Our 5 Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Colors





Starting a kitchen makeover or sprucing up your cabinets naturally leads you to ponder over color choices. It's all about finding that perfect balance—colors that make your kitchen pop while still flowing with the vibe of your living space. Plus, you've got to love it, and so should future buyers, if that's in the cards. That's quite the tightrope to walk, but relax, we've already done the legwork for you - we talked to experienced cabinet manufacturers in New Jersey, who are familiar with the latest trends.

What is the most popular kitchen cabinet color?

Many of our top colors overlap slightly, so we simplified and combined them into color categories. Notable mention: all of our top 5 colors are maintenance free.

1. Whites

Over half of homeowners are choosing some shade of white and we see why! This finish provides a traditional kitchen cabinet look with the ability to blend with almost any decor. They are especially appealing choices for smaller kitchen spaces as the bright white finish adds light to an enclosed space, creating a feeling of spaciousness. White will also appeal to future home buyers when the time comes.




2. Natural Wood

"Home" is the first term that comes to mind when you view kitchen cabinets with a warm wood tone. The second largest percentage of kitchen customers are slipping into ‘the safe zone’ of medium wood tones. Whether you have a country, vintage, or just plain cozy style, a medium wood paired with a natural grain will make your guests feel instantly at home. Think maple or hazelnut for some of the most desirable species, as homeowners are moving away from oak.




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3. Dark Brown

Rich, chocolaty finishes have been a popular choice for decades. They provide a high-end look and work well with darker kitchen countertops, as well as stainless steel appliances. Although, unless you have an open floor plan, you may want to steer away from the darkness of brown finishes. This segment of homeowners are a select audience that is looking to create instant drama and warmth in their new kitchen design.




4. Grays

These kitchen cabinets have the perfect look for anyone who has an evolving decorative style. It blends with a lighter decor but has enough warmth to accommodate darker tones as well. It's viewed mostly as contemporary styling and will easily blend with any countertop and appliances. We found the kitchen remodeling homeowners falling into the ‘cool zone’ with gray, were those willing to ‘step out of the box’ when it comes to their décor.




5. Cherry

These cabinets offer a rich & versatile tone that works with many kitchen designs yet are just bright enough that they won't cramp a small kitchen's style. The reddish hues, as seen in the picture below, complements both wood and stone countertop surfaces alike.




6. Barnwood (Bonus Selection)

Yes, we know this is part of the '5 Most Popular' series, but we loved this one too much from last year's roundup that we couldn't bear to part with it just yet. Consider this a 'Bonus Kitchen.'

If you find the distressed look appealing, you’ll enjoy the rustic multi-toned Barnwood finish. For those with a shabby-chic motif, this is the recommended selection for you. It offers the warmth of a wood finish while still maintaining a brighter overall presentation.





Where can I find reliable cabinet manufacturers in New Jersey?

While there are a variety of kitchen cabinet door colors to choose from, these recommendations offer a guaranteed way to find cabinets that look good in any living space. And the best part? With the Kitchen Magic designers at your helm, you can kick back and look forward to the exciting enhancements your home is about to receive. For a deeper dive into our tailor-made services, just ring us up at 866-339-9099 and let's set up a free design consultation. Your home's transformation is just a call away!



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