Greige kitchen cabinets? There is something innately comforting about using greige in the kitchen.
First of all, greige is just a made up color, of course! Somewhere between the paint everything gray trend in the 2000s, and the backlash to the recent all bright white kitchen obsession, the in-between color greige trend was born. Soothing, moody at times, and sophisticated always, I am finding myself preferring taupe kitchen cabinets over the classic white.
If 2020 was a year that took everyone by surprise, 2021 is going to be an anything goes year. So yes, why not a made up color for the hottest kitchen trend!
Greige Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors
I put together a list of my favorite 12 greige paint colors, as well as gathered 23 gorgeous greige kitchen cabinet ideas to inspire you. Enjoy!
Greige Kitchen Cabinets In Photos
One of the reasons greige kitchens might be trending in popularity is that greige goes beautifully with brass, with marble, with warm wood, with crisp white quartz or white walls – complimenting all the good things we are loving right now.
Greige paint is neutral, and like most neutrals it is flexible! Not cold or stark like a bad gray paint job, and not as stifling warm as beige. You could also call many of these taupe kitchen cabinets.
Taupe Kitchen Cabinets With Wood Open Shelving
via: Jenna Sue Design
Greige paint colors somehow fall between cozy and fresh feeling at the same time. It’s that happy medium between warm and cool.
Benjamin Moore Strand of Pearls: The Prettiest Taupe Kitchen Cabinets
Via Monika Hibbs
Benjamin Moore Strand of Pearls is a warm paint color, but still bright and clean. Almost luminescent, this is a go to paint if you’re looking to give your kitchen cabinets a switch from the typical white, but nothing over the top!
Farrow & Ball Strong White: The Lightest Greige
Via: Emily Henderson Design
Emily’s kitchen cabinets are painted Strong White, by Farrow and Ball. Strong white is a fresh, pretty greige. How great does the brass look against the soft taupey color? These greige kitchen cabinets look almost white from a distant- but next to a crisp white you see that they are an earthy greige.
Dunn Edwards Shady: The Perfect Gray Beige Paint Making Greige Kitchen Cabinets
Via: Amber Interiors
Amber painted her clients’ gorgeous kitchen Dunn Edwards Shady, a warm mushroom colored grey. How stinking beautiful are these choices – and the putty colored cabinets against the Calacatta marble, the warm barstools, and the antiqued brass hardware. Yummy.
Langdon Dove by California Paints
Via: Lily Pad Cottage
Much more of a mushroom color, these cabinets are painted Langdon Dove by California Paints. It’s a putty, warm color and looks beautiful with the black accents. Very cozy and earthy.
One of my favorite kitchens on Instagram, she had her cabinets painted Repose Gray
Benjamin Moore Natural Cream: A Beige Sort of Greige Paint
These lower cabinets are painted Benjamin Moore Natural Cream. This greige paint is heavy on the beige side, and they look beautiful alongside wood.
Via: Jenny Komeda
Jenny has a beautiful instagram feed and took us along as she worked on house updates, including picking out Benjamin Moore, Natural Cream paint for her beautiful greige kitchen cabinets.
Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter
via: Studio McGee
The greige kitchen cabinets are painted Revere Pewter by Benjamin Moore. This shade never gets old!
Revere Pewter, by Benjamin Moore, is one of the more popular light warm grays. This classic greige looks great with darker hardware!
Farrow & Ball Purbeck Stone: A Gray Beige Paint
Natasha had these cabinets painted Farrow and Ball Purbeck Stone. This earthy gray beige paint shade looks so lovely with all the natural wood, and can look modern or traditional.
I noticed the designer also mixed nickel and brass together – an interesting move that looks stunning, obviously, and totally works. Don’t overthink!
Custom Greige: Light Grey Supermatte
via: Coco & Jack
Would you believe that is an Ikea kitchen? Yes, truly. These cabinets are from semihandmade.com where they work with Ikea cabinets. The paint color on the cabinets you see in the photo is their Light Grey Supermatte. Mixed with a vintage door and it looks (and technically is?) custom.
Kraftmaid Cabinets in Mushroom
Via: Jenna Sue Design
I had to include two of these shots of her kitchen because it is just so lovely. Her cabinets are a darker side of griege, and are the Kraftmaid Durham Maple Square in Mushroom. It has a beautiful autumn vibe with those leaves in the vase.
Taupe Cabinets at the Stafford House, Kensington Gray the Stafford House
Image of The Stafford House
Some of these images have been seen again and again but the greige on the cabinets is just so gorgeous I couldn’t withhold them from this post. Also please note – the faucet is nickel and the hardware is an antiqued brass, and it works. I think sometimes people get caught up on details like this and need to see a visual of how it all works together.
More from the Stafford House below, these cabinets are all painted Kensington Taupe, a signature color from Stafford House. You can’t find this shade at a big box store.
Thinking about painting? See my blue-gray kitchen island painted Sherwin Williams Krypton here.
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