Colorful Kitchen Design Style: 39+ Cute Kawaii Aesthetic Cooking Area (2022)

Cute colorful kitchen?? … now you can try out a new bakery, bento preparation, cute cupcakes, and many kawaii recipes without ever leaving your house or apartment! So you can keep on cooking, keep on decorating, and keep being your loving geeky self while also staying kawaii.

Whether you are trying to gather ideas for rental kitchen upgrades, Airbnb kitchen remodeling, staging kitchens to sell, or just doing a makeover project for your own kitchen, I hope these pretty kitchen design styles and aesthetics can inspire you.

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✅ Best Plastic Dish Sponge Holder For Kitchen Sink

You know your life is either in a very good, or very bad place – When you’re buying your significant other a bed for the kitchen sponge, you know your life is either in a very good, or very bad place. The perfect combination of hygienic kitchen behaviour and wtf.

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✅ Best Kitchen Cabinet And Counter Shelf Organizer

Great product – Perfect sturdy shelves for organizing cupboards etc very easy to assemble great product.

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✅ Best Dash Mini Waffle Maker

Compact and easy to use Waffle Maker – The Waffle Maker is easy to use. Plug in, wait for light to go off, spray oil and add batter. Waffles at 2 1/2 and at 3 minutes were the best. Waffles at 3 1/2 minutes were beginning to dry out. As with the Griddle, use, tongs, fork or spoon to open. Escaping steam is hot.

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✅ Best KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Qt. Stand Mixers

Excellent mixer – very impressed so far – The mixer is beautiful. Looks very well made. All metal construction. It comes with two metal beaters and one aluminum beater. 

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✅ Best Mini Fridge With Dual Doors

 Just beautiful and surprisingly spacious! – What a cutie! Bought this in blue and honestly it is so quiet and pretty, it could go in any room of the house. Will update if it stops working, but so far I’m beyond delighted with this purchase. Arrived extremely quickly and very well packaged too.

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✅ Best Guinomi Kawaii High Grade Japanese Sake Set

Japanese Traditional Craft – NOUSAKU is a casting manufacturer in Japan inheriting the traditional technology of Toyama in Japan. Sake set made of tin remove unpleasant taste of sake.So when you drink sake using this, sake tastes so delicious.

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✅ Best Nonstick Pans And Pots Sets

FANTASTIC SELLER! – BEAUTIFUL set. Had issue with very loose handle and because of style didn’t see where screws were. Reached out to seller. IMMEDIATE response! Was able to get handle tightened and daughter is extremely pleased! Composite of pans is beautiful!

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✅ Best  Electric Gooseneck Kettle

Excellent kettle for making pour over coffee – This kettle is very easy to use and very well balanced, which makes for accurate pouring. The temperature format selection feature of Celsius or Fahrenheit is handy, as well is the temperature hold feature.

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✅ Best Kawaii Sakura Cup Coaster, Decor Cup Placemat

Very cute and pretty – very nice for anyone 🙂 comes with 4 coasters and all of them are the same size and width. highly recommend very easy to clean, and also very sturdy

Here are the most popular colorful aesthetic kitchen decorating styles for 2022:

Cute Shabby Chic Kitchen

Pink Kitchen

If you are interested in seeking further inspiration, have a look at my past article on how to design the cutest pink rooms.

Hello Kitty Kitchen

Click here to learn how to decorate different rooms with the cutest kawaii Hello Kitty aesthetic.

Small Tiny Apartment Kitchen

Whether you’re drawn to bold walls or prefer to stick to pops of color with cheery cute textiles, colorful kitchens are bound to inspire you to brighten up some aspect of your small studio space.

Modern Kitchen

Luxury Kitchen

Pastel Aesthetic Kitchen

Aesthetic White Kitchen

These beautiful rooms prove white is anything but boring.

Cottage Kitchen

Girly Kitchen

Simple Kitchen

Retro Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

Big & Beautiful Kitchen

Colorful Kitchen

Kawaii Kitchen

Cozy & Adorable Kitchen

Pinterest Small Kitchens

Dark Kitchens

Blue Kitchen

Floral Kitchen

Pastel Goth Kitchen

Rustic Kitchen Colors

Concept Kitchen

Elegant Kitchen

Urban Outfitters Kitchen

Cute Gray Kitchen

Vintage Kitchen

Teal Kitchen

Black And White Kitchen

Burgundy Kitchen 

Spring Kitchen

Eclectic Style Kitchen

Craftsman Style Kitchen

Yellow Kitchen

Minimalist Kitchen

Goth Kitchen

Rustic Country Kitchen

Orange Kitchen

What is a kawaii kitchen?

A kawaii kitchen means an area cutely designed to be used for the preparation or cooking of food. Typically it will have one sink, stove, oven, cabinet, or/and refrigerator in the same room, all in the cute kawaii style.

What is my kitchen aesthetic?

You can start to define your kitchen aesthetic either start by collecting ideas you like or eliminating all the ideas you hate.

  • Read this blog again.
  • Browse magazines.
  • Browse Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, VSCO, HGTV, Google and Tik tok
  • Take an online personalities quiz.
  • Look to your wardrobe to see which aesthetic is your top preference.
  • Take an inventory of your current decor.
  • Pay attention to the aesthetic of your house exterior.

Make a collage of all the inspiration to visualize the space. Then keep making adjustments from there.

How to build a aesthetic kitchen?

  • Decide on a kitchen aesthetic and stay consistent with it
  • Fill the room with decor that matches your preferred aesthetic
  • Make the kitchen look nice but also function well
  • Take care of the window and door treatments
  • Replace or makeover your appliance to match the aesthetic
  • Invest in new aesthetic handles and pulls
  • Paint or refinish the cabinets to get the color right
  • Hang brighter, tasteful aesthetic lighting for the ambience
  • Choose rugs and mats of matching aesthetic
  • Get creative with the backsplash and wall tiles
  • Let indoor plants, vines and ivy to highlight the ceiling and shelves

What are the best kitchen design styles?

The best kitchen interior design style depends on what you want to achieve and the spatial configuration of that kitchen. Here is an overview of the most popular kitchen design and decorating styles.

ModernThe modern kitchen includes the mix & match use of natural materials, neutral or earthy colors, and the elimination of unnecessary detailing in interior staging.
CuteCute kitchen design is all about creating a space that gives us good feelings of relaxation, happiness, and lightness. Cute room decor includes anything pastel color, soft, cozy, and comforting.
Simple & minimalistA minimal kitchen doesn’t mean boring. A simple minimalist kitchen usually has an open floor plan, lots of natural light, and minimalist furnishings. The ultimate design goal is to create a neat timeless aesthetic.
RusticWeathered, raw wood is one of the most common materials used to create a rustic-style farmhouse and cottagecore kitchen. The style represents a natural, rough, aged, and casual design preference. Popular variations include Tuscan, coastal, cottage, and modern rustic.
NeutralThe neutral kitchen is predominantly decorated with a pale earthy unisex palette. Common color tones include shades of gray, tan, white, and green.
Classy LuxuryLuxury classy kitchen has a lot to copy from expensive glam hotel rooms. This type of classy decor style focuses on top-of-the-line products such as expensive kitchenwares, glamorous antiques, chandelier lighting, crystal beads, and opulent artwork.
Artsy & EclecticAn artsy kitchen with eclectic decor style is usually bold and filled with artwork. You will often see a mixture of textures, time periods, styles, trends, and colors. The designer needs a strong design taste to harmonize all the heterogeneous elements and manage to bridge design styles and sensibilities across multiple decades. The creativity you see in an artsy kitchen is often empowering, energetic, unique, and impressive.
Vintage/RetroA generally accepted industry standard is that items made between 20 years ago and 100 years ago are considered “vintage” if the kitchen clearly reflects the styles and trends of the era they represent.
Note there is a subtle difference between a vintage kitchen and a retro kitchen because typically, the term retro is given to items that are at least 20 years old (but not yet 40 years old).

What are the most popular kitchen cabinet colors?

Deciding the kitchen cabinet color is probably one of the biggest design decisions to make for your kitchen. Ideally, you will want 2 or 3 colors for your kitchen color scheme to play with.

WhiteWhite kitchen cabinets are simple, modern, neat, and easy to maintain. White is the go-to color scheme for someone decorating a small apartment kitchen lacking natural light. It is easy to be accepted by people of any age and gender, and easy to be dressed up further into any aesthetic or theme.
GrayGray is a glam color for kitchen cabinet design. Other than painting the door gray you can also use stainless steel as the cabinet door material with natural granite stone details. Light gray looks elegant, while dark gray or charcoal color looks edgy and cool. Gray is a neutral color and will complement other colors well if you are planning for a 2 colors or 3 colors kitchen.
BlackYou can get a bold contrasting kitchen design if you opt for white and black color, or a neutral mystery result with the dark gray and black color. Feel free to add in several details with bright colors and interesting textures as highlights. The aesthetic embraces elegance, creativity, mystery, and a unique spirit.
PinkThe pink kitchen cabinet color looks dreamy, cute, and soft. This color is providing enough visual stimulation but still looks relaxing and comforting. You can go for a stronger blush pink to express your personality, or a cute pastel pink to stage a soft aesthetic kitchen.
PastelPastel colors kitchen cabinets are the most popular color scheme for kawaii cute kitchen design. And yes, you have more options than the often seen pastel pink color. The correct pastel color can effectively calm your mood, boost the cuteness and tell your vibe.
TealTeal color kitchen cabinet looks unique, luxurious, creative, and mysterious. Teal combines the calming properties of blue with the renewal qualities of green. For Tibetan monks, teal is symbolic of the infinity of the sea and sky, while it is the color of truth and faith for Egyptians.
BurgundyBurgundy color is often associated with higher-class society. Its rich hue and red shade resemble sophistication, which is also viewed as a symbol of power. It is the best color for a luxury glam kitchen cabinet set.
YellowThe yellow kitchen cabinet color will remind you about the refreshing spring and a good start. A popular pattern for kitchens of this color scheme is lemon. It will be easy to find plenty of amazing cooking area accessories and decorations in various shades of yellow colors.
OrangeOrange color kitchen cabinets can heighten emotions, increase activity and appetite, and sharpen awareness. It is the perfect color choice for a vibrant and fun kitchen design.
BlueBlue aesthetic kitchens remind you of a relaxing holiday on the beach, it means both the sky and the sea and is associated with an open mind, freedom, intuition, imagination, inspiration, and sensitivity. Dark blue cabinets look more elegant, while pastel blue cabinets look cute and dreamy.

What are the best kitchen color schemes with white cabinets?

The kitchen color scheme with white cabinets depends on the vibe you want to achieve for your cooking area. For example, white cabinets with a dark color (black, dark burgundy, granite color) will emphasize contrast and give a lot of personalities. White cabinets with wood and other neutral colors communicate a calm vibe. A white cabinet with pastel color decorations and tiles will give the ultimate cute and kawaii vibe.

What are the best kitchen colors with brown cabinets?

The best kitchen color scheme with brown cabinets depends on the tone of your brown cabinet and the vibe you want to achieve for your cooking area. Brown cabinets with a dark color (black, dark burgundy, granite color) will look saturated, grounded, calm, and stable. Brown cabinets with wood and other neutral colors communicate a love of nature but might feel dull if you do not add some bright color as a highlight. A brown cabinet with a white color scheme can look neat and bright if the overall aesthetic is done right.

What are the best farmhouse kitchen paint colors?

People always associate farmhouse kitchens with dark brown, dark blue, dark green, and other manly saturated colors, however, a recent trend is to use pink and pastel yellow colors for farmhouse kitchens to make the cooking area look brighter and lighter. White color can also be a good choice if you are looking for a more neutral and balanced vibe.

Cute kawaii makeover ideas on a budget

Get creative with your kitchen decor by mixing thrift store finds and bargain buys into a fun, colorful, and unique aesthetic. A lot of the aesthetic kitchen makeover projects can be done in a cheap and fun way. For safety reasons, please make sure you do not use poisonous paint in any part of your kitchen.

  • Paint those old cabinet into pink or pastel shades etc.
  • Organize your dishes, pots, plates by color, pattern or material
  • Hand paint cute patterns on to the wall tiles.
  • Draw a wall mural of the sweetest family motto or kitchen goal.
  • Put old fabric swatches of bright colors to use for cabinet curtain, rug, curtain, table cloth…
  • Use recycled wood as tabletop
  • Decorate the wall with your plate collection
  • Shop flea markets, consignment stores, yard sales & Craigslist.
  • Grow an indoor herb & spice garden, save money on salad but also use the cute plants to add a shade of green in your kitchen.
  • Get goodies from friends through exchanging of things you do not want any more.

How to make a small cute kitchen look bigger?

Small kitchen needs to incorporate functional furniture that can double as storage for space-saving. The key to managing a small space is decluttering. You can also open up the room by using natural light and more light colors that make the room feel bigger.

Here are some popular tricks to make any tiny kitchen appear to be more spacious.

  • Place mirrors and shiny reflective objects (such as a crystal chandeliar or stainless steel surfaces) strategically to give the illusion of space. For example you can position a crystal chandeliar across from a window to reflect light into the space. Then use a series of small reflective items instead of one large mirror to bring the light furthur to every corner of the room.
  • Use of soft and light aesthetic can refresh any room.
  • Hang curtains closer to the ceiling can help to create the illusion of taller and large windows.
  • Anchor the kitchen with several visual focus, so the room look more organised and themed.
  • Allow more open space and let in plenty of natural light.
  • Simplify the room by maximizing your furniture layout.
  • Declutter and hide the mess.
  • Keep consistent aesthetic and choice of style.
  • Opt for smooth walls, floating shelves, clean lines, simple geometric decoration patterns with little linear details.
  • Have plenty of storage space.
  • Maximize the organization system inside every single cabinet.
  • Go vertical to fully utilize the wall space and above cabinet area.
  • Create ambiance with lighting that will give depth and organise visual focus.

It almost goes without saying that if you have a kawaii geeky mom, you too are destined for some kawaii & geekiness. These adorable aesthetic kitchens and kawaii home ideas are for all of our cute mommies, let’s pass on the kawaisa vibes for generations!

I am not a writer (I apologize for the typos in advance ;3), psychiatrist, counselor, or expert gamer. I, like so many, have simply fallen in love with the kawaii style and would like to share my experiences and opinions with other men and women who enjoy a similar aesthetic. All articles, advice, and tips are opinions-based and are drawn from my own experience. I try to approach all concepts and topics in an honest, down-to-earth way in hopes to make them more relatable.

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