8 Picture-Perfect Pink Kitchen Ideas You'll Absolutely Adore

Pink kitchens are a trend that is here to stay, like it or not. We not only like it—we love it. Pink is essentially a neutral when it’s in a barely-there blush tone, and it's a showstopper when allowed to shine. From rosy pink to hot magenta and every shade in between, pink can provide a dose of energy and a feeling of calm, and there are many ways to achieve both.  

If the thought of a floor-to-ceiling pink kitchen feels more Barbie Dream House than a real-life adult house, we’re here with ideas and inspiration of ways—some subtle, some not-so-subtle—to include the color, from patterned wallpaper to a blush backplash to, yes, a pink refrigerator. 

Scroll on for 20 pretty in pink kitchens that will have you calling the paint store (and tile store and appliance store) immediately. 


Design Around a Pink Focal Point

Pink kitchen with vintage wallpaper

They revolved her whole kitchen around this wallpaper, a design she had made, inspired by vintage wallpaper.

“I fell so in love with it and wanted the rest of the kitchen to go with it, so I brought in some pinks, whites, and golds," she says. "I'm absolutely in love with how it turned out."

Add Pink to Multiple Spaces for Cohesion

Pink kitchen with wallpaper

If your living room is pink—look at that cool wallpaper!—and is within eyeshot of your kitchen, you can ease the flush color into your kitchen to smooth the transition between rooms. Think as they did here, adding pink throw pillows and a pink planter.

Balance Pink With White

Pink kitchen cabinets

It did just that here: balancing pink lower cabinets (lots of pink lower cabinets) with white walls, white window treatments, and a white tiled backsplash. Sunlight bounces off the walls to create a vibrant, glowing kitchen that’d make anyone in it instantly happy.

Tiptoe Into a Pink Kitchen Design
Kitchen with pink painted door
If you’re hesitant to go wall-to-wall pink, start small as designer did in this kitchen. For a subtle hint of the blushy color, she painted the door a barely-there shade of pink.

Pair Pink With Green for an Unbeatable Combo

Pink and green kitchen

There’s something enlivening about the color combination of pink and green. It must agree, since they oh-so beautifully paired a carnation pink-painted island and matching kitchen cabinets with gorgeous, variegated green tile that reaches the ceiling. It’s classic, it’s elegant, it’s glamorous, and it’s unforgettable.

Be Inspired By Your Travels

Pink Key West inspired kitchen

Suddenly, we’re thirsty for a mai tai. You too? Key West-inspired kitchen has a tropical feel, from the show-stopping pink SMEG fridge to the matching coffee kettle to the vacation vibes wallpaper with hints of pink popping out from behind the palm leaves. The key to adding wallpaper in your kitchen? Instead of cabinets, opt for open shelves, so the wallpaper can really shine. 

Think Pink Beyond Just Cabinets

Pink kitchen and dining space

In their London live/work space (and self-professed passion project) celebrates pink in all sorts of unexpected ways—beyond the pink cabinetry and into the door frame and dining space. For your own pink kitchen, incorporate rosy hues in compelling places: the door trim, for instance, or in a light fixture or chair upholstery.

Coordinate Appliances With Cabinetry

Pink kitchen cabinets

If you dig a retro vibe, take notes from this kitchen. First, paint your cabinets a soft rosy color— a fan favorite—and then layer accessories. An old-school clock, maybe? Or how about a pink toaster? Definitely.

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