If ever there were true representation of a fresh green Granny Smith apple, or a crystal clear Peridot, it would be this crisply composed kitchen palette, which boldly commits and adheres to the sophisticated color theme.
This light and airy kitchen is livened up by a bright pop of color, in this case a bright green on the base cabinets. Glass-front cabinets and a paneled and beamed ceiling serve to add extra character.
When water damage required the kitchen's lower cabinets to be removed and replaced, designers used the moment to lighten the room's look overall. Upper cabinets, walls and countertops were all made a fresh white. Lower cabinets in dark green anchored the look.
The homeowners were against white cabinets from the onset of the project, so they chose the countertops, a gray and white leathered stone with tinges of green, first. The hints of green in the countertops inspired the light green color of the cabinets, giving the space a unique, look that complements the style of the rest of the home.
Pea green shaker style cabinets provide soft color without distracting from other elements of the kitchen. A simple rustic wood table serves as a kitchen island. A whitewashed vaulted wood ceiling makes the space feel airy and bright.
This galley kitchen in Decatur, Ga., was designed to be a functional yet stylish space that allows for effortless cooking and entertaining. Thus, the room features a deep sink and stainless appliances, gorgeous green cabinets and a wood dining table that seats six.
If your kitchen has good bones but simply looks tired, painting your cabinets can be just what the doctor ordered. Mix up colors on upper and lower cabinets, or on cabinets and islands as shown here, to add richness. These cabinets are painted in Windsurf from Behr Paints; the island is done in Snowy Pine and the walls are Spice Garden. Behr recommends using semi-gloss enamel for painting cabinets.
As seen on Home Town, the Bolden residence has been fully renovated by Ben and Erin Napier. Renovations included removing walls to create a more open floor plan, updated paint, new kitchen appliances, and new bathroom fixtures.
“Our client had the fantastic idea to use rolling tool cabinets in her kitchen,” says architect Nick Pancheau. “We designed a simple kitchen island combining seating and storage in a single movable piece. We selected a lime-green finish to match the fritted glass lamp shades made by the client; a subtle dark-green soapstone countertop rests atop the cabinets.”