If you are looking for a home improvement project you might consider redoing the cabinetry in your kitchen. It is not an expensive thing to do and you actually can do some of it yourself. Sometimes people go overboard on the cabinetry, and it becomes so dominant that it takes away from marble counters, beautiful stainless steel appliances, and faucets.
Of course, when you first redo your cabinet you are so excited with them that you want them to stand out showing what a great job you've done, in order remind you that it was worth spending the money. Still, when I recommend home-improvements to folks, especially around the kitchen, I remind them that choosing the Cabinet colors is one of the most important things you can do when re-designing a kitchen, or remodeling the kitchen area.
If you choose cabinet colors that are too dark, you may not enjoy them long-term, but they may look very beautiful in the beginning, and you'll think you've done the right thing. Some folks like to have white cabinets, but if they are too bright and they reflect too much light in the kitchen they stand out too much.
Too dark or too light are the biggest mistakes that homeowners often make. And in doing so, they can actually lower the value of a home, as people that walk into the kitchen don't really like it and therefore they decide not to buy the house. Remember both men and women decide which house to buy based on the things that they feel are important to them.
A woman who likes to cook and prides herself on a clean kitchen may be turned off if you don't get the color right. Neutral colors are best and there is a reason why so many people choose these colors. Perhaps, you need to ask the decorative designer a couple of questions when picking out colors for your cabinets at the local hardware store. Please think of this.