This kitchen, with its muted wall tones and white cabinetry, would be completely ordinary if it weren't for the eye-catching bright yellow kitchen island, which gives the whole room a much-needed energy boost.
As always, paint color is the quickest way to transform a room, and this kitchen is a good reminder to think beyond the walls. A central piece of furniture— a cabinet, or kitchen island, in this case—painted in a strong accent color is a budget-friendly way to give the kitchen a facelift.
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(Images: Better Homes and Gardens)