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Think Big Picture
When planning your kitchen colors, think about the whole room: walls, floor, cabinets, and countertops.
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For palette inspiration, look at colors that exist together in nature. For example, the blues, greens, sandy whites, and driftwood grays of the seashore naturally work together.
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Find a palette in your prized possessions or collections. A combination of colors in your favorite china pattern could inspire the whole room.
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Don’t be afraid to go monochromatic, one of Martha’s favorite ways to decorate. Use the same color but with different materials and textures; those physical differences will change the color’s character and create visual interest.
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Consider painting or staining the room’s trim to match your cabinets and create a cohesive look.
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