How to Get the Look of Our Most Popular Kitchen Images Seen on Instagram

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Looking to make some updates to your kitchen? Why not make it as Insta-worthy as possible? The above photo is a great example: a strong blue or green cabinet color against white walls, matte-black hardware, and farmhouse and classic touches.


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The star of this kitchen? Color. This captivating shade of teal is totally on-trend, but anything in the deep green or blue range is a sure winner, as seen below. To get the full look, juxtapose this strong hue with clean white walls. Finally, don't forget to purchase paint tools and supplies for your project.

A charming, traditional-style bridge kitchen faucet makes for an elevated, grown-up sinkscape — and works with just about any style.

For a more affordable option, this one is perfect.


An undermount sink works perfectly with this setup, leaving a clean, uninterrupted line that shows off the faucet's unique, elevated profile.

Another option? This classic cast-iron sink in a bright white.

The slight iridescence and texture of these gorgeous ceramic tiles create a luminous backsplash that warms the space with a slightly pinkish hue and and bounces light beautifully. Set them close together for a clean, modern effect.

Want a quicker fix with a similar vibe? This peel-and-stick option delivers beautiful texture and and shimmer without the grout.


Matte black for kitchens is popular for a reason: it instantly modernizes and lends sophistication to a space. These strike the perfect balance between trendy and classic.

Think you don't need a pot-filler? That's because you've never had one. Make lugging heavy potfuls of water a thing of the past with this handsome version.

This more affordable option one ticks all the boxes at about half the price.

Wide-planked wood floors create an earthy, natural base for the kitchen — but the wear-and-tear can be a deterrent. This striking engineered wood flooring is waterproof and highly stable, making it a great option for kitchens and other high-traffic areas.


Another option? These amazing porcelain tiles look just like wood — and are a snap to clean.

Finally, for a cost-efficient solution, these vinyl planks are easy to install and super-affordable.

We love a seeded-glass fixture, especially when paired with an Edison-style bulb. This matte-black sconce echoes the cabinet hardware and lends an artisanal, hand-crafted feel to the space.

For a slightly more contemporary look, this Globe Electric sconce does the trick.

To finish off the look, we love the farmhouse-style table that doubles as an eating spot and a work surface. This one will provide a sturdy centerpiece to the space.


Stools that combine a natural texture with a modern, matte-black frame are just the thing to finish off the space. Using outdoor pieces will ensure they're easy to clean and maintain.

Feeling inspired? There's lots more where that came from. Check out Walmart's full DIY and Done selection for more options and inspo.


Eve Epstein

Eve Epstein

Eve Epstein is the VP of content and editor-in-chief of Hunker. She is the co-author of "X vs. Y: A Culture War, a Love Story" (Abrams, 2014) and "The Scratch and Sniff Book of Weed" (Abrams, 2017).