Gorgeous Green Paints for Kitchen Islands and Cabinets
If you’d like the cabinets and kitchen island to be different from others, painting them with a striking green could be the best option. We asked ten pros to reveal the colors of green they painted on their cabinets and islands in their recent kitchen remodeling projects.
We’ve got you covered if you want to bring an energy boost, reconnect to nature, or match warm metal fixtures. Explore them and tell us if your next kitchen remodel opts for a green look.
Rocky River by Sherwin-Williams
Designer Erica Lugbill Lugbill says that this green with a mid-tone to the island in the kitchen and cabinets also complemented other choices throughout the home. “It’s the perfect fit for this space because it was bold enough to fit in with the rest of their home without overpowering it,” Lugbill adds. “We used several pops of color throughout the home, and we wanted to be careful to complement the overall aesthetic while still making a statement.”
Mediterranean Teal by Benjamin Moore
The green chosen for the cabinetry and island in this newly renovated kitchen goes perfectly with the wooden butcher block countertop for the island. It will satisfy the homeowners’ desire for bright hues. “My clients love color, so having a grayed-out, timid green wasn’t an option,” says Kyoko Jackson from Yumi Interiors.
Balsam by Benjamin Moore
Michelle Shroeder of Dan Davis Design: The cool green hues used to create the range hood and island are a nice contrast to warmer tones in the flooring cabinets and tile. “It’s a rather unexpected and bold choice that brings a punch of color but also lightens up what was a rather sedate yet beautiful existing space,” the designer states. Need a pro for your kitchen remodeling project?
Cornwall Slate by Sherwin-Williams
The color of paint used for the island and cabinets of this kitchen was chosen by KBG Design. It is a fantastic option for those who enjoy their greens with a hint of gray. “I think this color is a very livable green, and it has an earthy coastal vibe, which flows nicely with the other materials we incorporated,” designer Katelyn Gilmour explains.
Green Smoke by Farrow & Ball
The wood island countertop with a live edge has helped decide the island’s color, and designer Heather Cleveland designed the cabinets in this kitchen. “The reason there it works so well is the client made a huge redwood island countertop that my client made from a felled tree on his land,” she states.
Herb Garden by Benjamin Moore
Designer Noz Nozawa Choose a lively and cheerful color for the island and cabinets in this newly renovated kitchen. “It’s a saturated green with a warm yellow undertone that felt springtime and fresh,” she states. “The kitchen sits in a corner of the new great room, and our client envisioned a cheerful statement for the kitchen in an otherwise light, airy, neutral space.”
Treasure Island by Kelly-Moore
Samantha Thomas of Younger Brothers Builders Thomas says that nature played a part in the color choice for the kitchen island. “The deep green island complements the white oak perimeter cabinets because these colors are found alongside one another in natural settings,” Thomas says. “The pairing is familiar, organic and comfortable to the eye.”
Calke Green by Farrow & Ball
Sometimes, the ideal color of green for a kitchen island and cabinets can affect the overall style. This was the case in this farmhouse-style kitchen designed by designer Lisette Voute. “We actually started with the paint color because the client loved it, and schemed the rest of the kitchen around it,” Voute adds.
Peale Green by Benjamin Moore
Philip Hide of Wise Design & Remodel, This darker green color attracted the designer because of its timeless appeal and capacity to draw attention to other design elements inside the kitchen. “I think this green is very classy and has a timeless essence to it,” the designer states. “It highlights with the white and brass fixtures as well as the chrome hardware. It’s also a soothing and grounding shade.”
Bunker Hill Green by Benjamin Moore
Designer Martha O’Hara According to the homeowner, she desired a bright and vibrant shade for their summer house’s kitchen, so she chose an energy-filled hue that resembles green on the kitchen’s cabinets and island. “It’s a refreshing option that keeps with the energy and spirit of the outdoors and lakeside living,” she declares.