Popular Kitchen Cabinet Colors

A fresh coat of paint is an easy and inexpensive way to update your kitchen cabinets. Whether you prefer a crisp neutral look or bold, standout shades, these crowd-pleasing kitchen cabinet colors are sure to inspire.

Cool Mint

Light green cabinets soften this kitchen’s hardworking edges. The pastel paint color brightens the space and reflects its shiny white subway tile backsplash while adding style that is equal parts modern and vintage.

Paint Color: Benjamin Moore, Tea Light 471.

Light Gray

Built-in custom cabinets get a sleek neutral finish from a coat of gray color. The pleasing blend of traditional cabinetry with modern warm gray paint creates a clean, casual, and comfortable kitchen atmosphere.

Paint Color: Benjamin Moore. Rockport Gray, HC-105.

Classic Blue

Soothing ocean-blue cabinets bring coastal comfort to a kitchen. Contrasted with white shiplap siding and concrete counters, the beachy blue hue takes center stage in this kitchen without overwhelming.

Paint Color: Valspar Paint, Blue Twilight 5001-1C.

Sage Green

Earthy sage is savory on its own yet mild enough to enhance other hues throughout the kitchen. The chameleon cabinet color reads as a sandy neutral and pale leaf green depending on the light. Try the delicate green as an alternative to gray.

Paint Color: Farrow & Ball, Fawn 10.

Orange Zest

Give your kitchen a fresh start with a juicy citrus hue. Bold orange cabinet color provides a brilliant contrast to this room’s crisp black countertops and shiny white backsplash. All values of gray — muted to charcoal — work well with a range of oranges.

Paint Color: Sherwin-Williams, Raucous Orange, SW-6883.

Bright White

Crisp white cabinets are the hallmark of a traditional kitchen. Dark stone countertops and a coat of clean white paint allows this kitchen’s charming Craftsman-inspired cabinetry to pop against a warm yellow wall color.

Paint Color: Sherwin-Williams, Navajo White #SW6126.

Rich Yellow

Warm, buttery cabinets paired with hand-forged iron pulls and limestone countertops create an inviting vintage look. The sunny hue enhances decorative details like turned legs and invites guests into this cozy cottage kitchen.

Paint Color: Benjamin Moore, Sweet Butter, 171.