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Don’t Miss the Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors of 2023

 Don’t Miss the Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors of 2023

Hunting for that perfect new kitchen cabinet paint color? We’ve got you covered, outlining a quick look at what’s trending, a few specific examples, and some tips too.

But first, we want to add that you just can’t go wrong with white. It offers a timeless look and a clean, airy feel in your kitchen. Gray is almost just as popular too, pairing well with many countertop and wall colors. We’re also seeing a lot of navy blue these days - it’s a bold, luxurious look! Sage green too. It’s softer and more natural but no less striking.

Try these cabinet colors on for size

Please know that we aren’t advocating for any specific brands or manufacturers here, but rather offering color examples that you can use as a springboard for your own project.

 Don’t Miss the Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors of 2023

Pure White by Sherwin-Williams

This bright, clean white creates an inviting atmosphere in the kitchen while also pairing well with either light or dark countertops. It won’t clash with your hardware either. Highly versatile, it can be used for a variety of looks, ranging from modern to traditional to farmhouse.

White Dove by Benjamin Moore

Picture Pure White, but now make it a little bit warmer. And that’s really the beauty of white: there are so many options and variations to choose from! This pick will never go out of style and plays well with any other materials, colors, or textures you’d like to introduce.

Naval by Sherwin-Williams

Remember the navy blue we mentioned? This one’s a great example! Deep and rich, it provides both contemporary and traditional kitchens with a classic look. If you don’t want the space to become too dark, try using it on just your lower cabinets and sticking with something lighter and brighter up top.

Rookwood Dark Green by Sherwin Williams

Whether you're looking to make a bold statement or add a touch of sophistication, Rookwood Dark Green is a great choice. It also pairs well with lighter colors and natural woods, making it a great option for traditional-style kitchens.

What factors should you consider when you’re picking cabinet colors?

Keep these key considerations in mind to help guide your decision-making process:

  • Consider the overall theme of your kitchen. Do you prefer a modern, classic, or traditional look? Different colors will support different goals.

  • Consider the style of your cabinets themselves.

  • What about the other colors in your kitchen? Are there any accent colors you want to complement, or avoid clashing with?

  • Factor in your “fixed” colors, like countertops, backsplash, and flooring. What kind of palette will work best?

  • What about the size of your kitchen? Light colors will make it look bigger while darker colors can make it feel smaller.

  • You'll also want to assess the amount of natural light. Light paint can make a darker kitchen look brighter and dark paint can make a brighter kitchen look more cozy.

Have more questions about cabinet painting in the Bay Area?

Contact us at MB Jessee Painting! It would be our pleasure to work through your cabinet painting goals with you, and we’d be happy to tell you more about how you can get a professional color consultation through us as well. Whatever it takes, we want your cabinet repaint to be a success from every angle.

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