Decorate Your Modern Kitchen With Paintings
Digitally generated luxurious and modern loft apartment home interior design (kitchen/dining room). The scene was rendered with photorealistic shaders and lighting in Autodesk® 3ds Max 2016 with V-Ray 3.6 with some post-production added.

We always think of pictures to decorate the living room, bedroom, or hallway, but have you ever thought about decorating the kitchen with them? It is a very modern design idea that will give this space the personalized touch it needs.

The pictures in the kitchen can cover several themes and formats, adapting to the specific aesthetics of your space. They add color, texture, personality and a fun element to integrate into this service space.

Stop thinking about the subject and check out these great ideas on how to decorate your modern kitchen with paintings, which will surely make you think about the walls of this environment in a different way.

1.Add a functional chart: a whiteboard

Add a functional chart a whiteboard

This is a decorating option, but it also adds an interesting element to your kitchen. You can use this board to write the grocery list or leave notes for the other members of the household.

2. Take advantage of any corner to decorate

Take advantage of any corner to decorate

Any empty wall space can be the ideal place to hang a painting that you have saved. Don’t be afraid to fill your kitchen walls with style.

3. Decorate with a large foil

Decorate with a large foil

As we saw in other examples, sheets are widely used in kitchen decoration due to their low budget and ease of placement. Find a large sheet of a theme that you like to decorate any corner of your space.

4. Integrate a colorful gallery

Integrate a colorful gallery

You can choose to integrate colors into the decorative details of the kitchen, as we see here in the pictures in the gallery, the lamps, and the floor, keeping the rest of the space in neutral tones.

5. Define a theme for your paintings

Define a theme for your paintings

We already talked about applying the gastronomic theme in this space, but plants and animals are also widely used for kitchen decoration due to their relationship with food. Choose a theme that you like, as in this example we see the plants, to create a very beautiful composition of paintings.

6. Combine the painting with the space color palette

Combine the painting with the space color palette

Although all the decoration of an environment has to be harmoniously related through the color palette, you can choose paintings that have exactly the same tones that you use in the space to decorate your kitchen, without attracting much attention.

7. Choose pictures that contrast

Choose pictures that contrast

On the other hand, you may prefer to generate contrast in the walls of your space by looking for paintings with strong colors that stand out from the tone of the wall. In this space, we see how the painting stands out not only for its colors but also for its differentiated style with respect to the environment.

8. Add color to an all-white kitchen

Add color to an all white kitchen

If your kitchen is white, you can use a painting to integrate color and personality into space. In this way you add color with a single element, also giving importance to one of the walls of the space.

9. Highlight a place with a large painting

Highlight a place with a large painting

In addition to using color to attract attention, as in the example above, you can opt for a large painting that highlights a particular wall and space within the kitchen. Here we see how the dining room is framed with a large black and white painting.

10. Opt for the gastronomic theme

Opt for the gastronomic theme

Undoubtedly, the kitchen is the ideal space in your home to display paintings that have to do with food and drink. You can choose themed paintings that add color, flair, and some great decor, like this image of an antique can of peas.

11. Add color with comic style boxes

Add color with comic style boxes

Continuing with the gastronomic theme, this type of paintings integrates a lot of color into your kitchen through a fun element that will surely stand out in the space.

12. Bet on frames with frames

Bet on frames with frames

A way to use the gastronomic theme in a more subtle way. In the photo, we see how different drawing stlye is used to create an interesting and stylish plot.

13. Decorate with a phrase

Decorate with a phrase

To add decoration, personality, and modern detail to your walls, look for paintings with phrases that represent you, in colors that fit well with the decoration.

14. Include photos in the kitchen

Include your family photos in the kitchen

Who said that the kitchen is not a good place to display photos? Decorate with black and whitep or colorful photos to keep your kitchen in style, displaying your favorite photos in the space.

15. Choose black and white abstract art

Choose black and white abstract art

In a modern kitchen, a monochrome abstract painting will always look great, no matter what other colors take part in the space. Look for a painting of this style or even paint it yourself, achieving a personalized wall.

16. Frame a children’s drawing for your kitchen

Frame a childrens drawing for your kitchen

Another way to integrate family and DIY art on your walls is to hang a drawing of your son, nephew, or even yours from when you were little. We assure you that it will give a youthful and friendly look to your kitchen.

17. Combine modern style with vintage

Combine modern style with vintage

Add a vintage touch to your modern kitchen with the paintings of your choice. This contrast of styles creates a very interesting and elegant space.

18. Unify your paintings through color

Unify your paintings through color

If you want to have more than one painting on the same wall, choose the same color palette to keep paintings of different themes and related sizes. This is a good idea to also use in galleries, an idea that we will see next.

19. Create a gallery in your kitchen

Create a gallery in your kitchen

On any free wall, you can start creating an art gallery for your kitchen. It combines different frames and sizes to give it a more eclectic style, maintaining a certain unity through the color palette used.

20. Opt for the same frames to build your gallery

Opt for the same frames to build your gallery

Even if the content is different, using frames of the same shape and size with a white border will give your paintings the unity you need on any wall in your kitchen. These types of galleries look more structured and neat.

21. Paint colored squares around your frames

Paint colored squares around your frames

One way to further highlight the art on your walls is to paint a square of color around the frame, in a tone that relates to each particular painting. It is an easy resource to achieve and that will give a more interesting detail to your gallery.

22. Combine pictures with prints glued to the wall

Combine pictures with prints glued to the wall

To achieve a modern and relaxed gallery, combine paintings with frames of different sizes and shapes, along with sheets and drawings pasted directly on the wall. With this resource, your gallery can be constantly changing without much effort.

23. Use all possible spaces to create your gallery

Use all possible spaces to create your gallery

Don’t be satisfied with just one wall, start invading all the empty wall spaces you find in your kitchen. Thus you achieve a very interesting and striking space, exposing many pieces of art in an original way.

24. Create a focal wall with a giant painting

Create a focal wall with a giant painting

The best way to bring your eyes to a wall is with an element that attracts attention and without a doubt, a large painting, like the one in the photo, will achieve it. You also create a focal point within the kitchen, highlighting that particular space.

25. Decorate the wall on the counter

Decorate the wall on the counter

Dare to use the walls on the counter to hang the pictures, it is a place that you will always see and that deserves to be beautiful. Many times we need storage spaces in these places, but if you have an empty wall it is a great opportunity to decorate with pictures.

26. Use shelves to support your paintings

Use shelves to support your paintings

A great way to add style without ruining your walls is to use existing shelves to store dishes and add pictures to decorate. This is how you merge decoration with storage on the same surface.

27. It also has a table to support your paintings

It also has a table to support your paintings

Although it is a work surface, you can allocate a small portion of the counter to place your pictures and thus decorate the kitchen. Keep in mind that they do not get in the way when cooking and that they are secured so that they do not fall.

28. Use the back wall of the kitchen to decorate

Use the back wall of the kitchen to decorate

To draw the view towards the end of the kitchen and make it appear larger, put pictures on that empty wall in the back. In addition, you take advantage of a surface that would otherwise be empty.

29. Place two mirrored pictures on the walls

Place two mirrored pictures on the walls

If you want to integrate two large pictures of similar styles into your kitchen, you can choose to place them facing each other on two walls of the space.

30. Hang decorative details on multiple walls

Hang decorative details on multiple walls

Apply the different decorative ideas for the walls of your kitchen in a harmonious way, to add style to all the walls of the space. If you have room, don’t limit yourself to decorating just one sector.

The kitchen walls also deserve to be decorated

Pictures in kitchens are a great option, especially in small spaces, since it uses vertical space to decorate and add style to the walls. As you have seen in the examples, there are many options when choosing the type of painting and place where to place this decoration.

Choose the option that best suits the space you have and the style of your kitchen, also taking into account any piece that you have saved and want to start exhibiting.

Dare today to plan the decoration of your kitchen with paintings that represent your personality and conform to the general style of your home, transforming this service space into a beautiful and personal environment.