If I paint my kitchen cabinets a light gray........

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should the walls be painted a dark color ? I have a very small kitchen with little natural light coming in..

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  • Shirley Gilleland Shirley Gilleland on Sep 28, 2017
    Yes, I would paint your walls about 2-3 shades darker, for best results.

  • No go light otherwise it will end up too cave like. A bright white, a light blue, real pale yellow would all look good. Accents in navy would look awesome too.

  • Mar29681994 Mar29681994 on Sep 28, 2017
    When u have a small room darker colors make it seem even smaller paint the room light shades and then bring in the darker bolder colors by useing them as accent pieace's but just don't over do it another way to make a small space feel alot bigger is by useing MIRROR'S HERE THERE AND EVERY WHERE, DONT BE AFRAID TO MIX AND MATCH SIZE'S , SHAPES ETC... GIVE IT A SHOT LET ME KNOW HOW IT WORKS OUT FOR U

  • Mar29681994 Mar29681994 on Sep 28, 2017
    All so if u shop around you could find a place or some one selling a sky light and that would bring a ton of natural light in!

  • Catherine Anspaugh Catherine Anspaugh on Sep 28, 2017
    if you have very little natural light I probably wouldn't go with a dark color. It will make your kitchen seem even smaller. Perhaps you should try a couple of shades lighter than your cabinets. This will also make them pop in the room as well.

  • 16999903 16999903 on Sep 28, 2017
    The dark a color is, the smaller a space will appear. Also a photo would help. What color are your counter tops, appliances and cabinets.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 28, 2017
    I would recommend painting the walls a lighter color as not to make the room appear smaller