Green Kitchen Cabinets (Design Ideas)

In this gallery we share green kitchen cabinets with a variety of design styles, paint colors and finishes.
Traditional kitchen with green kitchen cabinets wood floors and beige graniteKitchens are one of the spaces which are designed with longevity in mind. This is why they are often finished in very safe and basic colors and durable materials. Usual colors found in this area would be white, beige, grays and various natural shades of wood. Very few are actually bold enough to go defy the safety colors, but the few who does would be pleasantly surprised to find that there are colors you can use that would remain subtle and timeless in appeal, yet give this space a more unique personality.

Green, especially shades which are softer like sage, can give any space a very lively appeal while remaining very versatile and easy to decorate and update.  Depending on what shade you’re using, these storage solutions can create many different interesting looks in any interior design. The cool tone of this color gives a refreshing yet calm atmosphere which is great for both big and small spaces. It instantly gives your space a unique look, and is surprisingly easy to pull-off! [toc]

Green Painted Kitchen Cabinets

Below we share the most popular paint colors to consider. To experiment with this color and help find the shade you want there are many types of cabinet design software for this area in your house available. These programs will allow you to apply different shades of this color to cabinetry to visualize how it will look before you actually apply any paint.

Kitchen with green painted cabinets with distressed finish and copper sinkIt is no secret that this color complements yellow well. These antique-painted fixtures are definitely the perfect match for this space as it uses gold fixtures and a gorgeous yellow wood marble countertop. The combination of the natural edge of the countertop, the rustic look of the kitchen cabinets and the vintage features create an eccentric yet cohesive look.

Paint can be distressed to give your space a more rustic and traditional feel. Distressing is commonly used for remodeling as a way to repurpose old storage without having to do a full costly replacement.

Painted green kitchen island with green lower and white upper cabinetsThe neutral undertones of the sage paint definitely help add a cool, fresh feel to this small space. The use of a cool color helped counter the warmness of the other material colors, and create a beautiful balance that looks fresh and is easy on the eyes.

Sage Green Kitchen Cabinets

Sage is like, cool and has a soft youthful vibe, making it a popular choice for those who want to use this color. It is light, so it’s very easy on the eyes and easy to match with other existing materials and finishes as well. It also has a very refreshing appeal, making any space look more youthful and fun.

Sage green kitchen cabinets with cottage style designThis shade adds another interesting layer of element to any rustic-style space. Because rustic interiors use a lot of natural wood, warm tones and natural textures, the softness and neutrality of this color only helps accentuate the natural finishes used in this open concept area and dining space.

Kitchen with sage green flat panel cabinets and white granite countertopsAll cabinets above are in sage, and it definitely goes well with the white subway tiles on the backsplash and the white granite countertops used. The result is a fun, yet clean design that has both a vintage and youthful appeal.

Kitchen with sage green cabinets, white granite countertops and pendant lights over islandSpaces with lots of stainless steel materials and details would also look good with this color. The use of this shade instantly makes the space look more vibrant, bringing color, despite the dullness of the stainless steel appliances.

Dark Green Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen with dark green cabinets, wood counters and breakfast bar nookThose who prefer a more calm and elegant look, adding a darker shade with a gray undertone will definitely serve you that modern yet subdued elegance. It shows how the darker shade of the color was able to produce a Revival-esque elegance with a modern silhouette.

Rustic kitchen with dark green cabinets and brick wall with terra cotta tile floorsRenaissance style spaces tend to be very heavy on textures, masonry and detailed carvings and panelings, resulting in a fairly bulky or heavy appearance. For this renaissance Tuscan style space the cabinetry was painted in a darker shade, with a warm undertone to match the natural stone finishes. The finish helps mellow down the rough and heavy look of the other surface finishes, and adds a more cheerful vibe to the space.

Light Green Kitchen Cabinets

Light green kitchen cabinets with beadboard doors, bucherblock countertop island and wood flooringBoth contemporary and transitional style spaces would benefit from the serene ambiance of light finishes. When applied here, a subdued lighter shade helps brighten up even small spaces, and give it a more youthful look.

Seafoam Green Cabinets

Kitchen with seafoam green cabinets, white granite island and window seatThe popular shade for Coastal Style areas would be seafoam. This shade is a nice in-between of sky blue and mint, helping exude a very cool, tranquil and laid-back coastal vibe.

Mint Green Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen with mint green cabinets and painted white wood ceilings with wood beamsIf you enjoy the brightness of white, but want to try a fresh new look without sacrificing the bright look an all-white area gives, using mint could be the perfect option. Choose a shade of mint that is very light, and be surprised how it is able to give a different, fresher appearance in a very subtle way.

Olive Green Kitchen Cabinets

Olive cabinet kitchen with white quartz countertops and colorful mosaic tile backsplashIf you want a soft shade that has a little bit more warmth, but has a more neutral tone similar to sage, consider using olive green on your cabinetry. It has just the right amount of coolness, but has a bit more beige/yellow undertone, resulting in a soft yet warm ambiance.

Green and Brown Kitchen Cabinets

Green and brown kitchen cabinets with cream color island and travertine floorsYou don’t have to repaint all of your cabinets, you can just paint one section to freshen up their look. In this example, this Neoclassic style design repainted its walnut cabinetry with green and white to lessen make the space look brighter and to tone down the rich patterns of the wood grains.

Green Washed Kitchen Cabinets

Tuscan style kitchen with wood cabinets and green distressed paint islandA popular painting technique used to refurbish antique furnishings would be antique washing, also known as distressing. This technique are usually used on vintage pieces, giving it a more casual, rustic feel, while accentuating the classic features and natural imperfections of the piece. This old English style space has well preserved Oak distressed cabinets. Since the space is already full of wood finishes (both floor and ceiling has wood), antique washing the island was a great refurbishing decision as it helps break the heavy monotony of wood on wood.

Kitchen with white beadboard cabinets and green washed island with granite countertopIf you have all white cabinets and decide you want to give your space a new look, one easy way is to paint your island in a different color. In this example, an antique wash was used on the island, making it stand-out against the all-white storage of the kitchen.

High Gloss Green Kitchen Cabinets

High gloss green kitchen cabinets with white quartz waterfall countertop islandThose who are more into modern, hi-tech style spaces would probably prefer to use a brighter shade. Perfect for people who are into bright and bold colors, using high gloss bright paint on your modern cabinetry would definitely catch attention as it breaks from the cookie-pattern look of “modern looks.”

Hunter Green Cabinets

Kitchen with hunter green cabinets, wood flooring and high ceilingHunter green is dark neutral shade with a slightly mysterious vibe. It is subtle enough to blend in with any existing cabinet colors, but also bring in enough personality to set this space apart. This color would be perfect to use on accent cabinets in country-style areas like the example above.

Green Kitchen Island

Kitchen with green cabinets, island and white marble countertops and picture windowsThe use of olive green paint in this French provincial style space helps break the dull, flat look of an all-white space, while maintaining the versatile subtlety of white.

Small kitchen with green cabinets and island with white marble countersUsing this shade on your cabinetry also helps complement warm brown/sienna-toned furniture pieces used on your space. This color has enough yellow/beige undertones so there’s no bold contrasts happening with the warmer brown colors.

Green Island with White Cabinetry

Green kitchen island with white cabinets and wood flooringThis traditional design showcases a painted island with white shaker style fixtures and a black soapstone countertop. A beautiful hardwood floor with inlay as well as solid wood door and wood molding around the windows gives this space a craftsman appeal.

White kitchen with green beadboard cabinet island with breakfast bar and gray marble countertopsSeafoam is also a nice color choice to paint your beadboard cabinets, as it has a refreshing vibe that is easy to mix and match with more contemporary elements. The beadboard island in this room pairs beautifully with the white shaker style fixtures to produce a bright and inviting traditional design.

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