Who says every day can’t feel like a vacation? The beach is known to bring feelings of tranquility to all that visit, leaving you with a sense of calm and purpose. While your kitchen might not always be tranquil, it is certainly purposeful. And while your kitchen might not have powerful waves crashing through it at all times, using coastal colors can bring the essence of the coast right into your home.

Visions of ocean water often conjure up romantic shades of color, with colors inspired by the deep blues and greens of the sea. These coastal colors bring tranquility to your kitchen, displayed on a backdrop as unique and unexpected as a kitchen appliance. A dip in the ocean might be weather permitting. How about an Ocean Blue refrigerator instead?

A coastal kitchen is a peaceful place, where you and your guests will always feel relaxed and at home. Whether your beach is in the Caribbean or on the East Coast, you can create your very own ocean-inspired kitchen to suit your individual style.

Looking for your perfect shade of ocean blue? Check out our Big Chill Custom Color Swatch with over 200 custom colors.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Custom Colors: Ocean Blue, Capri Blue, Azure Blue, Water Blue

1.) Ocean Blue

Like the deepest parts of the ocean, Ocean Blue cools you off instantly with its dark and refreshing qualities. When used in your kitchen, this sophisticated blue pairs well with light shades like white or light gray, or equally well with bright colors like canary yellow or coral pink.

Ocean Blue translates well through every season in your home. This tasteful blue provides cooling qualities in the warmer months like summer, yet rich and dramatic qualities in the cooler months like winter.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Custom Color: #5020 Ocean Blue

2.) Capri Blue

Capri is a deep shade of sky blue that is named for the color of the Mediterranean sea around the island of Capri in Italy. This striking shade is timeless and naturally elegant, pairing well with bright, warm colors like coral, yellow, and orange.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Custom Color: #5019 Capri Blue

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen

3.) French Blue

Using French Blue in your kitchen transports you to the coast of France year-round. Available as a standard color in both our Classic and Pro collections, French Blue is a muted yet eye-catching blue that elegantly introduces color to your kitchen. Our Classic collection features French Blue customized with one of four different metal options, including chrome, nickel, brass, and gold.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Classic Refrigerator in French Blue with Brushed Copper trim

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Classic 30″ Stove in French Blue with Chrome trim

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4.) Water Blue

Tropical oceans can showcase teal-like colors that reflect in the deep colors of the water or waves. Leaning more towards teal, Water Blue takes on the complex tones that can be found in the exotic colors of the oceans, lakes, and rivers of the world. Pair Water Blue appliances with white, silver, brass, or gold to showcase its sophisticated depth in your kitchen.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Custom Color: #5021 Water Blue

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen

5.) Beach Blue

This bright and vibrant blue is reminiscent of days spent on a beach with your toes in the sand. One of the nine standard colors in our Retro Collection, Beach Blue adds a playful and cooling dose of blue tones to your kitchen.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Retro Appliances in Beach Blue

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Retro Studio Refrigerator in Beach Blue

6.) Turquoise

Where would a list of ocean colors be without turquoise? Like an exotic and tropical ocean, turquoise effortlessly lends its refreshing qualities to your kitchen. One of the nine standard colors in our Retro Collection, Turquoise is a timeless hue that adds an unexpected dose of color to your home.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Retro Original Refrigerator, Retro 36″ Inch Stove, and Retro Dishwasher in Turquoise

7.) Azure Blue

Like the Mediterranean sea, Azure Blue is rich and sophisticated. This slightly green-toned blue pairs well with classic shades like white or equally well with bright shades like canary yellow or lime green.

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen
Big Chill Custom Color: #5009 Azure Blue

7 Coastal Colors To Bring the Ocean to Your Kitchen

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