardware is often a perfect complement.

3. Incorporate a Green Backsplash

One of the best parts of using a green backsplash is that there are a multitude of obtainable options. You can use all the same color or mix and match them, combine tiles composed of different elements, use various sizes, or choose ones that are plain or that have elaborate detailing. You can also opt for installing the tiling in a small space or over a massive area.

An ideal way to narrow down the amazing number of options is to make a list of what you really don’t like. For example, maybe you detest the look of square tiles and prefer subway tiles, or you’re not a fan of a mint hue but adore emerald green. While you’re at it, make a second list of what you would prefer to include, if possible, such as a combination of tiles in various shades of green instead of them being all one color. Both lists can help you come up with a combo of elements that make you happy.

4. Add Plants

Bringing plants into the setting is a great way to add more green to the kitchen. There are many plant options you can choose from, but cacti and aloe are two beautiful selections to consider.

If you have children and/or pets, it’s important to pay special attention to the types of plants you bring in and where you put them. Some plants can be toxic when ingested, especially in large amounts. Even if you think a potentially toxic plant is out of reach of kids, such as if it’s hanging from a hook on the ceiling, it may still be accessible to curious animals.

5. Paint One or More Walls Green

Painting one or more walls of your kitchen green can be a major step in implementing your favorite color. However, just like with the cabinetry, it’s going to have a significant impact on the space.

Besides choosing the shade of green, there are several other factors to consider, such as the effect you want the paint to have on the room. Should you want to go the paint route, you have many possibilities, from painting an accent wall to the ceiling to the entire kitchen.

Green paint typically has no problem looking gorgeous with many types of flooring, including Stonecreek SPC click flooring, especially if you go with an option that looks like wood. The combination of the two is like taking inspiration straight out of nature and blending it right into your kitchen.

6. Buy Green Appliances and Gadgets

You may be surprised at how many green appliances and gadgets are available for your kitchen. Large options, from ranges and refrigerators to small toasters and air fryers, are available in various shades of green. Depending on where you buy them, you may be able to get a complete set all in the same hue and style or purchase individual items that complement each other.

7. Install a Green Kitchen Sink

Silver stainless steel is often in many kitchens, but don’t count out having a green sink installed. They’re available in diverse shades of green and in single-basin and dual-basin types.

Depending on the style of sink you get, you may want to get a green kitchen sink with a stand-out design element or paint one yourself. For instance, if you get a green farmhouse sink, consider stenciling a beautiful design onto the front for an added elegant impact.

Review Your Green Kitchen Choices

There are an incredible number of green elements to incorporate into your kitchen. From your cabinets to the appliances, start reviewing what your options are, so you can start deciding how far you want to take your decorating and design ideas. Careful consideration and planning can allow you to come up with a beautiful concept that truly reflects your style.