Neutral colors like white and gray are overwhelmingly popular when it comes to kitchens. But if you are looking to truly enliven your cooking space, consider a vibrant shade of green. Sure, the tone may conjure images of vintage kitchens tricked out with avocado and harvest gold appliances, but hear us out. These days a few tasteful green accents, from mint to hunter, can transform your kitchen into a thoroughly modern cooking space that is honestly both cool and inviting. To help you start seeing things through our tinted lens, behold these stunning green kitchen ideas.
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Minty Green Kitchen Cabinets
Kitchen accents in a pale shade of green can invigorate white walls. In this lovely example by Black Lacquer Design minty green cabinetry adds to the bright and airy feel of this minimalist kitchen. Note the gold light fixtures and hardware that layer on a touch of luxury.Continue to 2 of 30 below.
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Green Kitchen Island
In this London kitchen from House 9 Interiors, a teal green kitchen island complements the black cabinetry for a sophisticated modern look.Continue to 3 of 30 below.
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Green Tile Wall
A dark green stacked vertical tile backsplash that reaches the ceiling adds depth and color to this midcentury modern kitchen from Jessica Nelson Design and contrast with the white walls and pale wood flooring and cabinetry.Continue to 4 of 30 below.
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Glossy Green Cabinetry
Shane Pliska, the owner of an interior landscape service called Planterra, surrounds himself with greenery at home—literally. Not only does he live in a glass house in a forest, but he also has a preference for green furnishings. The cabinetry in his kitchen is just one example. They have a highly reflective surface, which gives the entire space a cheerful lift.Continue to 5 of 30 below.
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Seafoam Green Cabinets
This Scandinavian kitchen from Fantastic Frank has soothing seafoam green paint with matching cut-out drawer pulls for a seamless look.Continue to 6 of 30 below.
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Rustic Olive Green + Reclaimed Wood
This rustic English country kitchen from Lobster and Swan features olive green paint on the lower cabinetry and reclaimed wood on the flooring, DIY oven hood, and open shelving.Continue to 7 of 30 below.
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Bold Green Kitchen Ceiling
This bright and colorful kitchen reflects the vibrant family who uses it every day, says the interior design team at Studio Sven. Elevating things is the emerald green ceiling. It is an unexpected jolt of color that energizes the cooking space while throwing focus to the spectacular globe chandelier.Continue to 8 of 30 below.
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Bold and Moody Green Backsplash
Designer Mercedes Austin from Mercury Mosaics says green is a fantastic color for kitchens because it acts like a neutral. That means many materials and hues can readily pair with it depending on the shade of green you pick. Just keep in mind that a vibrant tone of green will instantly energize a space. A softer shade like sea glass will create a coastal vibe. This kitchen by Austin features a deeper shade of green for an edgy twist. We love how it offsets the sky blue base cabinets.Continue to 9 of 30 below.
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Green + Black
In this kitchen from Jessica Nelson Design, smoky green painted lower cabinets and a matching kitchen island are paired with black countertops and accents for a moody, calming feel.Continue to 10 of 30 below.
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Rustic Green Kitchen
It is almost tough to believe that this beautiful rustic-inspired kitchen was once a bland shade of cream. Brett Elron the owner and head interior designer at Barter Design perked things up with several gallons of green paint. The cabinetry is a lovely shade called Moss Gray. The gorgeous hue spices things up without being overwhelming. You can see how it offsets the glossy white subway and warm butcher block countertops.Continue to 11 of 30 below.
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Make your kitchen island a complete stand-out with paint. Here, Lacher Construction did just that by painting the feature a vibrant shade of green. The hue is a pitch-perfect harmonizer because it unites the brick, leather, iron, and natural wood accents.Continue to 12 of 30 below.
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Green Cabinet Accents in a Farmhouse
The lovely green cabinetry in this new kitchen by Build With Rise, is true to the home's heritage farmhouse roots while still feeling fresh and modern. Other features that pile on rustic character include the brick oven hood fan, apron front sink, and restored 100-year-old floors.Continue to 13 of 30 below.
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Forest Green Cabinets
In this kitchen from Leclair Decor, forest green cabinets accented with brass hardware add contrast with the crisp white walls and quartz countertops.Continue to 14 of 30 below.
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A Minty Glam Kitchen
Super fresh kitchen accents like these spearmint cabinets can feel glamorous when paired with hand-painted Moroccan tiles. The design team at Hausera also added a vintage-inspired crystal chandelier to the mix. Mixing metals is another way to add visual interest. Combining brass cabinet handles with stainless steel appliances and chrome fixtures adds a contemporary spin.Continue to 15 of 30 below.
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Vintage Green Appliances
In this Los Angeles kitchen from Home Consultant, soothing mid-tone green cabinetry is paired with antique brass hardware and complemented with warm wood accents from the island to the flooring.
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Statement Green + Gold
Emerald green cabinets, gold hardware, and black waterfall countertops stand out against the white tile backsplash to create a bold yet simple statement in this cooking space by Black Lacquer Design.Continue to 17 of 30 below.
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DIY Seafoam Kitchen
This Florida kitchen from Calimia Home has seafoam green paint on the kitchen cabinetry that works like a neutral alongside black and mixed metal accents for a timeless feel.Continue to 18 of 30 below.
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Jessica Nelson Design chose earthy green cabinetry for this cozy kitchen that give it a relaxing feel.Continue to 19 of 30 below.
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Green Patterned Wallpaper
Gorgeous wallpaper will instantly transform any room in your home. This kitchen that doubles as a dining room from One Fine Stay has walls covered with a whimsical woodland pattern. Notice how the lush green colors really warm up the entire room by bringing out the natural wood and copper tones.Continue to 20 of 30 below.
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Green Accents on All-White
Let's face it, while white kitchens have enduring style, their lack of color can also make them feel lifeless and sterile. D2 Interieurs came up with a fix for their cooking space. Bold, green light fixtures and a cheerful green patterned curtain brighten up the entire room. The sprinkles on top of this delightful kitchen are the small colorful accents that pick up on the various green tones.Continue to 21 of 30 below.
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Add One Unique Green Feature
Dark sage green cabinetry mixed with wood and woven accents give this Balinese-inspired Los Angeles kitchen from Home Consultant a touch of earthy color that grounds the semi-open plan space.Continue to 22 of 30 below.
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Green Paint + Tile
This charming country style kitchen from deVOL Kitchens has multiple shades of green on the walls, backsplash tile, lower cabinetry, and open shelving that are complemented with warm antique brass plumbing fixtures, rich stained wood glass-front upper cabinetry, and terracotta floor tiles with an aged patina.Continue to 23 of 30 below.
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Olive Green Cabinets
Earthy olive green cabinets add warmth to this midcentury modern remodel from Cathie Hong Interiors.Continue to 24 of 30 below.
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Darker green hues can almost look black, like the forest green painted cabinets in this kitchen from Jessica Nelson Design that are complemented with green marble countertops and kitchen island.Continue to 25 of 30 below.
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Pastel Mint Green Cabinets
In this Japandi-style kitchen from Cathie Hong Interiors, pale mint green cabinetry is paired with white oak handles to create a soothing feel, with the pastel color functioning as a neutral in the light and airy space.Continue to 26 of 30 below.
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Sage Green Kitchen Cabinets
This eat-in kitchen from Bees Knees Interior Design Studio has sage green painted cabinets that are accented with black hardware and carried into the adjacent mud room.Continue to 27 of 30 below.
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Olive Green + Brass
Kate Marker Interiors paired Dark Olive by Benjamin Moore paint on the kitchen cabinets with unlacquered brass hardware for a timeless modern feel.Continue to 28 of 30 below.
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Soothing Sage Green
Soothing sage green paint adds a hint of color to this modern farmhouse kitchen from Ashley Montgomery Design.Continue to 29 of 30 below.
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Dark green tiles that read as faux black and pale lime cabinets that register as beige add subtle shades of green to this farmhouse style kitchen from Becca Interiors that is neutral while feeling softer than strict black and white.Continue to 30 of 30 below.
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Rustic Green Kitchen
Ashley Montgomery Design complemented the natural wood paneling and stone flooring of this rustic farmhouse kitchen with dark green paint on the lower cabinetry and window trim.