Decorating & Furniture/Kitchen Color


We have a kitchen that has medium dark cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances and countertops that are speckled (brown, black, blue)
We are stuck! we are looking for a color to paint the kitchen and we have not come up with anything. We have put a terracota color up and we are unsure.  Any suggestions on what other colors would go well with dark cherry and stainless?
Any help at all would be appreciated!  

My first thought is to suggest that you use a shade of green that appeals to you.  I personally think a sage or celery would be nice, but you may opt for a more "blue" shade of green to coordinate with the countertops.

The cherry cabinets will be wonderful against green, but will also look good with most blues.  Taupe is another option for you.  The problem with terracotta is that it is a shade of red and probably does not enhance the cherry wood at all.  

If all else fails, use my fix all -- Toasty Grey from Glidden.  It goes with everything and enhances the look of most any color combination.


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