Green Kitchen Cabinets
Get all the info you'll need on green kitchen cabinets, and plan to integrate the most natural of colors into your kitchen design.
If you're planning a kitchen redesign or installing a brand-new kitchen, and you'd like to introduce some color into your design, you may want to consider green kitchen cabinets.
Energetic Yellow Kitchen
Clutter is out and color is in, in this galley kitchen design. Yellow cabinets add a burst of energy to the white walls and sleek silver hardware ties the modern theme together. Design by Todd Hansen of Albertsson Hansen Architecture, LTD.
Peacock Style Kitchen
This kitchen, designed by Ken Kelly in New York, features bursts of color and artistic creativity. The tile floor complements the hand-painted peacock feathers on the ceiling. The artwork behind the stove adds another element of texture, while the rich cabinets bring a sense of balance. Photo by Ric Marder
Cape Cod Kitchen Style
This space has a Cape Cod feel with light blue walls that extend into the living room. The cheery blue is paired with white cabinets and locally made hardware that matches the walls throughout the vintage space. Design by Jessica Williamson in Newton, Mass. Photo by Judson Abts
Eye-Catching Kitchen Backsplash
This modern kitchen combines sleek European design with a colorful backsplash that features a random pattern of jewel-like circles. The centerpiece on the table complements the backsplash and adds more color to the space. Photo by Ric Marder. Design by Ken Kelly in New York
Green has become a more a more common color for kitchen cabinets, especially since most paint manufacturers now offer a vast array of green shades. Whether it's a deep forest green or a soothing, light moss, the shade of green that's right for you is surely available.
Part of the appeal of green kitchen cabinets has to do with what the kitchen is all about in the first place—for many families, it's the place they start their day, and where they eat their first meal. Green is a color choice that suggests health, and it can be both vibrant and soothing, so it makes perfect sense for kitchens.
In terms of shades, light lime is a particularly popular shade for kitchens. It's both bright and soothing—a perfect combination for the place you'll spend many mornings. Other popular choices are sage, mint and celery green, but it's not uncommon to find kitchens with green cabinets in shades that are much livelier, even edging into the fluorescent green and yellow range.
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