Home Tips: Black is the New Black

At least when it comes to kitchen decor! For years bright white kitchens have reigned supreme. Lately, however, many designers and homeowners are bringing in more black elements to their kitchens to add depth and interest. Black is great because it is super versatile and timeless. Depending on how it is styled, black can add a creative, eclectic flair to your kitchen or make it feel sleek, modern and elegant. You really can’t go wrong! Here are some ways you can incorporate black into your kitchen decor.


New cabinets are the first thing most people think of when they think of updating their kitchen. Black cabinets look great with a clean white backsplash. Add some wood elements if you want your kitchen to feel a bit cozier and less modern.

French Doors

So many homes have white french doors. Of course they are beautiful and classic, but so are these black ones! They really pop against a white wall and draw your eye through the entire length of the space.


Again, you can’t really go wrong with a white subway tile backsplash, but if the rest of your kitchen is white, why not add some visual interest with black instead?

Countertops and Hardware

Countertops and hardware are probably the easiest and most foolproof way to add some black elements to your kitchen. They pair great with white as well as metallic elements like this silver backsplash.

Backsplash Glimmer

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Although black can be an intimidating color to incorporate into your decor, just remember that it is still a neutral! Just don’t go too overboard and you will love it! 🙂

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