If there’s one room that should be bright, open and happy, it’s your kitchen. Aside from your living room, it’s probably where you spend most of your time. From hosting brunch and holidays with the family to spending quality time with your S.O. making dinner together every night, it’s one of the most social rooms of your home. So why not give it a facelift this year? Luckily for you, we have plenty of colorful spring kitchen ideas.
For those a little hesitant to add color to your space, we completely understand. It can be a scary step! Because what if you hate it? For home-renovating newbies, start small and add colorful pops via decor or kitchen appliances. Buy some funky, bright mugs; choose a pots-and-pans collection in a wild color; or add a long, vibrant rug.
For those willing to take a bigger leap, we have everything from mint-green wallpaper to yellow cabinets and ceilings. You can even extend your colorful backsplash to the floor! Your options are seemingly endless.
Are you ready for it? Here are 18 kitchens to give you inspiration and our product picks and paint samples to help you pull them off.
A version of this article was originally published in March 2017.