Want to know the hottest colors to paint your kitchen cabinets? We’ve got the scoop on 38 kitchen paint colors in all different shades.
When it comes to kitchen cabinet paint colors, there are endless possibilities. However, some colors are more popular than others.
Popular Colors for Kitchen Cabinetry
One of the hottest trends right now is to paint cabinets in bold colors. This creates a sophisticated look that can instantly transform the entire kitchen.
Black cabinets are a popular choice, but a darker shade of green or blue is also becoming increasingly popular.
If you’re feeling really daring, you could even try vibrant colors like red or yellow.
Using bright colors is a great choice for a small kitchen where you want to create a modern look.
If you are feeling unsure about choosing bolder colors, you could always consult with an interior designer before making your final decision.
They can help you find the best color using stick paint samples and share tips for choosing color palettes that reflect your personal style and home decor.
Favorite White Paint Colors
Here are a few of the top white paint color choices:
- Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace
- Benjamin Moore White Dove
- Behr White Oak
- Sherwin Williams Pure White
Paint your kitchen cabinets a fun new color! You no longer have to stick with the basics like white or wood stain.
There are many fabulous colors to choose from that can really make your kitchen stand out.
Here is a list of 38 popular colors to paint your kitchen cabinets. Have fun with it!
Ready to find the perfect color for your home?
38 Popular Colors to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
If you're thinking of painting your kitchen cabinets, you might be wondering what popular colors to choose from. White is always a popular choice because it's a versatile color that can be used in a variety of design styles.
Lighter colors can help to give your kitchen a fresh, airy feel. If you want a pop of color in your kitchen, light blue, green, or gray are popular choices. You can also paint your kitchen island in a different color for contrast.
Here are some great colors to choose from.
Purple Kitchen Cabinets
This beautiful kitchen belongs to my friend, Meggie Mangione! She's a professional organizer so you KNOW the place is not only beautiful - it's functional and organized too! Her lower cabinets are painted Coquina by Sherwin Williams.
Pastel Color Modern Austin House Remodel
I didn't see the name of the paint used but it looks to be either: Rosebay, Childlike, or Moss Rose by Sherwin Williams. This is a fun color choice that really pops against the wall paint color.
Amanda Louise at Home: Hello Yellow Kitchen
This cheerful kitchen is painted with Pineapple Mousse by Valspar! It's a great option for a wall color too!
This beautiful boho kitchen features cabinets painted with Cavern Clay by Sherwin Williams. The warm tones of the cabinets are so soothing and unexpected when paired with the light color of the refrigerator.
Pistachio Green Kitchen
This kitchen is absolutely stunning. Cabinets are painted a fun minty green - called Pale Powder by Farrow & Ball. It's a perfect color with yellow undertones against white walls.
The Mindwelling: Our Kitchen Reveal!
Those gorgeous dusty pink cabinets are painted with Galveston Tan by Dunn Edwards. Pink has become an increasingly popular paint color in recent years and one of the top color trends.
DIY Coastal Kitchen
A gorgeous DIY coastal blue and white kitchen. That island is painted "Watery" by Sherwin Williams!
Dark Cabinets That Are Cozy, Not Cave-Like
Don't be afraid to go with a darker color! If you've got a lot of natural light, why not try a bold black!? The black island against the stark white is dreamy!
Dark to Bright White
Lower cabinets are SW Rookwood Sash Green with white cabinets used for upper cabinets. The countertops are in earthy tones.
Beautiful Gray Painted Cabinets
Gray colors are a great way to create a nice clean look in your kitchen. Here is a beautiful kitchen makeover with gray cabinets in Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray.
Beautiful Kitchen Remodel on a Budget
This budget kitchen remodel features dark gray cabinets painted "Hurricane" by Country Chic chalk paint. What a timeless look for cabinetry colors.
High Gloss Blue Butler’s Pantry
This GORGEOUS butler's pantry has before and after photos of being painted in dark blues using Fine Paints of Europe high gloss navy blue mixed with about 25% white.
Chalk Paint Kitchen Cabinets
This kitchen is painted in a neutral color with Rust-Oleum Chalked Paint in Linen White!
This Gorgeous Kitchen is High Style & Low Budget
Who says everything needs to match? Look how lovely different colors can look in a kitchen. A single teal cabinet livens up the kitchen corner. Glass knobs go well with the backsplash made of glass tiles. Paint color was not mentioned but this is a beautiful inspiration.
Our Victorian Farmhouse Kitchen
This Victorian farmhouse-style kitchen uses earthy greens which look stunning against the wood flooring.
Looking for some new colors to try? This happy space has kitchen cabinets painted in Javan Dawn 2 by Dulux Paint.
How To Repaint Kitchen Cabinets
A great tutorial for repainting kitchen cabinets. This kitchen features painted cabinets in Sherwin Williams Green Onyx and white kitchen cabinets in Sherwin Williams Ivory Lace.
Olive Green Kitchen Cabinets
Kitchen cabinets painted Palm Leaf by Sherwin Williams are an excellent choice against a neutral paint color backsplash.
Sherwin Williams Evergreen Fog Kitchen Cabinets
Absolutely gorgeous makeover with the Sherwin Williams color of the year for 2022 - Evergreen Fog and brass hardware. This is such a classic look.
DIY Kitchen Cabinet Doors & Replacing Kitchen Doors
This major makeover features kitchen colors of black and white with open shelving. The cabinets are painted in Cracked Pepper By Behr.
Cream Kitchen Cabinets
This beautiful creamy white is called Accessible Beige by Sherwin Williams. This is a top choice for a smaller kitchen because it's a warm white.
Pastel and multi-color painted kitchen
Love these beautiful pastel colors! What a happy space! The purple is Violet Macaroon by Rustoleum which creates a pretty focal point in this space. Love this chalky paint finish.
White & Off-White Paint Color
Looking for the best white paint color? This dreamy kitchen is painted Cloud Nine by Benjamin Moore.
Bright White Painted Kitchen
This kitchen is painted in Benjamin Moore’s OC-151 and this pairs beautifully with both the brass accents and the stainless steel appliances. The blue and white dishes are the perfect accent piece displayed in a glass-front cabinet.
Beautiful Blue Painted Cabinets
This is a painted vanity in a bathroom but good golly it's a beautiful color! Nothing like a fresh coat of paint to make a statement. This paint is from Decoart and is a Satin Enamel in the color True Teal.
Green and White Kitchen Cabinets with Dark Green Bottom Cabinets
Another great two-tone cabinet idea. Benjamin Moore Deep River (dark green) on the bottom and Simply White on the top, which is a perfect crisp white.
One Room Challenge Colorful Kitchen Reveal
Love this fun kitchen with the playful lemon wallpaper and accents of blue and green. The blue kitchen cabinets are painted Aqua Reservoir.
Modern Cottage Kitchen
The before and after photos of this kitchen are worth a click over alone! These Kitchen Cabinets are painted in a stunning deep blue color of Mariner by Pratt & Lambert.
How to Paint Wood Kitchen Cabinets
Blue and white is such a classic combo. These cabinets are painted in Benjamin Moore's White Dove on uppers and Sapphire on lowers.
How to Replace Cabinet Doors
We love the colorful pops in the open cabinets on top. The lower cabinets are painted in warm undertones of Polo Blue by Benjamin Moore.
Modern Kitchen with Vintage Touches
We love this budget makeover! She used Benjamin Moore Caldwell Green a great choice for a small space.
A Total Kitchen Glow Up with Painted Cabinets
Such a fantastic color! We love how light and bright this kitchen is now. They used Halcyon Green by Sherwin Williams.
Kitchen Cabinets painted without Sanding
Bright and beautiful kitchen with lowers painted in warm grays of Satin Enamel Smoke Gray by Decoart. These are neutral tones that pair well in any style of kitchen.
DIY Kitchen Island Makeover
So different from the color they came! This island is painted in Oyster Bay by Sherwin Williams!
DIY Mudroom Lockers With Doors
My friend Chelsea painted her mudroom lockers in cool tones of Black Bamboo by Behr! It's a fierce shade of green that brings sophistication, style, and a modern vibe.
Pastel Colors Rule in This Updated Retro 1950s Kitchen
These old cabinets got a beautiful update with paint from Clare in the color Headspace.
This is the kitchen we painted a few years ago in my mom's house! It's painted with Benjamin Moore Mohegan Sage. It's a beautiful brown/green color which pairs well with gray paint colors and backsplash.
A Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover with Turquoise Cabinets & Open Shelving
This colorful kitchen was inspired by the owners Pyrex collection! The cabinets are painted a beautiful blue - it's Premier Interior Latex Semi-Gloss, in Niagara Mist by CIL Paints.
First things first! What do you think of these 38 best kitchen cabinet colors? Let us know in the comments below which color is your favorite.
Whatever color scheme you choose just have fun with it and find the perfect shade for you!
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