Why Green & Wood Kitchen Designs Are The Perfect Combo For Your Home

Dark green cabinets and gold fixtures in a white kitchen

By Leanne

💚Go green in the kitchen and be inspired by nature’s colour palette…

Pairing green with wood creates a harmonious and inviting atmosphere, especially in kitchens. Green brings a sense of freshness and vitality, that reminds us of nature, while wood adds warmth and organic texture.

Together, they evoke a feeling of balance and connection to the outdoors, making the kitchen a welcoming space for cooking and gathering. Additionally, green promotes a sense of tranquillity, perfect for creating a serene environment in the heart of the home, while wood adds timeless elegance and a touch of rustic charm. This combination not only enhances the kitchen’s aesthetic appeal but also promotes a sense of well-being and comfort in the space.

7 Beautiful green and wood kitchen design ideas

1.  Combine green cabinetry with a wood island

kitchen with sage green cabinets and wood island
Kitchen by @oakdesignproject / Photographer: @acbatog
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Sage green is a huge colour trend at the moment, it’s a muted take on the green classic kitchen. The beauty of this shade is that you can use it with light or dark wood accents, depending on the style you’re looking to achieve. In the kitchen design above, the lovely walnut colour island warms the space, along with the gold handle detail on the cabinets.

2. Dark green country kitchen and wood dining table

Dark green country kitchen and wood dining table
Kitchen by @fayes_homestyle – using Card Room Green by Farrow & Ball 

Combine the dark grey green of this F&B paint with light wood flooring, marble countertops, and white walls for a fresh kitchen design. This colour combination is great for a country kitchen, especially with shaker cabinets and a rustic dining table set that completes the look. 

3. Elegant forest green cabinets and wood beams

Elegant forest green cabinets and wood beams 
Kitchen by @secondnaturekitchens

If you love rich and dark colours, why not consider forest green for your kitchen cabinets? When paired with white and light wood tones, you can create a serene space that looks contemporary and sophisticated, without being too dark and closed in. See the design above, which uses wood accents and white walls to allow the eyes to draw up, which makes that space feel open and bigger. 

4. Dark green cabinets and parquet wood flooring

Dark green cabinets and parquet wood flooring
Kitchen by @homes_by_hannah_b

This kitchen combination creates a stunning visual contrast that adds depth and sophistication to the space. The rich green kitchen cabinets add a sense of drama and elegance, while the intricate patterns of the parquet flooring introduce texture and visual interest. Together, they strike a balance between boldness and warmth, creating a cozy yet classic look in the kitchen. 

5. Dark green cabinets and gold fixtures in a white kitchen

Dark green cabinets and gold fixtures in a white kitchen
Kitchen by @our_spreadsheet_reno

In a white kitchen, dark green cabinets paired with gold fixtures create a stunning contrast that brings a sense of sophistication and luxury. The deep, rich tones of the green cabinets add depth and drama against the white walls, while the gold fixtures introduce a touch of opulence and glamour. This combination brings together elements of classic and contemporary design, striking a perfect balance between timeless elegance and modern flair. 

6. Green cabinets and wall tiles, with warm wood flooring

green cabinets and walls with warm wood flooring
Kitchen by @meglonerganinteriors

This colour and material combination creates a cozy and inviting atmosphere in the kitchen. Using various shades of green evokes a sense of tranquillity and connection to nature, promoting a calming ambience. The light green metro tiles provide a subtle contrast to the deeper green cabinets, adding visual interest without overpowering the space. Meanwhile, the warm tones of the wood flooring infuse the kitchen with a sense of warmth and comfort, grounding the design and enhancing its welcoming feel. 

7. Green and dark wood cabinets against marble splash wall

Green and dark wood cabinets against marble splash wall
Kitchen by @middlesexmarble and @devolkitchens

Green kitchen cabinets paired with white and black marble countertops create a sophisticated and timeless look, especially when complemented by dark wood wall cabinetry. The green cabinets add a refreshing pop of colour, infusing the kitchen with vibrancy and personality. The white and black marble worktops provide a striking contrast, balancing the boldness of the green cabinets with their elegant veining and luxurious appearance. Additionally, the dark wood wall cabinetry adds depth and richness to the space, grounding the design and creating a sense of warmth and coziness. Together, these elements create a harmonious and stylish kitchen that seamlessly blends modernity with classic charm.

8. Olive green cabinets with dark wood dining table and white walls

Olive green cabinets with dark wood dining table and white walls
Kitchen by @homewardesign

Olive green cabinets paired with dark wood go well together for a sooting kitchen scheme. The earthy tones of the olive green cabinets connect us to nature, while the dark wood table adds warmth and depth to the space. Against the backdrop of white tiles, this combination creates a refreshing contrast that highlights the natural beauty of each element and makes the space feel like a summer European hideaway.

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