What colour to go with these floor tiles

(12 Posts)
Rojak Tue 16-Aug-16 14:45:33

Looking for colour inspiration to paint my kitchen cupboards. My floors look like these but a bit more orange (could be quality of light).

I want the orange to recede but not sure what colour I should be painting to achieve this.

Rupster Tue 16-Aug-16 16:03:41

What colour are your walls, and do you want to keep them that colour?

Agsy Tue 16-Aug-16 19:14:08

Anything that's not vibrant- olive greens, greys, blues, cold dark browns with ash base.

Rojak Wed 17-Aug-16 18:33:25

Walls are currently magnolia - may need to re-tile or at least put in some sort of backsplash behind hob so will need to coordinate

Agsy Wed 17-Aug-16 20:42:54

Magnolia is supposed to be neutral but it has warm tones so it brings out the orange notes in your floor. Tiles or paint? You ssid you might need to re-tile. Im guessing tiles. I would re-tile if I were you, can't win agsinst magnolia. It's not thst expensive, wall tiles are for effect unlike floor when you you want good quality to make it last.
Also - you might consider stainless still splash screen behind hob. Silvery grey would look great with the grey/green/ cold brown pallette. Dont know how big your kitchen is, if small I'd stay with lighter shades. Could play with a couple of them too rather than sticking to one shade/color.

minipie Wed 17-Aug-16 21:08:13

I'd go for a sage greeny grey.

Rojak Thu 18-Aug-16 05:56:25

Been looking at Pinterest and blogs for inspiration. Quite like the look of F&B Hardwick White or London Stone for cupboards.

Kitchen is west facing - anyone used these colours?

Rupster Thu 18-Aug-16 10:05:57

Sorry, I should gave asked this earlier but what colour are the worktops?

Rojak Thu 18-Aug-16 13:47:39

No idea yet but was thinking either some sort of black / grey mottled type granite or wood effect (I think real wood would require too much maintenance)

Rupster Fri 19-Aug-16 11:52:42

Can't think of a specific colour to suggest, but I'd avoid white or cream as the walls are magnolia.

squareofthehypotepotenuse Fri 19-Aug-16 19:08:37

We have hardwick white kitchen units....it's lovely but is a very changeable colour - sometimes the units on opposite sides of the kitchen look completely different colours, depending on the light. I would imagine in a west facing room the colour will look warmer than in our north/west facing room.

Rojak Sat 20-Aug-16 06:11:50

Your kitchen looks lovely - really light and bright

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