10 tips for a monochromatic design

From blah to beautiful


Finally, your dream remodel is a reality. You’ve carefully selected stylish cabinetry and a pared-down palette to create a calming kitchen. But wait—there’s more—in order to achieve a spectacular space, every design detail counts. Here are ten tips to take your design from blah to beautiful.

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Choose one color then incorporate different tones, shades and tints of the same color to add depth to the design. This color scheme will also make a room appear larger.


Inject lively personality into a kitchen with brilliant pops of color. A colorful chandelier, window treatments and well-placed accessories add pockets of pizazz to a limited palette.



Think texture. Add layers of rugs, window treatments and other textiles—an orchestra of texture keeps the space from feeling flat.

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Energize a design with live plants and fresh flowers.


Flood a kitchen with light using a mix of natural light, pendants and recessed lighting.

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Create a luxurious focal point with a marble backsplash from the counter to the ceiling.

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Mix metals to amplify a design. Hardware, appliances and a range hood add a shiny edge to a monochromatic kitchen.

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Transform space from simple to sophisticated by introducing architectural accents like molding, feet, legs and corbels.

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Add artistic interest with open shelving packed with pottery, paintings and other collected keepsakes.

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Ground an airy space with contrasting flooring. Bold slate makes a seriously stylish statement when paired with Painted Harbor cabinetry.

Now that you know everything you’ll need to create a soothing, monochromatic space, a Waypoint dealer will help you make your dream kitchen a reality!

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