The gray kitchen cabinet is one of the most popular colors you can pick for your kitchen storage unit. As one of neutral colors, gray provides many advantages you can benefit. There are also various shades of gray you can consider using. Today, we will share some options you can consider using when you decide to go gray for your kitchen cabinets.
Dark or light? That is probably the most commonly asked question when it comes to gray kitchen cabinet paint. Which hue to pick is a matter of personal preference, but remember that it can also affect the look and feel of your kitchen. For example, in your small kitchen with limited sunlight entering the room, avoid dark gray which can turn the room darker and smaller. Instead, amplify the brightness for airy feel by incorporating light gray.
At a glance, gray may appear like a straightforward color. In reality, gray is deeply influenced by blues, yellows, and reds. Therefore, the color may appear either warmer or cooler. Gray with blue undertone will look a steely shade while gray with red undertone will result in a putty tone that is similar to taupe. Use paint chips of various shades of gray and tape them on your kitchen wall, See the variations in color from one to the next so help you find one that attracts you the most. But if you buy stock cabinets and choose color from pre-determined set palette, ask the company if you can have several finish samples to bring home for a test.
Choose between paint and stain. Painted cabinets offer an even, crisp coloration which surface is easily wiped down. Painting the cabinets allow you to cover the units in an opaque gray hue. If you decide using stain instead of gray kitchen cabinet paint colors, you can see wood grain to show through the translucent finish.
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