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3 Trendy Kitchen Cabinet Color Ideas | Bay Area Kitchen Painting

3 Trendy Kitchen Cabinet Color Ideas | Bay Area Kitchen Painting

Are you longing to cook up a new look in your kitchen? Maybe the cabinets are hungry for a new flavor! Painting your kitchen cabinets is a fantastic way to bring a fresh taste to the kitchen, transforming this central space so that it radiates energy, style, and class. White kitchen cabinets have become a standard, and they certainly do give a classy, clean, airy appearance. But are there other color ideas for painting your kitchen cabinets? Absolutely!

Designers and homeowners alike are trying out all kinds of creative colors for kitchen cabinets in the San Francisco Bay area. Some of them are overwhelming or outlandish and never catch on (hot pink, for example…), but a few colors are really taking off! Without further introduction, here are three of the most popular colors for painting kitchen cabinets here in the San Francisco Bay area.

Black Kitchen Cabinets

Undoubtedly, this is a bold move. It is unexpected and arresting, yet it has an undeniable appeal. With a glossy finish, and paired with a light-colored marble or granite, black kitchen cabinets make a fantastic impression.

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Sage or Cedar Cabinets

One of the most sought-after colors in discerning homes now is sage green (some call it cedar green), a beautiful shade of green that leans towards neutral. It is a natural, pleasing color, easy to match with a wide variety of options. It looks fantastic when paired with butcher-block or other wood-based countertops, or with stone surfaces (either black or white).

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Painting Cabinets Gray

Some people love a middle option. White is perhaps too common, but black too bold; why not go halfway with gray? There are countless shades to choose from, whether you want light or dark, leaning towards blue or towards charcoal. Don’t think this in-between option is a compromise in style; it is sharp, trendy, and definitely a winner!


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Kitchen and Cabinet Painting in Oakland and the Bay Area

If you are ready for a change in your kitchen, MB Jessee would love to be a part of the process. Our color experts can help you get just the right color for your kitchen cabinets, and our painters will make sure the job is done with surpassing excellence!

In addition to kitchen painting, MB Jessee also provides interior painting, exterior painting, wallpaper removal, decorative finishes, wood staining and finishing, and plaster repair. Call us to find out how we can help you enhance your San Francisco area home.

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— Paul Markovich

“Our paint crew did a great job and the foreman, Gersson was exceptionally great to work with. He was always available to answer questions, good at problem-solving, very patient, kind, and highly professional with great customer service. We definitely recommend this company, and Gersson and his crew.”

— Andrea Y.
Berkeley, CA

“I had my wooden kitchen cabinets painted white. Anabal and Danielle were doing the job. I have nothing but praise for them. They came on time, cleaned up every day, were respective, friendly and helpful. If the rest of Jessee's crew are as great as Anabal and Danielle, this company will go far.”

— Anni S.
Oakland, CA

“In all the years I've worked with MB Jessee, I'm always so impressed by your crews. They are so respectful of everything--you never even know they're there! Except that the paint looks amazing when they're gone. We've had one showing of our home and already have an offer. I'm sure it is because the paint looks so beautiful.”

— Erin T.
Pleasant Hill

“Hello Matt,Just another notice of thanks to your wonderful crew, Rigoberto, Javier and John. They did fantastic work, with Rigo providing meticulous and conscientious attention to the details and excellent woodwork finishing, as evidenced by the beautiful fireplace. Javier did a fantastic job in the bathroom especially, it looks "brand new," and John always does quality work, both with the interior and exterior. I can tell they care about what they do. Rigo's "punch out" was very thorough, too. I will call again when I need some more work and will definitely recommend your company and fine crew. I also felt as a homeowner, I could leave my house in their good hands during the day and that took a lot of worry from me, they were honest, prompt and reliable. They were also very kind, respectful and clean in their work, very professional. Thank you.”

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— Alicia R.

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— Tim Tyson

“Richard and crew have been great, for sure. As much as I look forward to having the job done and my house back in order, I really enjoyed having them around. You should feel really good about how they represent your company.”

— Jessica Dodson

“The finish on my kitchen cabinets had failed, becoming tacky and grimy around the handles. M B Jessee gave me a reasonable quote, far below some others, and did an outstanding job, striping the original varnish and refinishing with a new lacquer finish. The cabinets look like new. Work was done 1 day faster than estimated. The crew was extremely hard-working, considerate, and neat. Highly recommend M B Jessee.”

— Thama B.
San Francisco, CA

“The completed 'Client Satisfaction Survey' we sent in only modestly reflects our total satisfaction with the work. As a retired small business owner, I compliment you on setting 'best practices' that are consistently followed. Everything described in your marketing materials was a reality! The crew is a super bowl team and our neighbors commented on how quiet they were. We are very happy to be a client of MB Jessee.”

— Richard

“My entire experience with MB Jesse was very professional. The crew were very friendly and super accommodating of my ridiculous schedule and geriatric pets in the house. The finished product, which was pretty much my entire house, far exceeds my expectations. Would definitely work with them again!”

— Heather Jordan

“Just had MB Jessee paint the interior of our house and they did a wonderful job. They tackled some crazy wallpaper as well as painted some very high ceilings and walls. The whole process was quick and they did a great job! We are very pleased. I was also very impressed by the crew. They were very personable, kind and actually took pride in the work they were doing. In one of our conversations with the lead Ricardo, he actually told me he was very proud of how the rooms had turned out. I agree sir! It turned out great and it's not often you hear someone thinking of your home like they would theirs, and putting that level of work and quality into it. That made a huge difference in how I viewed this company. Ricardo, you were fantastic and thank you for the great job, we will be using you again.”

— Jeff M.
Danville, CA