5 times coloured fridges stole the show in a kitchen makeover

Bored of your kitchen? Give your fridge the attention it deserves with a loud and proud, statement design

coloured fridge in a white kitchen
(Image credit: Bosch)

There is not denying that we, as a nation, are getting braver and bolder with the colours we use in our homes. Whether it's dark grey walls, bold kitchen cabinets or coloured roll-top baths, we're going for it with colour more than ever before. 

We don't know about you, but the fridge is quite possibly our favourite thing in our home. So why not give it the love, style and vibrancy it deserves? Move over stainless steel and boring black, with on-trend pretty pastels and vibrant, punchy reds on offer to brighten up our culinary space, why not give it a go? 

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1. Embrace the trend for Neo mint with a soft green fridge 

soft green fridge in a white kitchen with a white brick wall

Smeg FAB50 fridge freezer, £1,849, ao.com

(Image credit: Smeg)

The colour of the moment, Neo mint is taking the interiors world by storm. From walls to furniture and even taps, we're embracing the fresh hue and brightening our home ready for spring. This retro design from Smeg will never go out of fashion, making it a clever investment and perfect accompaniment to a simple white kitchen. 

2. Chop and change your fridge colour to suit your mood 

yellow fridge freezer in a white kitchen with wooden floor

(Image credit: Bosch)

The Vario style fridge freezer is the first design with separate coloured fronts that you can change up any time. This fridge freezer from Bosch is designed to be redesigned, so if you're worried that you might grow to dislike the colour, you can easily and inexpensively slot on a new coloured panel for a brand new look. We love this sunny yellow shade, as well as the vibrant blue shown at the top of this page. 

3. Choose sweet pink and add a feminine touch to a neutral space

Smeg pink fridge in a neutral kitchen with wooden floors

Smeg, £1,576, ao.com

(Image credit: Smeg)

Now isn't this just a millennial's dream? If you've got a safe and understated kitchen scheme, add a splash of fun with a sweet pink fridge. It'll be an instant talking point for anyone that walks through your door, so prepare for every guest to say, 'wow, you've got a pink fridge!'

4. Keep your style seamless and bright with a fridge that blends in with your cabinets

white kitchen with natural finishes and a white retro fridge

Retro fridge in white, £2,995, Big Chill 

(Image credit: Big Chill)

Have you ever seen a more relaxing kitchen space? We think not. The rattan blinds and pendant light make for a calming oasis, and the retro style fridge fits in seamlessly with the cabinets so you barely notice it's there. Now we know white isn't exactly the most inventive of fridge colours, but used in this clever way, it's a real winner. 

5. Need a fridge in another room? Make it into a feature 

a bright red fridge in a vibrant living room with a grey sofa and wooden floor

Hisense fridge in red, £199, ao.com 

(Image credit: Hisense)

If you're short on kitchen space and you need to put a fridge in another room, this needn't be a major design faux pas. While a stainless steel box may quickly ruin your interior scheme, a coloured design can be made into a feature. This striking red model picks up the wall colour and really holds its own, even in a living room.  

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Amelia Smith
Content Editor

After joining Real Homes as content producer in 2016, Amelia has taken on several different roles and is now content editor. She specializes in style and decorating features and loves nothing more than finding the most beautiful new furniture, fabrics and accessories and sharing them with our readers. As a newbie London renter, Amelia’s loving exploring the big city and mooching around vintage markets to kit out her new home.