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Are you looking for a neutral color for your kitchen that offers warmth? A white kitchen can sometimes risk feeling too cold, and it’s difficult to clean too. But with light grey kitchen cabinets, you can keep things light but still add a warm feeling to your kitchen. The color is perfect for any type of kitchen, whether you want a contemporary, super stylish kitchen or you’re thinking of more of a vintage feel.
Grey is an excellent choice for your home interiors, and a lighter shade can keep your kitchen looking bright and airy.
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Kitchens are often white or cream, especially when you want to avoid too many dark colors. Grey might seem like a dark option that may make your kitchen look smaller. However, a light grey could be just what you’re looking for. It’s a practical color, and it can add a bit more personality to your kitchen cabinets. Some people feel that white is too sterile and doesn’t bring anything into the kitchen design. A light grey shade is on-trend, easy to pair with other accent colors, and works great with different styles of cabinets too.
Light grey is a good choice for shaker cabinets and other styles that can give you that contemporary but timeless look. It can be mixed with all types of materials, too, from wood to metal. Your light grey cabinets might be a stand-out feature of your kitchen, but you can also mix them with other elements that make your cabinets just one part of the overall design.
A great option for light gray cabinets is the Shaker Dove option:
Mixing light grey with other colors in your kitchen
Grey is a soft color, which also makes it a good alternative to black. It’s not too harsh and can be used in lots of different ways. When you’re thinking of what other colors to use in your kitchen, you could use just about anything. Like white, it can be easily mixed and matched with other shades. One option is to look at other shades of grey. Mix a light grey with a darker grey, and it can give your kitchen more depth.
You might pair light grey cabinets with white walls, but it also looks amazing with natural wood or with deep navy blue. Light grey can even look amazing with gold, brass, or copper accents. You certainly don’t have to keep things neutral. Some bright accent colors can go well with light grey too. Add some sunshine yellow to your grey kitchen, or mix in some blue or green.
Light grey kitchen cabinets in different styles
The benefit of choosing kitchen cabinets by color is that you have different styles to choose from. Our light grey cabinets come in a range of styles, with both contemporary and more traditional options available. However, you can use the cabinets that you select in any way that you want. Shaker cabinets, for example, can fit in with a modern kitchen or with a kitchen that has a vintage or timeless feel to it.
Will grey kitchen cabinets be too dark or boring?
When you hear the word “grey,” you might think of things like “boring” or “drab.” Grey clouds don’t ever spell anything good. However, grey kitchen cabinets are anything but boring. They’re currently very trendy and make a great choice for any kitchen. If you’re remodeling, they can give you the light but warm feeling that you want.
Should I choose light grey for a traditional or modern kitchen?
The versatility of light grey kitchen cabinets means that they can work for any kitchen. You can use it for a modern kitchen, with plenty of inspiration out there for contemporary grey kitchens. It also works just as well for a traditional kitchen style, whether you want to go for the farmhouse look or something else. You might also choose light grey for a mix between the two, perhaps to update a more traditional look.
What colors are best to pair with light grey?
You can pair light grey with almost any other color. It can look fantastic with other shades of grey, or it goes particularly well with other neutral colors or natural timber. Bright colors can be mixed with grey too, so explore the possibilities available to you.