10. Shades of Light
A neutral palette punctuated with colorful accents creates a fresh, streamlined feel in an Alabama family home. Dramatic double-box pendants and white leather barstools present a dash of glamour in the kitchen. Reclaimed wood paneling on the range hood prevents the space from feeling too dressy. The homeowners planned the kitchen around the built-in banquette, envisioning it as a hub where their three children could freely snack, color, or play with friends. Washable fabric on the banquette and surrounding ottomans stands up to the wear and tear of family life.