Choosing a color scheme for you home can be a very tiring and overwhelming task to undertake – especially if it’s your first time venturing off into the interior design industry. However, not to fret as we have done the hard part for you. A kitchen is no longer just a place where food is prepared; it is a place where family now gets together at end of day to talk, eat, watch TV, do homework, or just relax. They have now become a center hub for your house. This is why choosing colors that are trending and calming is of high importance.
If you have already settled for duck egg blue shade for your kitchen, then this post is just for you. Now that you have chosen this as your primary color, next step is figuring out what neutral colors to team it with.
Colors to go with your duck egg blue
Duck-egg blue (sometimes also referred to as Robins Egg Blue) is a color that has become increasingly popular. This is because it goes with tons of other colors and when used in interesting ways, it can make a room. It is literally appealing everywhere in home design; from cushions, lamps, sofas, paint, etc. Here, we shall strictly concentrate on kitchen designs.
Duck-egg Blue is loved because it is highly versatile and it looks great in any room and can be used in many styles. This tone is very calming and can bring life to overly bland and dark rooms. It also looks great against chalky and boring tones such as taupe or beige. You can get creative and use it in addition to monochrome theme or pair it with deep browns to create incredibly striking contrast.
How is your home floor plan?
Do you have an open-plan kitchen design? Does your kitchen open out to your dining and living room? If this is the case, then you need to find one color that breaks up the two sides and one that ties them together. Many people have had great success by pairing Robins-Egg Blue with cream. One great way to do this is by paining your cabinets’ Robin’s-egg Blue and lace your walls with a cream shade.
If you have an open-plan kitchen, there are a few appliances you also need to consider when it is time to paint. For example, many open-plan kitchens need efficient extractor fans in order to remove cooking smells from your multi-functional living space. When making a purchase, you need look for a model that will match the rest of your cabinets; or you need to figure out how to position your cookers so that you can hide your extractor fan.
Using Duck Egg Blue?
Have you given thought to where you are going to use it in your kitchen? Some places it can work well include, but not limited to:
- On your kitchen walls
- On your appliances and other home accessories such as your kettle or toaster set
Once you answer this important question, you will have an easier way figuring out a way forward
Why not let your appliances speak for you?
Nowadays, there are countless options for home appliances that come in a variety of shades. Now you are able to let kitchen center pieces such as your cooker speak for you. From cookers, toasters, espresso machines, etc, you are bound to find one that matches your color scheme.
There are a range of new generation cookers that are available in an incredible Robin’s-egg Blue. Are you planning to invest in a stylish and colorful cooker? Then you should consider color matching your walls or cabinets for an outstanding finish. You can also opt to have your tiles in a shade of grayish-duck-egg-blue.
Finally, why not opt for a shade of duck-egg-blue for your stools or chair’s fabrics around your island? These chairs/ stools will stand out and complement your colorful appliances – do ensure that all shades are of similar depth and density. You do not want to have your chairs mismatched with different egg-blue shades and your appliances another shade. This will make your kitchen seem haphazardly designed and if not careful, messy.
Go all out
Now that you have decided to pick this bold and eye-catching color, why not combine it with something just as bold? Robin’s-egg-blue merges incredibly well with a bold shade of red or pink. This color scheme is perfect for modern kitchens, vintage, shabby chic and retro kitchens.
Why not try combining red kitchen appliances and accessories with duck-egg-blue cabinets and chairs? Or combine Robin’s-egg-blue walls with a rich shade of red chairs and kitchen table. This unexpected splash of red will bring your entire room to life!
Let’s mix and match
Ever thought Robin’s-egg-blue can merge so perfectly with teal and bright red, dark red, hot pink or pastel pink? You would be surprised by just how well teal ties everything together. Try combining a teal table with duck egg blue cabinets and red accessories.
When looking for a more colorful outcome, then combine your primary color with pastel colors! Just about all pastel shades will work because all of them are subtle shades. You can mix your primary color-scheme with just about any pastel shade and they will just merge so perfectly. Always wanted to own a set of mustard yellow plates, spoons, toaster, kettles, etc? Then here is your chance. Add a splash of vibrant colors to your kitchen accessories and watch your guests be in awe of how ingeniously well they mix together.
Duck Egg Blue is just one those irresistible pastels that is trending. It is a fun tone to incorporate into your kitchen. It is a classic shade rife that has a homely comfort to it – yet it is still fresh and vibrant. The main appeal is its soft and fresh feel. When using such a colour, be sure to mix it with a few neutral tones. We would love to know how you are using Duck-Egg-Blue in your home. We would love to see your interior design of how you have applied it in your kitchen so feel free to share a few pictures with us. Do not just pick tones and mix them together.
It is always advised you first play around with paint catalogues and see what matches best and what doesn’t. Next, figure out where each individual shade is going to be applied. When you successfully do this, your entire kitchen will come out beautifully.