How to Match Furniture to Your Kitchen

Choosing your ready-to-assemble (RTA) kitchen cabinets and appliances requires a great deal of research and rumination. Finding pieces that go well together and colors that fit the rest of your home is important. Add in the fact that the kitchen is a major focal point in most homes, either simply for food prep or also for entertaining, and that means putting together the right aesthetic is key. Furniture that complements your kitchen cabinets and overall theme can be chosen in a variety of ways. We take a look at the kind of furniture you can pair with three of our attractive, unique ready to assemble kitchen cabinet designs.

Complement Color and Wood Finish

Choosing the wood finish or color or your kitchen cabinets is a big decision. Our all-wood RTA kitchen cabinets come in birch or maple construction but feature an array of facing styles and colors. Discover white and off-white kitchen cabinets that create looks from farmhouse to coastal or explore our dark cabinets to find luxury looks at affordable price points. You don’t need to have an exact match on the wood or color of your cabinets and the wood or coloring of your furniture. In most cases, you can start by matching the undertones to avoid having too much of a monochromatic look. If you have black kitchen cabinets that contain a hint of red or blue undertones or hint of lighter color, pull from that for choosing your chairs, tables, and other kitchen or dining room furniture.

Use Kitchen Cabinet Color and Appliances for Inspiration

Choose a dominant or aesthetic color from your kitchen to coordinate with your furniture. For example, if you have sage kitchen cabinets and stainless steel appliances in your kitchen, choose furniture with a dark or bold color to complement it. Or, choose furniture in neutrals to create a breezy feel to the space. Matching your appliances and kitchen cabinet accents with the rest of the furniture in the room allows the small details to pop.

Contrast Furniture and Wood Finish

Instead of streamlining the look, go for something different by contrasting the colors in the room. When it comes to furniture selection, this mostly means choosing between lighter and darker coloring. However, if you’re feeling extremely creative and desire more color, use the color wheel when choosing furniture. For example, dark blues contrast with orange or rust colors, while olive and greens contrast with maroon and red. Otherwise, contrast bright white kitchen cabinets with dark, richly colored or wood for the tables, chairs, and other furniture pieces in your kitchen.

Furniture doesn’t need to match to look great in your home, and whatever road you go down you’ll create a unique theme. As long as the styling pleases you and your family, you’ve made the right choice.