Good Questions: How Can I Brighten Up This Kitchen?

Hello AT,

I am moving in with my boyfriend in a few weeks and he told me I have free reign to redecorate the place. I have a big job ahead of me, but the most daunting task is the kitchen; especially the cheesy cabinets...

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We are not yet able to embark on the big task of changing out all the cabinets, so I'd like to know what I can do paint/decoration-wise to brighten the place up. Also I'm wondering, with sloping walls, are there any general style/ color rules I should observe? I am a fan of big, bold color so I'm game for something dramatic and fun.

Thanks! Camille

Anyone?