28 Stunning Brown Kitchen Cabinet Ideas You’ll Love

Brown Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

In this article, I would like to support an antithesis about brown kitchen cabinets:  I disagree that brown cabinets are old-fashioned. In brown kitchen cabinet ideas, the interior designer mostly uses different shades of brown in the kitchen. The stains, the coating techniques, the mimicking, and the paints impact brown cabinets. 

Light Brown Kitchen Cabinets Stainless Steel Appliances Beige Backsplash Space Ceiling Walls

Photo Credit | Johnston Design Group

Tudor Style Interior Home Design embraces a contemporary kitchen: High ceilings windows, warm burnt bamboo soft brown cabinets, Titanium granite countertops, tempered glass, crescent moon cut raised breakfast bar connected to a kitchen island, and narrow cone milky amber kitchen pendants melt in the same pot to make the homeowner dream true. 

Brown Kitchen Cabinets Dark Brown Cabinets Lively Feel Warmth Kitchen Design Many Shades

Photo Credit | Bailey’s Cabinets

Modern farmhouse design with rustic coffee brown cabinets. The wall cabinets have chicken wire cabinet doors and the wine rack cabinet is picked as wall mounted. The white countertops seem invisible and emphasize the cabinet color. 

Brown Cabinetry Dark Wood Kitchen Cabinets Granite Countertops Natural Light Dark Shades

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Jacobean stain birch cabinets with chunky white honeycomb backsplash and granite countertop. Simple and welcoming. 

Dark Cabinets Flat Panel Cabinets Wooden Cabinets Contemporary Kitchen Grey Walls Small Kitchen

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Hazelnut stains on cherry cabinets have a great brown cabinet look. The marble looks full high backsplash and smoke gray countertop performs the best dance with the cabinets in a modern kitchen design

Brown Upper Dark Components Overhead Lighting Contemporary Style Dark Colors Kitchen Ideas

Photo Credit | Gray Point Homes

Coffee stain brown cabinets and thick cream Cambria countertops and filigree portobello polished marble tiles provide a classic doable kitchen remodeling trio. 
Intense Appearance Design Ideas Entire Kitchen Perfect Shade Match Colors Two Islands

Photo Credit | J.Thomas Kitchens

The orient express is in your kitchen: Sherwin Williams Turkish Coffee color brown cabinets, Taj Mahal quartzite countertops, burnt bamboo kitchen flooring are great kitchen design elements. 

Brown Cabinets Undermount Sink Brown Kitchen Eat In Kitchen Home Renovation Herringbone Pattern Walls

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Falling in love with the eclectic kitchen design: Waterfall edge kitchen island with Cambria Swanbridge, walnut cabinets with natural stain and, white subway backsplash tiles, Shou sugi ban style charred cedar hardwood flooring, mirrored globe kitchen pendants, and industrial design breakfast bar chairs…  

Light Brown Kitchen Cabinets Stainless Steel Appliances Light Wood Floor Gray Walls

Photo Credit | Stoddard Construction & Design Inc

Modern farmhouse kitchen with rustic chestnut cabinets honed titanium granite countertops, and honed titanium granite island top, coffered ceiling, and copper range hood. Adorable design

Dark Brown Kitchen Cabinet Ideas Grey Walls Flat Panel Cabinets Space Countertops

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IKEA dark Ramsjo cabinets are still my favorite, even though they were discontinued. The dark blackish-brown tone is very well defined and your interior designer can imitate this color. The white and dark brown combo always turns out great. 

Brown Acrylic Cabinets Quartz Countertops White Walls Brown Kitchen

Photo Credit | Woodmaster Kitchens

Let shine go into your kitchen by having colonial gold granite countertops and colonial granite island tops and glossy glass subway tiles in a traditional brown kitchen design

Dark Brown Cabinets Kitchen Cabinets Walls Countertops

Photo Credit | Allen Irvin – Designer

A new black color is submitted into my favorites: Farrow and Ball Off Black have a pinch of brown and blue inside.  It is not very sharp and blends well with white countertops, natural wood look colors, and is embellished with stainless steel appliances. If there is plenty of kitchen light, this color will show its shine and active interaction with the environment. 

Stainless Steel Appliances Light Brown Cabinets Cambria Quartz Countertops Dark

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Traditional kitchen design finds the best pair ever, dark brown cabinets and white Cambria Brittanica. In a modern chalet design house with trapezoid windows. 

Brown Kitchen Cabinets Light Brown Cabinets Space Stainless Steel Appliances Grey Walls

Photo Credit | YZDA | Yoshida + Zanon Design Atrium

Eclectic kitchen design is redefined with brown glossy finish wall cabinets and brown matte finish base cabinets. Country kitchen style brick backsplash, elongated modern sink, and futuristic kitchen pendants are completing the puzzles. 

Brown Kitchen Cabinets Dark Brown Kitchen Design Stainless Steel Appliances Ceiling 1

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Craftsman design kitchen style with bold and rich contrast. Soft dark brown cabinetry and MTO0134 Modern, 4×8 Subway Brown Semi-Glossy Glass with alabaster grout and Arctic White quartz countertop under the daylight in an elegant kitchen. The details are spoken such as crown molding, built-in open shelves on the side of the kitchen island, matching range hood, and patterned layout ceramic flooring. 

Dark Brown Kitchen Cabinets Brown Acrylic Cabinets White Countertops Unique Outcome Open Concept Kitchen

Photo Credit | Tara Benet Design

Modern kitchen design with beautiful yellow-mid brown cabinets from Farrow and Ball, The Tuck Room Door. White and this brown taste like a cup of latte in the kitchen. Plain but tasty… 

Light Brown Cabinets Quartz Countertops Recessed Panel Cabinets Spacious Kitchen Brick Walls Neutral Color

Photo Credit | Bailey’s Cabinets

Distressed brown maple cabinets with natural slate subway backsplash and white counters. Warm colors warm the hearts. 

Dark Wood Cabinets White Cabinets Light Wooden Floor Light Colored Cabinets Brown 1

Photo Credit | New Generation Home Improvements

Traditional kitchen design always rocks! Brown kitchen cabinets with shaker cabinet doors, two-tone countertops, glass subways tiles, and wood-look ceramic large rectangle floor tiles are the essential elements. Calming and charming…

Brown Cabinets Bold Color Accents White Walls Eat In Kitchen Muted Tones Small Island

Photo Credit | Allied Kitchen, Bath, Home and Outdoor Living

Futuristic kitchen design with Kona stains over maple wood cabinets, three-dimensional white large square backsplash tiles and brown, white, and gray modern pattern tiles, white countertops and large format porcelain floor tiles are all matching with stainless steel appliances. 

Blue Walls White Countertop Dark Red White Backsplash Grey Color Brown Color Kitchen Space

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Delicatus Brown granite countertops and vintage brown cabinets in a craftsman kitchen design with white glass backsplash. Immensely elegant and sophisticated. 

Dark Brown Cabinets Beige Backsplash Brown Kitchen Cabinet Lower Cabinets Space Ceiling

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Transitional kitchen with espresso cabinets and cream backsplash tile. The layering is completed by large-format travertine floor tiles. 

Open Concept Kitchen Brown Cabinets Ceiling Space Walls Brown Color Undermount Sink

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Clean and neat lines in a craftsman kitchen design by having a cappuccino maple cabinet which is a popular mid-tone brown, Arctic White quartz countertops and island tops, gray glass subway backsplash, and natural stain hickory flooring. Endearing design. 

Brown Cabinets LIght Wood Floor Grey Walls Brown Kitchen Quartz White Countertops Ceiling

Photo Credit | Powell Homes & Renovations

Sherwin Williams urbane bronze is such a great color that has a chameleon effect in your kitchen. Surface mimicking is very trendy for kitchen cabinet painting. Here it has been provided with weathered matt cabinets. The paint color goes from gray to brown by changing the light hues… As a thumb of rule, white countertops and white backsplash tile, and stainless steel appliances are the best friends of the brown cabinets. Hatts off trendy design. 

Dark Brown Kitchen Cabinets Brown Cabinetry Granite Countertops Blue Walls White Walls

Photo Credit | Divada Kitchens Inc

Two thumbs up design by using gorgeous Typhoon Bordeaux granite as a full high backsplash, countertop, and island top in two-tone kitchen cabinets. Red Mahogany stained cherry cabinets and antique white island base cabinets. Rich and satisfying…

Dark Brown Kitchen Cabinets White Quartz Countertops Light Wooden Floor

Photo Credit | Sterling Custom Homes

Envying kitchen design. I would like to shake the designer’s hands strongly to show my appreciation. Working with the curves is not easy at all. Half-moon coffered ceiling, arched doors, crescent moon island top with raised breakfast bar curved edge, and curved corner butcher block style island have all an artisan touch. The color selection is just right to show off the design elements. I still have a FOMO ( fear of missing out)….. Did I miss something? 

Dark Brown Cabinets Stainless Steel Appliances White Cabinets Undermount Sink White Countertops

Photo Credit | Adaptive Building Solutions

Time to celebrate the designer’s subtle sense of humor in the kitchen design! At first sight, the bold-looking leathered finish Brown Fantasy granite island top is taking the attention. In the meantime, the soft stained brown cabinets steal the heart. This is called real success. 

Light Brown Cabinets Stainless Steel Appliances Dark Walls Green Countertops

Photo Credit | Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects

Such a compact kitchen with lovely light brown oak cabinets, and Costa Esmeralda granite countertops. The combination of green and natural oak color carries the happiness and finger pull cabinet doors infuse the minimalism. A trendy and ergonomic kitchen remodeling idea!

Light Brown Cabinets Brown Kitchen Cabinets White Cabinets Ceiling Stainless Steel Appliances


Natural ash-stained hickory cabinets and two-tone countertops in a transitional kitchen design. Dreamy …

Dark Brown Cabinets Stainless Steel Appliances Brown Kitchen Open Concept Kitchen

Photo Credit | Main Line Kitchen Design

Brown kitchen cabinets are never faded! Brown color can make a balance in between any light soft pastel color and helps the homeowners budget for easy kitchen remodeling. Change the countertop, add the matchstick backsplash and replenish the floor with wood look ceramic tiles are all the homeowner’s list.

What Makes Brown Kitchen Cabinets Unique?

Color:  The color brown has warm and cold tones. Both can be used in kitchen design and kitchen remodeling and the results are astonishing. The trendy dark brown which has a tint of blue and brown inside is named soft black. It can be found in different paint brands. The trendy light brown is also burnt bamboo which is used in sustainable kitchen design and minimalist kitchen design ideas. 
Countertop Selection: The trick is if the white countertop is picked, both warm and cold brown cabinets reach the summit and stand there proudly. If the warm browns have priority this time countertop color will be the variant. I would say as a color black, gray, green, and beige countertops are the most matching with brown cabinets. 
Backsplash Selection: To show the beauty of the brown cabinets, a glossy glass backsplash is the best. The colors of the backsplash can either be white tone or matching brown with cabinets and using the lighter color grout. 
Budget: Brown cabinet owners are always lucky budget-wise in the remodeling process since the cabinet covers 45% of the remodeling project. 

Kitchen Design Styles Matching With Brown Cabinets

Traditional Kitchen Design, Transitional Kitchen Design, Contemporary Kitchen Design, Farmhouse Kitchen Design, Rustic Kitchen Design,  French Country Kitchen Design, Eclectic Kitchen Design, Minimalist Kitchen Design, and Industrial Kitchen Design are all matched with brown kitchen cabinet ideas. 

Brown Kitchen Cabinet Ideas With Stainless Steel Appliances

Hope you like the best picks of mine and enjoy having brown, Some useful tips are hidden under the pictures.