Blue Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
One of today’s hottest trends in kitchen design is the use blue cabinets. This is widely due to the versatility of the color as well as its ability to be dressed up or down depending upon the environment in which it is used. Blue is not only being used throughout an entire kitchen, but shades of blue are also being introduced as an accent color for kitchen islands. The huge range of blue tones available makes it easy to choose a hue that would complement other aspects of your kitchen. Whether you opt for navy blue, powder blue, royal or shades of blue and grey, there is the flexibility in finding the perfect hue for your own kitchen.
When choosing the perfect shade of blue for your cabinets, it’s important to note that the light quality, photo editing, and monitor settings can all affect the way a color looks, so be sure to test large samples in your kitchen before committing to a color!
If you are presently researching different kitchen cabinet options, I have created posts on green, white, cream and black kitchen cabinets as well as kitchen blacksplash and farmhouse kitchen cabinet ideas.
Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
A Striking Two-Toned Kitchen with Brass Accents
Image courtesy of Marth O’Hara
This two-toned kitchen was designed by Gabriela Laboy, lead interior designer for Martha O’Hara Interiors in Minneapolis. After moving to a sprawling two-story in the suburbs, the clients found their spacious kitchen felt disconnected from the rest of the home as well as being much too traditional for their modern tastes.
To solve these problems, the designer removed two existing walls to help connect the nearby dining and living spaces and created a beautiful chef’s kitchen with a statement-making wall of built-in cabinets painted a bold navy blue. A sliding library ladder adds charm and function for hard-to-reach areas, while accents of warm brass and crisp white cabinets on the other side balance the room’s new personality. Gabriela says she designed this kitchen four years ago, but the style remains fresh — and people continue to ask for it. Despite the contrast, the blue acts like a neutral here, Gabriela says.
A Dark Blue Built-In with Espresso Machine and Brass Details
Image courtesy of Jean Stoffer Design
This well-appointed built-in cabinet dark blue cabinet has open shelving that features a contrasting white backsplash with square tiles and is illuminated by a brass picture light.
A Two-Toned Pantry with Horizontal Wall Tiles
Image courtesy of JK Interior Living
A farmhouse-style pantry with two-toned cabinets, horizontal marble wall tiles, hammered metal sink with a polished brass gooseneck faucet.
Navy Blue Shaker Cabinets with Brass Hardware
Image courtesy of DeVOL Kitchens
These DeVOl Shaker cupboards are painted in DeVOL’s Pantry Blue with a Carrara marble worktop and under-mounted copper sinks. The room is completely fitted and features tongue and groove backboards. The richness of the dark blue paintwork and skirting gives it a very bespoke feel.
Moody Blue Kitchen Cabinets Contrast Perfectly with Warm Wood Tones
Image courtesy of Heidi Caillier Design
Designed by Heidi Caillier, this kitchen is a moody masterpiece. The wooden counters and backsplash keep the space warm and casual while the inky blue paint makes for an intimate and cozy atmosphere, both of which are perfect for a modern farmhouse environment.
A Large Open Concept Kitchen with Navy Blue Shaker Cabinets
Image courtesy of Jean Stoffer Designer
An open dark blue kitchen featuring floor-to-ceiling navy blue shaker cabinets fitted with stainless steel appliances, white quartz countertops, four black, and white backless counter stools, and a large blue island.
A Bold & Timeless Kitchen with Navy Cabinets
Image courtesy of Jean Stoffer Design
For bold yet timeless inspiration, look no further than this beautiful kitchen designed by Jean Stoffer that boasts navy cabinets and blue subway tiles that keep the color palette simplified while adding interest with a variety of textures. Sticking to lower cabinets only allows plenty of wall space for featured wall tile, artwork, expansive windows, and open shelving for displays.
A Sophisticated Kitchen with High Ceilings, Wood Beams & Dark Cabinets
Image courtesy of Amber Interiors
This stunning home was designed by Amber Lewis of Amber Interiors for Emily Current of the EMILY + MERRITT brand. Amber’s team managed to transform the kitchen in a matter of months with the key design decision being to update the cabinetry, change the flooring, repaint the walls using Sherwin Williams in ‘Pure White’, and provide a new layout for the pantry and refrigerator.
A Modern, Elevated & Playful Kitchen with Blue Cabinets
Image courtesy of Mindy Gayer
Mindy Gayer’s San Francisco clients were drawn to more contemporary and modern lines for their furniture and decor. This kitchen space reflects this while also being equal parts elevated and playful. A patterned kitchen runner rug and lots of layered textures add warmth to the space. Unlacquered brass hardware adds a pretty pop of sheen.
A Navy Blue Island Base adds Elegant Contrast
Image courtesy of Benchmark Home Improvements
This striking kitchen island adds character and dimension to an elegant kitchen with white cabinets, warm wood flooring, and silver hardware and lighting.
Spacious White Kitchen with Navy Blue Kitchen Island
Image courtesy of Pure Salt Interiors
A spacious blue and white kitchen featuring woven stools, a light wood floor, a blue kitchen island, and white quartz countertops.
A Kitchen Designed with an Eye for Detail
Image courtesy of Jean Stoffer
A beautifully designed kitchen with innovative cabinets, plenty of texture, and well-balanced use of blue and white.
Blue-Grey Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
A Bright Farmhouse Kitchen with Blue Island & White Tile Backsplash
Image courtesy of CLOTH & KIND
White walls, cabinetry, and countertops capture the bright, natural light of the room making this sunny kitchen the perfect compliment to a farmhouse home. A blue island brings in a comforting color accent and creates an attractive backdrop behind natural wood bar stools.
Stylish Santa Rosa Kitchen with Exposed Wood Ceiling
Image courtesy of Lauren Nelson Design
Rich hues of blue, black and cream combine with warm wooden details in this large chef’s kitchen that are brimming with style. An oversized marble-topped island offers plenty of eat-in seating, while a combination of cabinets, drawers and open shelving provides storage for the space. This contemporary kitchen features warm blue-gray cabinetry and an exposed cathedral wood beam ceiling. Continuing the warm theme, the hanging wrought iron and glass chandeliers add a sophisticated feel.
A Sophisticated and Elegant Kitchen/Dining Area with Blue Cabinets
Image courtesy of Dawn Reeves Design
This open-concept kitchen and dining area has two-tone cabinets, light wood flooring, and a dining room table that has a subtle texture.
A 1920’s Tudor Style Home with a Light Blue Island
Image courtesy of Whittney Parkinson
Instead of completely revamping the home, Whittney Parkinson blended the old and new. Fortunately, the homeowners also shared a passion for maintaining the original makeup of this home. And, because of the historical significance of this dwelling, they would have had to get approval from the local historical society before making any changes to the exterior, so there were no major adjustments done to the structure.
“The renovation of the home’s original kitchen was by far the most significant undertaking during this extensive project, as this space was nearly doubled in size, thanks to an existing breakfast nook that was used to expand the width of this room. As for the furnishings, the minimalist beige cabinetry was a direct nod to the utilitarian aesthetic of a European kitchen from the 1920s, says Parkinson.
Much like the design process of the bedroom, design inspiration for the kitchen stemmed from notable television series—in this case, Downton Abbey and Peaky Blinders. Some design elements that were considered, thanks to these shows, include exposed hinges, corbels, inset cabinetry, subway tiles, and an oversized beadboard.” ~ House Beautiful
A Sleek and Modern Kitchen with Marble Backsplash & Blue Island
Image courtesy of Haven Design & Construction
This beautiful home in San Antonio, Texas, was newly renovated and fully furnished by Haven Design and Construction. The husband and wife, contractor, and designer team of Armando Valdez & Jana Valdez, work together to design and renovate dream homes for their clients. The kitchen, living room, and breakfast areas are the perfect spots for entertaining with ample comfortable seating. The large open room is anchored on each end with striking book-matched marble slabs on the fireplace wall and the kitchen backsplash.
Royal Blue Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Double Blue Kitchen Islands in a Large Farmhouse Kitchen
Image courtesy of Wren Kitchens
No matter how large your kitchen is, you can never have enough storage. With a double island, you’ll have twice the amount of storage and counter space as well as more room for appliances too.
Light Blue Kitchen Cabinets
Powder Blue Kitchen Cabinets
Image courtesy of Michelle Gage Interior Design
This light blue and white kitchen designed by Michelle Gage, of Michelle Gage Interior Design, evokes a sense of calm with its soothing shades and pristine white gas range, a stylish departure from the stainless fridge and dishwasher. The balance of blue and stark white plays up the natural lighting and makes the space feel large and airy.
“When it comes to color, interior designer Michelle Gage practices what she preaches: Her and her husband’s bright blue kitchen is the first piece of proof—the fact that the space was nearly a deep green is the second. But choosing this particular hue—a process that, the pro admits, was “pretty tricky”—didn’t happen in a vacuum. “We had visited the English countryside a year or so before designing this space and fell in love with the powder blue kitchen in the house we stayed. We wanted to bring that vibe home with us,” she tells Martha Stewart Living.
“Selecting the cheerful hue was one thing—executing it in a way that felt balanced and fresh was another. She integrated sleek appliances and finishes, incorporating a gray marble to fend off color overload. The end result is one that will make you rethink your own neutral space.
Gage’s kitchen is colorful and calming—not overly-bright and overwhelming. Achieving this balance was a goal she set early on in the project. As for how she pulled it off? “We toned down the powerful color of the cabinets with simple finishes in the other selections. For example, the matte black Kohler fixtures kept the space shine-free (as opposed to metallic with a brass or nickel),” she explains. “The Caesarstone countertop was the perfect shade of gray (Georgia Bluffs); we strategically chose to continue that onto the backsplash for a fluid look. Adding another element—a tile for example—could have appeared cluttered, which wasn’t the vibe we wanted in here.”
A Serene Kitchen with Light Grey-Blue Cabinets
Image courtesy of Lewis Remodeling
A serene and inviting kitchen designed by Lewis Remodeling with warm wood floors, pale grey-blue cabinets, and white subway tiles.
Modern Farmhouse Kitchens with Blue Cabinets
Image courtesy of Marriane Simon Design
This elegant and feminine kitchen was designed by Marriane Simon. Although it has more of a coastal style design, I have included it shows the beauty that can be accomplished through the use of color in a kitchen. A county or farmhouse feel could easily be achieved by swapping out the art print.
A Stunning Large Modern Farmhouse Kitchen in Contrasting White & Blue
Image courtesy of O’Brien Harris Fine Fitted Furniture
This magnificent modern farmhouse kitchen has a large expanse of window providing for natural sunlight. The contrasting white cabinets complement the shades of blue found in the countertops, range hood, and kitchen stools. It’s elegant, sophisticated and packs plenty of country charm.
A Two-Toned Kitchen with Pale Blue Cabinets
Image courtesy of Dawn Reeves Design
Pale blue cupboards and light wood flooring complement each other perfectly in this bright and open kitchen.
Mixed Metals in a Kitchen with Blue Accents
Image courtesy of Whittney Parkinson Design
A kitchen designed by Whittney Parkinson with mixed metals. Whittney feels that brasses should generally be the same hue, and she always pairs polished nickel instead of chrome with a brass. Polished nickel has a warmer undertone, that speaks more naturally than the cool tones of chrome.
A Detroit Show Home in Soft Blue and White
Image courtesy of Jean Stoffer
A beautiful kitchen designed by Jean Stoffer with high gloss cabinets that make a statement. Over recent years high gloss cabinets have become increasingly popular due to their spectacular light reflecting visual appearance.
A Modern Queen Anne Victorian Dream Home
Image courtesy of Lauren Nelson Design
Photographed by Seth Smoot, interior design by Lauren Nelson Design, and styled by Kendra Smoot.
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