Kitchen - A light blue kitchen would be much less harsh in contrast to white marble then a dark kitchen and its more warm and inviting the a white one (cabinets more in the style of the butlers pantry) More
Replace a pantry door with a screen door! For an even bigger impact, paint it a cheerful hue (try Byte Blue by Sherwin-Williams). The small surface area requires only a sample-size pot of paint to get the job done.
2017 Color of the Year: Poised Taupe - In addition to the neutral of this taupe, we see the cornflower hues as complementary. For example, a greyish blue and a bright white along with Poised Taupe feel like a modern version of a French country kitchen.