Looking for kitchen cabinet color ideas? The most popular kitchen cabinet color is white but that is depending on where you are located. If you live in a metropolitan area then you will most likely see white or black kitchen cabinets. They seem to be very popular in those regions. The country and suburbs will tend to have white or a shade of gray. However, we get multiple requests for blue tone or even two-toned cabinets.
White Kitchen Cabinet Color Ideas
At 518 Painters we get about 80% of requests for white kitchen cabinets.
White cabinets look clean and modern and will open up any space and make it visually look bigger.
They are very versatile and look good whether you have a new home or an older country-style home.
Whenever we get a request for white cabinets in Albany NY it is usually to eliminate an abundance of wood that is typical for this area.
The majority of cabinets in this area are either oak cabinets or cherry wood.
These types of cabinets usually need an oil-based primer to prevent any stain bleed-through.
If you want to read more about priming kitchen cabinets the right way then check out this article!
Black Cabinet Ideas
Another popular color for kitchen cabinets is black.
Black cabinets are usually found in modernly decorated homes.
You should have a well-lit kitchen before considering black cabinets.
They tend to visually reduce the size of a room and darken it.
Therefore it should be well-lit.
Blue Kitchen Cabinets
Believe it or not, blue kitchen cabinets are very popular among homeowners as well.
Most likely you will find them in older homes or rustic settings.
Although blue might not be everybody’s taste they look great against some white walls and really pop.
Tips When Picking Color Ideas
There are a few things to keep in mind when picking a color for your cabinets.
- Remember that light colors will open up and brighten a room, and dark colors will do the opposite.
- Also, the lighting of your kitchen will make a difference too.
Fluorescent lights (orange/warm lights) will highlight the red tones of color.
Beige colors and other warm colors look best under this lighting.
LED lights (blue/cold lights) will highlight the blue undertones of a color.
White colors and other cold colors look best under this lighting.
This ultimate guide to painting kitchen cabinets has everything you need to know about the process, materials, and determining what type of cabinets you have!