The reason these darker shades of green have become so popular is that they pack a whole lot of color, but because of their warmer undertone, they work in so many different situations. It can be difficult to find paint colors that work well alongside honey oak cabinets and trim, darker rooms and brighter rooms, dark wood floors and light wood floors – but these darker shades of green work beautifully everywhere!
The softer shades of greens that can lean more into the blue side of things also continue to be popular, particularly as a bathroom or bedroom paint color.
It looks amazing paired with warm woods and leather, and is a color that appeals to both men and women. It’s a perfect compliment to honey oak furniture, trim and doors and adds drama and moodiness wherever it’s painted. Dunn Edwards Black Spruce Green Kitchen Cabinets via Studio McGee I don’t usually feature Dunn Edwards paint colors, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to showcase these green kitchen cabinets.
This shade of green looks perfect with the warm brass cabinet hardware and clean white countertop and backsplash. Lots of light makes this paint color really pop, but don’t be afraid to use it in a darker space to add a moody vibe, too. This is a very dark color with a subtle green that can look almost gray or blue depending on how the light hits it. I can imagine it pairing beautifully with ornate mahogany woodwork, but it works equally well in more contemporary transitional homes.
This green can lean a bit blue (look at the bottom left of the photo) depending on the lighting so definitely one to test before committing. When you think of green paint colors, Sea Salt may not be what immediately springs to mind.
Sea Salt is a beautiful fresh coastal color and has been one of Sherwin Williams’ top sellers for many years.