I know, I know — a green kitchen sounds insane (and maybe conjures memories of your aunt's dated avocado one), but the color can be seriously cool. Bring the outdoors in with a vibrant kitchen that'll make you look forward to rolling up your sleeves and cooking. Maybe even doing dishes, too. From pale mint to emerald, these shades will inspire you to take your house green.
Here's you fake a green kitchen without actually having a green kitchen —paint your breakfast nook green, then tie everything together with a green rug and green plants inside the kitch.
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Traditional Shaker-style cabinets in a farmhouse kitchen feel fresh thanks to a couple coats of blue-green paint. They stand out when paired with white walls but not so much that it's jarring.
Pistachio green cabinets pick up the veining in these marble countertops. The tile on the walls adds even more shades of green.
This shade of green is funky, but also fits with the lush, green landscape outside in this Alabama home. They tied two rooms together with a similarly colored wallpaper in the dining room.
A green gingham ceiling gives a classic white kitchen personality, and it brings extremely high ceilings down to a more comfortable place. To further animate the room, the island was painted a contrasting, darker green.
A pale green blends seamlessly between the kitchen and dining area of this "Jungalow," especially when paired with the Moroccan clay tile backsplash.
Sometimes two is better than one, like in this colorful farmhouse kitchen. The table is a lighter green, while the island is a rich, deeper hue.
Use green to turn a small kitchen into a jewel box. Mahogany counters and brass hardware gleam on moss-colored cabinets, while sage wallpaper adds texture.
Get the best of both worlds by painting cabinet fronts white and adding an accent color on the back. A greenish-turquoise is perfect for a beach house.
The cabinets in the kitchen of this New York apartment are painted a bamboo leaf shade of green. Lacquering gives it even more life.
To create beautiful green cabinets for this French-inspired Texas kitchen, they started with paint and then added multiple layers of pigment and glaze to build up a crusty finish.
Mirror, stainless steel, black marble, and high-gloss green reflect light and make this small New York apartment kitchen feel bigger. Choose high gloss if you want a more luxe look than flat paint.
The grass green walls complement the center island and counter stool upholstery. Add topiaries by the sink for even more green.
Colored plaster walls and a distressed finish on the tongue-and-groove cabinetry add patina to this new California kitchen. The kitchen cabinets are new but meant to look old, with seeded glass in the doors and about six layers of paint.