Why not add some sage to your kitchen? No, not the spice—the color! Sage green is incredibly popular at the moment and is making its appearance on kitchen walls, cabinet doors, and beyond.
And designers are majorly loving the hue, too. "Shades of green, especially sage, are great to use in the kitchen, as they allow for creative expression that doesn't overpower the space," says designer Leslie Murphy, creative director and owner of Murphy Maude Interiors. "It's such a versatile color that can be used with either warm or cool tones to create totally different atmospheres depending on your style. I like to pair sage with wood and brown tones to create a light and airy space for a nature-inspired look that brings the outdoors in."
Below, we're showcasing 21 gorgeous sage green kitchens from across the internet; maybe you'll just be inspired to jump on the bandwagon and introduce the color into your space, too.
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Paint the Island
If you have a wooden kitchen island, why not paint it for some extra flair? This green, while slightly different from the green used on the nearby cabinets, is ultra fresh and cheerful—exactly the mood we need when spending long hours meal prepping!Continue to 2 of 21 below.
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Take to the Paneling
Paneled walls are stunning on their own, but they look even more beautiful when painted. This kitchen organization station is nice and polished with a coat of sage green.Continue to 3 of 21 below.
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Pair Sage and Wood
Sage green cabinets pair wonderfully with wooden countertops for a farmhouse inspired look in this kitchen.Continue to 4 of 21 below.
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Grab Green Appliances
Love green? This kitchen features light sage walls, of course, but why not take things a step further by picking out appliances that bear the hue? They'll make your kitchen look even more cohesive, and plus, they may even make everyday routines feel a bit more fun.Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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Try This Sleek Setup
Gone are the days of bulky, strangely colored appliances and in are sleek, ultra functional fridges and freezers in majorly on-trend hues. We love this sage green system that blends in with the kitchen cabinets perfectly.Continue to 6 of 21 below.
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Keep the Walls Bare
With walls as pretty as these sage green beauties, there's no need to hang art or decor if that's not your style. Minimalists may enjoy choosing a favorite paint color and letting it be—and we personally think sage is an unbeatable option.Continue to 7 of 21 below.
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Mix and Match With Bold Colors
On the other hand, maximalists will love working all of the color and pattern into their cooking space! For a bold touch, why not add a sage green accent wall? This one really pops against the bold cabinetry.Continue to 8 of 21 below.
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Don't Neglect the Under-Island Area
If you're repainting the kitchen, don't stop at just the cabinets—here, sage green paint under the island adds a special touch. It's all in the details!Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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Yes, you can love sage green and be majorly into more dramatic decor, too! Note how nicely sage green pairs with black seating. This combo is the best of both worlds.Continue to 10 of 21 below.
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Add Charming Cottage Flair
Bring cozy cottage style to your kitchen with a dose of sage green as we see here. The color pairs wonderfully with simple whites and off-whites for a charming, country-inspired look.Continue to 11 of 21 below.
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Embrace the Best of Both Worlds
If you're not ready to go all in with sage, painting just the bottom cabinets in the kitchen can still make a major impact. Just make sure that the top cabinets are painted in a color that pairs nicely with the hue. White, as seen here is an excellent choice, as is gray or light blue, to name a few other picks.Continue to 12 of 21 below.
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Don't Forget a Wreath
A beautiful white wreath is the perfect accent piece for this lovely sage cabinet. Wreaths, regardless of the season, always make for simple yet cheerful pieces of kitchen decor.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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Let the Sun Shine In
This sunny kitchen is painted a soft shade of sage green for an ultra calming, all natural touch.Continue to 14 of 21 below.
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Include Natural Elements
While this kitchen design is nice and mod, wooden stools add a storied, vintage touch to the space. Plus, they bring in a touch of nature to this already green-filled space. If you're a woodworker, you could even DIY stools like these all on your own.Continue to 15 of 21 below.
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Try an Accent Wall
If you're unable to alter your kitchen cabinets, there are still plenty of ways to bring sage green into your cooking space. We love the idea of adding a sage green accent wall to the breakfast nook, for example.Continue to 16 of 21 below.
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This little kitchen nook is made even sweeter with the addition of a tiled wall behind it. The light browns of the tiles pair wonderfully with this soft sage.Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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If your cabinet doors feature a bit of pattern like the ones shown above, paint will only make them pop more. A simple sage green hue adds lots of oomph to this mod kitchen.Continue to 18 of 21 below.
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Leather stools look nice and sleek pulled up underneath this sage green island. If you love midcentury modern style, leather or faux leather furniture (yes, even in the kitchen!) is always the answer.Continue to 19 of 21 below.
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Illuminate your sage green kitchen with lighting that is way more exciting than your standard builder grade fixture. The gold in this contemporary chandelier looks excellent alongside the green hue. A simple upgrade like this can really make all the difference in a space.Continue to 20 of 21 below.
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Sage tiles add a European touch to this kitchen and are extremely elegant. If you're a renter, you can always look for removable tiling to get the same sort of look for less.Continue to 21 of 21 below.
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Paint a dining bench sage green to match your cabinets and pull it on over to your breakfast nook to add some color there, too. Whether you opt for a piece with storage or go for a plain wooden bench that you jazz up using your DIY skills, you can't go wrong!