Kitchen Cabinet Colors and Finishes

Explore your options for kitchen cabinet colors and finishes, and get ready to create a kitchen with supreme style.

Kitchen Cabinet Colors and Finishes

Kitchen Cabinet Colors and Finishes

A modern kitchen with stainless steel applaiances and red, black, and glass european style cabinets.

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Adding color and texture to your kitchen design can take it from a bland, three-star experience to full-flavored five-star showplace in no time. If you're contemplating a kitchen makeover, you should explore the full range of kitchen cabinet colors and finishes.

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Retro Kitchen Cabinets

Retro-style kitchen cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Colors and Finishes

Red kitchen cabinets

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Painted Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

Blue painted kitchen cabinets

Repainting Kitchen Cabinets Blue

Light blue kitchen cabinets

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Black Kitchen Cabinets

Black kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux

Glass Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Glass-front kitchen cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Options

Old-world kitchen cabinets

Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets

Contemporary kitchen cabinets

Yellow Kitchen Cabinets

Yellow kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Dmitry Pistrov

Stainless Steel Kitchen Cabinets

Stainless steel kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Peter Rymwid

Red Kitchen Cabinets

Red kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Top Photo Group

Green Kitchen Cabinets

Green kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Rob Vomund

Orange and Gray Eclectic Kitchen

Orange and white kitchen cabinets

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

Country Style Kitchen with Recycled Cabinets

Cabinets made from recycled materials

Photo By: Brian Brown

Kitchen Cabinet Designers

White kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux/Getty Images

French Country Cabinets in Kitchen

French country kitchen cabinets

Dark Wood Kitchen Cabinets With Patterned Backsplash

Restained kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux

Cherry Kitchen Cabinets

Cherry kitchen cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Design Ideas

Ornate kitchen cabinets

From: Cheri Wentworth

Painted Kitchen Cabinets

Wide painted kitchen cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

Refaced kitchen cabinets

Kitchen Pantry Ideas

Traditional pantry-style kitchen cabinet options

Two Toned Kitchen Cabinets

Two-tone kitchen cabinet design

Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Custom wooden kitchen cabinets

Semi Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Traditional white kitchen cabinets

Tall Kitchen Cabinets

Tall modern kitchen cabinets

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

Contemporary Kitchen With Bamboo Cabinetry

Bamboo cabinets

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Craftsman Style Cabinets

Craftsman-style cabinets

Photo By: vladimir kondrachov

Cottage Style Cabinets

Cottage-style cabinets

Photo By: Harry Hu

Midcentury Modern Cabinets

Midcentury modern cabinets

From: Kristi Nelson

Contemporary Kitchen With Khaki Colored Backsplash

French-Country Character

Elegant white kitchen cabinets

From: Drury Design

Kitchen Classic Cabinets

Traditional cabinets in an octagonal kitchen

Kitchen With Green Tile Backsplash

Kitchen Wall Cabinets

White kitchen cabinets with stainless steel appliances

Modern Gray Bamboo Kitchen Cabinets

Modern kitchen cabinet doors

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Modern White Kitchen Cabinets

Modern kitchen cabinets


Replacement Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets with central island

Open Kitchen Cabinets

Open kitchen cabinet design

Photo By: Olga Koronevska

Outdoor Kitchen Cabinets

Cabinets for an outdoor kitchen

Photo By: Mike G

Oak Kitchen Cabinets

Oak kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Jupiterimages

Mission Style Kitchen Cabinets

Mission-style kitchen cabinets

Photo By: hikesterson

Contemporary Kitchen with Stock Cabinets

Shaker-style kitchen cabinets

From: Drury Design

Photo By: Drury Design

New Kitchen Cabinets

Modern maple cabinets

Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

Distressed kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Gordon Swanson

Contemporary Kitchen Frosted Glass Cabinets

Frosted glass kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux/Getty Images

Pine Kitchen Cabinets

Pine kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Brian Brown

Rustic Kitchen Cabinets

Rustic kitchen cabinets

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets

White Shaker-style kitchen cabinets

Brown Kitchen with Unfinished Cabinets

Unfinished wooden cabinet options

Photo By: Garret Bautista

New Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Wooden cabinets with granite countertops

Photo By: unknown

Transitional Kitchen With Classic Wood Cabinets

Ready-to-assemble kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux

Old Kitchen Cabinets

Classic wooden cabinets

Photo By: Jean-Marc Giboux/Getty Images

White Modern Kitchen with Small Cabinets

Cabinets for small kitchens

Photo By: Michael Higginson

White Kitchen Cabinets

Transitional white kitchen cabinets

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

Photo By: Chris Amaral

Wood Kitchen Cabinets

Wooden kitchen cabinet options

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Pantry Storage

Pantry storage ideas

Corner Kitchen Cabinets

Corner kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Sonya Etchison

Kitchen Cabinet Door Handles and Knobs

Rustic kitchen cabinets

Photo By: Jupiterimages

Most kitchen cabinets are monochromatic, but one of the easiest ways to add dynamic color to your kitchen is to mix and match colors. Consider doors and cabinets with contrasting colors, or alternate colors between high and low cabinets. And keep in mind that colorful cabinets can be used to accent a kitchen space when creating large kitchen islands.

In terms of cabinet color choices, browns and whites tend to dominate in kitchens—but yellows can add some sunshine, and blues can be both calming and stylish. Greys add a stately feel, and rich browns work well in modern kitchens as well. Pops of red can add playfulness and a vintage air.

In terms of finishes, the first choice to make is whether to go with matte, glossy or semi-gloss. Often a function of personal style, your choice should also include whether to reflect or contrast the finish of your kitchen wall paint here. Once you've decided on the finish style, you can explore whether paint or stain is best for you. Stains now come in a variety of colors, but wood grain will more or less always show through when using stain, whereas paints will disguise the grain.

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