14 Best Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Cabinet Colors (Stylish and Charming Options)

14 Charming cabinet color ideas for modern farmhouse kitchen. Written by : Roomdsign.com Editors | Last Updated : December 26th, 2022

Modern farmhouse is a new trend in the interior design world. It’s combining the rustic, charming retro materials with a modern twist, resulting in a sophisticated and aesthetic visual appearance.

Creating a modern farmhouse interior is quite easy, all you have to do is incorporate the natural, farmhouse element with some modern, contemporary accessories. And this is another reason why a lot of homeowners use this decorating style for their homes.

However, one of the biggest challenges with this kitchen design style is choosing the right color palette. Sure, you had to keep the majority of the element neutral as the typical farmhouse style, but at the same time, you need to add some modern accents that not only enrichen the space but also upgrade the looks of the entire space to be more up-to-date.

In this post, we will share with you based on our experiences some gorgeous modern farmhouse kitchen cabinet ideas. And as one of the largest elements inside any kitchen, surely choosing the right colors will distinguish between a mediocre kitchen with an astonishing one. Let’s get started.

14 Best Cabinet Colors for Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

White Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with white cabinets
White cabinets

White may be a simple color, but it can give a lot of different interpretations, depending on where and how you use this pure color.

In a modern farmhouse style kitchen, the white cabinets can works really well to be the modern twist that is needed to elevate and enhance the looks of the kitchen. To further boost the looks of the cabinets, combine it with glam gold or brass handles/knobs.

Cream Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with cream cabinets
Cream cabinets

Alternatively, you can go with cream or off-white. This color offers a bit more warmth that a typical pure-white, adding more charm and comfy vibe to the entire kitchen.

Actually, this option may be better than pure white if you are using white countertops or white kitchen island, as the cream cabinets will create a slightly different tone with the counters to avoid the monotonous looks, while still comes together in harmony.

Last but not least, this color also will works really well for any small kitchen.

Grayish Blue Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with grayish blue cabinets
Grayish blue cabinets

This unique shade is quite popular for modern farmhouse cabinet. The awesome combinations of deep blue with gray undertone produce a simple, elegant yet modern looks that make it become a perfect addition for any modern farmhouse decor.

For a kitchen, you can use this particular shade to paint your cabinet to bring the biggest impact. Combine it with sleek white countertops and/or white backsplash to make the grayish-blue cabinet stand out even more elegantly.

Light Coastal Blue Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with coastal blue cabinets
Coastal blue cabinets

If you are decorating your beach house using modern farmhouse style, then surely this color can be the perfect choice to paint your kitchen cabinets.

The light coastal blue not only will blend flawlessly with most neutral farmhouse elements such as wood or rustic metal but also can help soften and make those elements doesn’t look too outdated, without getting rid of their natural appearance.

Pale Green Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with pale green cabinets
Pale green cabinets

Pale green is another beautiful soft tone that work charms in modern-farmhouse environment. This calming tone offers dozen of freshness and natural feeling, without being overly loud and stark like most green.

Finish up this palette with plenty of wooden elements for a more intense farmhouse feel.

Dark Gray Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with dark gray cabinets
Dark gray cabinets

This is a great option if you need a cabinet that can strongly bring a bold end elegant looks to modernize your farmhouse kitchen. We love to use this dark gray to paint the cabinet for any kitchen that lacks of natural feeling because there are too many wooden or natural elements inside it.

For this kind of cabinet, you need to combine it with light countertop colors to get the best result.

Light Gray Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with light gray cabinets
Light gray cabinets

Of you can also go with light gray. As an ultra-neutral, light gray will easily blend in with almost any colors. So, you can mix it up with a strong or vibrant countertops or backsplash and still get a reasonable visual output.

The light gray can also lighten up your entire kitchen without making it looks boring.

Warm Gray Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with warm gray cabinets
Warm gray cabinets

Farmhouse design is well-known for its warm and welcoming ambient. To keep this vibe flowing between all of the elements of your kitchen, then you can use warm gray cabinets such as the one that we used in the picture above.

Unlike most shades of gray that tend to be more cool-toned, these unique shades provide plenty of warmth that will spread beautifully to the entire kitchen, while at the same time still having a touch of elegance as any typical gray shades.

Dark Chocolate Brown Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with chocolate brown cabinets
Chocolate brown cabinets

When it comes to farmhouse decor, brown is surely one of the best colors that can fit nicely to those styles. However, using too many brown elements will make your decor tend to be a more traditional farmhouse rather than a modern one.

So how this can be solved if you prefer brown shades for your kitchen cabinets? Obviously, you need to choose any brown shades that naturally had any modern touch, such as this dark chocolate brown.

These deep, bold shades of brown combine the natural looks with welcoming ambient as any brown shades and wrap them all in stylish modern kitchen looks. To further make it looks up-to-date, incorporate some metallic elements to the farmhouse cabinet, such as the metallic handles/knobs.

Taupe Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with taupe cabinets
Taupe cabinets

If you prefer a softer brown, then you can this beautiful shade. Taupe is soft light brown tone that comes with plenty of warmth and charming vibe that will easily lift up any kitchen.

This color works even better if you are using a lot of different wooden elements inside your kitchen, as they will share a very similar tone, resulting in a flawless appearance.

Dark Blue Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with dark blue cabinets
Dark blue cabinets

Let’s get back to blue, but this time, we go with this bold, royal touch using dark blue. Using dark blue cabinets can also be a great way to upgrade any classic farmhouse kitchen to become a modern-farmhouse one.

But since this color is quite intense, we highly recommend you to combine it with plenty of light or bright elements.

Black Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with black cabinets
Black cabinets

If you want to bring your kitchen to the next level, you may try this color for your farmhouse kitchen. The black cabinets not only provide the modern looks that we need, but they can also create a unique, non-mainstream visual appearance that can easily distinguish your kitchen from any typical modern-farmhouse kitchen.

Moreover, the black cabinets can also bring a bit of glam touch to further enhance the entire kitchen in trendy, stylish ways.

Charcoal Brown Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with charcoal brown cabinets
Charcoal brown cabinets

Another gorgeous bold shade that combine dark gray with a hint of brown undertones. Thus, even though this color may looks strong and intense, it’s still a neutral. So it can blend really well inside a modern farmhouse kitchen design.

But please make sure that your kitchen had plenty of natural lighting before decide using this color.

Light Oak Cabinets

Modern farmhouse kitchen with light oak cabinets
Light oak cabinets

For you who prefer a wooden cabinets, then light oak is a much better choice than dark wood when it comes to modern farmhouse. It still offers a lot of earthy natural looks as any typical wood, but comes in a much modern visual appearances.

There are several different kind of oak that is perfect for this job, such as Sonoma oak, French oak, or White oak.

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