Navy blue is one of the notice-me tones; it has its own personality and surely brightens a room. But have you ever thought about navy blue for kitchen cabinets? That probably sounds unlikely.
But we’re here to tell you otherwise! Instead of playing safe with the basic design, we will show you 17 inspiring ideas for brightening your kitchen with navy blue kitchen cabinets.
So, are you ready to get inspired? Once you see these wonderful ideas, you probably want to rethink the white paint you have on standby.
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1. Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets to Enhance the Beauty of an All-White Room
This is an example of decorating kitchen cabinets in navy blue. From the picture, you can see freestanding kitchen cabinets or a kitchen island painted in navy blue. Blue navy can be a perfect option for any of you who want to add some mood to your all-white room!
It looks stands out without ruining the beauty and the simplicity of the room. In fact, it makes the room, especially your kitchen look even more elegant. In addition, we also want you to take a look at some details. First, you can see the white dome pendant lights hanging from the ceiling.
These pendant lights fit the blue navy together with the white ceramic countertop. These elements complement the minimalist style and add a modern-industrial charm to the entire space.
Second, you don’t want to miss the stainless steel pulls and the kitchen faucet matched with the dishwasher. These stainless steel items give a glossy look and enhance the modern nuance of the kitchen cabinets.
Third, to your own creation, you can get one of those blue navy sinks instead of the basic one to match it with cabinets. Lastly, you can put some greenery above the countertop with matching planters to embellish the kitchen cabinets and make your kitchen feel more relaxed.
2. Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets and Dark Flooring for a Modern Kitchen
We also have another alternative for navy blue kitchen cabinets designed in a white kitchen to inspire you more! This time, you can see the entire kitchen with white cabinetry. But here, we want to point out the navy blue freestanding kitchen cabinets in the middle.
As you can see, the all-white kitchen is already gorgeous, but adding navy blue makes the whole space seem elegant while maintaining a clean and airy atmosphere.
To complement the all-white look, you can have a white marble countertop for the kitchen cabinets. This, of course, goes along nicely with the white marble wall!
Looking closely, you will notice the chevron pattern on the wall. This pattern gives more texture to the wall and emphasizes a stylish and chic sense.
Not only fit the white cabinetry, but the blue navy kitchen island also matches perfectly with the dark parquet flooring. The combination of these colors makes the kitchen seem sophisticated.
You can add the same earthy dark tone to the kitchen range hood for a more cozy and natural ambiance. Lastly, don’t forget to decorate your kitchen with some greenery for a fresh atmosphere!
3. Navy Blue Kitchen cabinets for A Minimalist Kitchen
If you’re all about simplicity, this kitchen cabinets design can be a definite choice for you. You can see navy blue and white cabinetry from the picture because obviously, you would never go wrong with these colors!
Unlike previous designs, painting the base cabinet in navy blue can be another great option, especially when you don’t have a kitchen island. When you look at the entire space, you can see three tones of color: white, navy blue, and light brown.
These colors complement each other. As the most contrasting color, navy blue suits perfectly the white tone. Looking closely, you can see the ceramic subway tile with a classic staggered stack pattern on the wall, intensifying the kitchen’s minimalist style.
At the same time, the kitchen cabinets also fit the light brown flooring. They look so natural together! This combination brings a breezy vibe to the kitchen and makes it look bright yet warm.
In addition, you can add gold accents with the golden faucets, the golden armed sconce light, also the golden pulls and knobs on the cabinets. With these elements, you will have a stylish and stunning kitchen.
4. Designing a Luxurious Kitchen with Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets
Are you dreaming of a luxurious kitchen for your house? Here, we will show you how navy blue kitchen cabinets can make your kitchen look luxurious as you wish!
As you can see, this kitchen has wall cabinets painted in white and the base cabinets painted in navy blue with a white ceramic countertop. You also notice the kitchen island is painted in the exact same color.
The combination of these colors makes your kitchen stunningly bright and clean. If you see the surroundings, the kitchen cabinetry goes really well with the greyish-white marble wall.
The marble pattern intensifies the kitchen’s clean atmosphere and freshens the entire space. It looks magnificent with your glossy kitchen stove and the range hood.
Also, see how sophisticated this kitchen is when you have brown wooden flooring! Not only that, the entire tone of color brings warmth to your kitchen and turns it into a comfortable spot for cooking.
Another important feature in making this kitchen look luxurious is the golden items such as the kitchen faucet, the pulls on the cabinets, and the globe pendant light.
Even though these are just additional small fixtures, they magnificently stand out and complete the lustrous vibe.
5. Delicate in Blue with Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets
When it comes to navy blue cabinets, why don’t you go all the way through instead of mixing it with other colors? Painting the entire cabinetry in navy blue is a brilliant idea.
The cabinetry will catch your attention when you come to the kitchen. It looks stunning yet not too overwhelming. In fact, it makes your kitchen seem elegant and serene. To give you more details, you can see the picture above.
Let’s take it to another level! You can decorate your kitchen and add more navy blue decoration around the space because you will never get enough of this beautiful color. You can paint the cornice navy blue.
It does not only match the cabinetry, but it also tones up the white ceiling. You can also get one of that striped rugs with a matching tone. It goes well with the redwood flooring and intensifies the elegance around the kitchen.
To get a sparkle to look, add stainless steel countertop, kitchen faucet, and cabinet pulls. These stainless steel items make your kitchen look bright, light, and modern.
Moreover, you can put a mesmerizing sputnik chandelier with glass accents for contemporary and glamorous vibes.
Finally, just to freshen up your kitchen, some greenery on the kitchen cabinetry would be nice, especially if you have a dark stone rock backsplash. Not only make the entire space seem natural and earthy but also unique and trendy.
6. Elegant Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets in a Unique and Chic Kitchen
This is an example of kitchen decoration with navy blue kitchen cabinets, particularly for those who love patterns! Instead of pairing your kitchen cabinets with the plain white wall or basic flooring, you can be more creative by using patterned tiles both for the wall and the floor.
If you look at the picture, you can see three tones of color: white, black, and navy blue. There is no doubt that these colors complement each other. However, we want to point out here the use of distinctive patterns combined in one space.
First, you will notice the black subway tiles on the wall. It becomes a charming object because it surely brings a layer of drama to the room. Second, you can use bold and classic tile patterns for a more dramatic look.
This can be a brilliant idea, especially if you have a small kitchen. Instead of overwhelmingly, the patterned flooring tiles make your kitchen seem bigger. Besides, combining all the colors and patterns makes the kitchen more interesting, elegant, unique, and chic with a cozy feeling.
You don’t want to overlook the marble pattern on the countertop and the sink for a marvelous and modern vibe.
We will not stop emphasizing how the kitchen cabinetry goes perfectly with golden elements and greenery. Again, you can see how these details create a luxurious and natural atmosphere in your kitchen.
7. Shades of Gold and Grey with Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets for a Stylish Kitchen
After repeatedly showing you that gold is the perfect pair for navy blue kitchen cabinets, we bet some of you want to take it to a new level! Therefore, we show you this design so you can start decorating your kitchen with gold accents.
Here, we suggest a quite different shade of navy blue named Benjamin Moore’s Van Deusen Blue, which has a comforting gray undertone. It is not too bright but not too deep, especially if you have a shaker-style kitchen and are looking for a neutral color palette.
With this shade, you can add more golden fixtures here and there. For a start, you notice the golden kitchen hood between the wall cabinets. The golden color is marvelously eye-catchy without being too overwhelming, and it maintains a soft and warm feeling.
Next, you can see the golden Moka pot set on the upper shelf, which goes well with other golden fixtures around the kitchen and adds a vintage touch. Last but not least, you can have the golden woven basket pendant lights.
Using these pendant lights adds a natural vibe and gives a distinctive texture to your kitchen. Now, we know that you also notice another tone of color that plays its part in the entire aesthetic.
That’s right! Surely, you can see the dark grey wall with an elongated hexagon pattern. We also can see a grey tone around the space. Its color complements the navy blue shade, while the elongated hexagon pattern gives the kitchen a splash of stylish and modern atmosphere.
The entire design is complete with a grey kitchen island with marble countertops matched with grey wooden stools. Such a full package! Moreover, the whole decoration gives you a warm, cozy, elegant kitchen without forgetting the light wooden flooring.
8. Glossy Stainless Steel on Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets
Besides golden, we suggest stainless steel as another metallic element perfect for your navy blue kitchen cabinets. In the beginning, you can see some stainless steel fixtures such as the kitchen stove, the faucet, the cabinet pulls, and the knobs.
These stainless steel fixtures brighten up the cabinetry. Moreover, we recommend you use a darker navy blue shade called Sherwin-Williams Naval for this design, especially if your kitchen has lots of natural light. Its combination with the stainless steel fixtures makes your kitchen look so stunning.
Not only that, but you can also add more stainless steel elements here and there. For example, you can use a stainless steel handle for your kitchen towel or a sink brush holder made out of steel. Besides their functions, these additional details can intensify the glossy look.
You can start with a wooden window frame painted in grey wood planks for the flooring. To complete the whole decoration, you can use a shade of light grey. This color does not only appear neutral and warm, but it also tempers the bold look of the kitchen cabinetry.
In addition, you can lay down a black and white striped rug on the floor to embellish the entire design and give an extra texture to your kitchen. Moreover, you can even get some grey kitchen towels just to fit the decoration.
9. Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets for an Elegant Kitchen with Neutral Ambiance
When talking about designing your kitchen cabinets painted in navy blue, some of you probably find it hard to decide the best shade you want for your kitchen. Of course, you don’t want to ruin the whole kitchen decoration because of the wrong shade.
But, no worries! For you, we have so many ideas for decorating your kitchen, even with various shades of navy blue!
As you can see, the kitchen cabinets are painted in charcoal blue, a much darker navy blue shade with a strong grey undertone, so sometimes it appears grey in certain lights.
With these darker tones, the atmosphere of the whole kitchen feels more neutral, especially if you have shaker kitchen cabinets. This color surely intensifies the divine clean-lined design.
It would not be a problem if you wanted details like golden fixtures on the kitchen cabinets. With this tone of color, the golden details will not be too overpowering.
These details even make the kitchen cabinets look elegant. You can even get pendant lights with a golden accent to embellish your kitchen and intensify its elegance.
The entire decoration will be perfect, especially if you have dark brown details. If you have wooden window frames in a dark brown tone and dark granite flooring, this will make your kitchen look natural.
You can also put rattan chairs with a similar dark brown tone to add texture to your kitchen. These chairs can be a beautiful piece of classic and comfort for your kitchen.
10. A Modern-Minimalist Kitchen with Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets and Cream Furniture
If you want your kitchen to look modern and keep its minimalistic style, we have just the right kitchen design for you! When you see the picture above, you can see the touch of modernity and how it looks so simple yet elegant.
To achieve this look, you can start with kitchen cabinetry. First of all, you can create a modern look through the flat-panel door style or what we usually call a slab. This door style offers a clean look, and it has a timeless aesthetic.
To complement the modern look of the slab cabinets, you can paint them in Valspar’s royal navy. This is a much darker shade of navy blue which adds tons of depth to the kitchen. It is bold, so it won’t make the cabinetry look flat.
In decorating a minimalist kitchen like this, you can choose a neutral color. We suggest you try the cream tone color instead of white or gray this time. You can use cream tone on your kitchen utensils, wooden flooring, or dining table.
This color brightens your kitchen without making it too intense. This also goes well with some warm metallic around your kitchen to intensify the entire contemporary look.
Lastly, you can always put some greenery on the kitchen cabinetry to make your kitchen looks fresh. Not only will it never be outdated, but it will also complement the entire aesthetic and makes your kitchen look beautiful and calming.
11. Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets and Marble Materials for a Contemporary Kitchen
Here, we have another navy blue kitchen cabinets design for a contemporary kitchen to inspire you! For a start, you can use handleless kitchen cabinets. Not only compliment the contemporary look, but this style also looks chic, clean, and clutter-free.
As you can notice, three different tones of color are around the kitchen. First, there is Sherwin-Williams’ Naval shade. This shade is perfect for the handleless design, so the cabinetry won’t look dull or flat.
You can also see a tone of cream on the base cabinets and the other wall cabinetry. These two colors are compatible, especially for making a contemporary kitchen feel warm and welcoming.
You also notice a shade of grey for the flooring, the countertops, and the backsplash. This is another neutral color you can use for your contemporary kitchen. But, here, we want you to pay attention also to the marble texture.
The color and texture fit the cabinetry and become the gorgeous material for a modern design that brings a unique, contemporary aesthetic with timeless charm.
Another detail that we don’t want you to miss is the kitchen skylight. The skylight clearly brings a different vibe to your kitchen. Not only does your kitchen look bright during the day, but it also makes it more cheerful, fresh, and inviting.
12. Bring Back the Classic with Beadboard Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets
When discussing timeless kitchen decoration, we can always go back to the classic design. Moreover, you can even upgrade the classic look to make your kitchen seem brand new.
First, let’s take a look at the picture above! You can see beadboard navy blue kitchen cabinets. The beaded design is one of the classic kitchen cabinets style, which is back in popularity these days.
Different from the plain doors and drawers, this design gives texture to the whole cabinetry. This goes well with the white brick wall, which combines the serenity and neatness of the color while adding more texture.
Combining these elements brings a classic and rustic vibe to your kitchen. Besides, with the navy blue tone, your kitchen also gets a splash of modernity. This is what also makes your kitchen look timeless, especially with the dark redwood flooring and a boho kitchen rug.
Next, you can design your cabinetry with a wooden shelf for more creativity. You can put kitchen utensils, some greenery, and a beautiful painting for decoration. The wooden shelf can make your kitchen look natural and fresh with a cozy feeling.
this is how you bring out the classic look and combine it with a modern design for a stylish and timeless kitchen decoration.
13. Layers of Texture with Blue Navy Kitchen Cabinets for a Rustic and Contemporary Kitchen
In decorating your kitchen with navy blue kitchen cabinets, the texture is one of the important elements. But is it possible to add layers of texture in one space?
Here, we have the example of combining various elements to create the kitchen you’ve been dreaming about. First, we want to point out the navy blue kitchen cabinets.
For this decoration, the shaker-style stands out with its fine wooden crafting, which gives a classic and traditional look and complements a contemporary design.
But, if you see closely, there are two different elements for the countertops. The furnished wooden countertop or the butcher block looks attractive for the lower cabinets, especially if you combine it with other wooden furnishings such as wooden utensils and a wooden shelf.
Besides, the subway tile with contrast dark grout adds a modern-looking to the kitchen backsplash and gives another distinctive texture. Next, you also notice a marble countertop on the kitchen island.
The color and the marble pattern intensify the modern and contemporary atmosphere of the kitchen. You can see how it suits the metallic element around the kitchen and emphasizes an industrial sense.
For decoration, you can lay a worn-out Oriental rug, boho rug, and some old paintings on the wall to strengthen the classic and rustic atmosphere. In addition, you can also use dark slate tiles for the flooring to add a more distinctive texture.
This entire decoration surely makes your kitchen looks natural, elegant, and trendy at the same time.
14. Refinishing the Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets to Highlight a Rustic Kitchen Vibe
What would you do if your house had old kitchen cabinets? Some people probably just renovate and replace them to get a brand new look. But, we suggest you do otherwise!
We can make sure that you can still intensify the charm of your kitchen with your old kitchen cabinets. First, we want to utilize the wooden elements around the kitchen. Let’s start with the wooden kitchen cabinets!
You can see a navy blue kitchen island with some worn-out details on its surface from the picture above. You can use a darker shade like charcoal blue to highlight the worn-out details and make it more soothing and welcoming.
You can also paint your kitchen cabinets roughly to expose a little wooden texture to strengthen the rustic vibe. Moreover, if you have lower cabinets of medium brown color, you can refurbish them.
You want to keep their natural wooden tone and match them with other details such as high wooden stools with golden metal stems and wooden utensils.
To add a little modern sense to your old cabinetry, you can use a marble countertop and the kitchen backsplash. The greyish tone on the marble countertop elegantly suits the grey undertone of charcoal blue.
15. Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets in a Charming Wooden Kitchen
When it comes to wooden kitchen cabinetry, some of you probably want to optimize the wooden elements to fit the kitchen cabinetry and strengthen the entire aesthetic.
Here, we have one example of a kitchen design with navy blue kitchen cabinets and layers of wooden accents around the space. Through the design of the kitchen cabinets, you can see two different styles, such as shaker and beadboard styles.
These designs emphasize the traditional beauty of wooden crafting and intensify the texture. You can also find butcher blocks, wooden flooring, high wooden stools, and many other details.
Using a medium-light tone of red oak, the wooden furniture can make your kitchen look brighter and temper the vibrant tone of navy blue. You also don’t want to miss the brick wall beside the kitchen island!
Not only does it has the same tone as the wooden elements, but it gives a different texture to the entire kitchen and adds an elegant rustic vibe to your kitchen. Moreover, you can use herringbone wall tiles instead of having a plain backsplash.
With this whole design, you will get a classic, cozy, and warm kitchen! If you’re really into classics, this pattern will be a perfect choice, but it surely works in the contemporary and modern kitchen as well.
16. Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets in a Farmhouse Kitchen with Wooden Ceiling
Here, we have another dazzling design for a wooden kitchen with navy blue kitchen cabinets! We suggest this kitchen decoration for any of you looking for inspiration to decorate your farmhouse kitchen, especially if you want to match it with the wooden ceiling.
When it comes to wooden kitchen decoration, you can always make it colorful and unique. You don’t want to limit yourself by using plain wood shade to keep it natural. Instead, you can look at the picture and see how colors play an important part in creating a charming farmhouse kitchen.
Let’s start with the cabinetry, shall we? When you have wooden kitchen cabinets, you can always keep them the way it is to maintain the wooden accent, or you can be more creative by using colors.
As you can see, the base kitchen cabinets are painted in navy blue, but the colors go really well with the butcher block countertops and the rough-cut ceiling beams. This shade looks attractive but does not collide with the medium wood tone.
This color also looks exquisite for the white subway tiles with a classic staggered stack pattern. Combining these colors and patterns will give a modern sense to your farmhouse kitchen.
Moreover, you can decorate your kitchen with colorful items to brighten up your kitchen. You can combine your wooden kitchen utensils with colorful electric appliances.
You can get a pastel blue clock for the white wall or put colored jars and bottles on the countertop. Lastly, you can place a colorful bouquet of white calla lily to give a delicate touch to your kitchen.
17. Create a Bold Statement with Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets and Reclaimed Woods
This is an example of kitchen decoration, especially for anyone with a spacious kitchen who wants to make the kitchen the focal point in the house.
First, you want a strong color for your furniture to make a bold statement. You can start this with the kitchen cabinetry. You can get a set of navy blue kitchen cabinetry complete with the island.
As you can see in the picture above, the shade of honorable blue looks fully energetic and gives strong vibrancy to the entire kitchen. Pair it with white countertops and white background that will make this color pops up even stronger.
Besides the gorgeous cabinetry, we know you also notice the enormous wooden posts and the ceiling beam. To get this look, you can use reclaimed woods and the rough surface to give your kitchen a rustic and natural vibe.
The deeper and richer grains make them look even more fabulous. Moreover, these wooden posts and ceiling beams also temper the vibrant navy blue tone.
For a balanced look, you can use cream-beige marble tiles for the flooring matched with the wooden stool to complete the whole look with the rustic vibe from the wooden accents.
We have already given you a few ideas for decorating your kitchen with navy blue cabinets. Of course, you can explore more and do your own experiment with navy blue kitchen cabinets.
Whether it’s a classic, modern, rustic, or contemporary, navy kitchen cabinets can go with any kitchen style you have in mind. Mix and match your kitchen cabinets with gold, brass, stainless steel, marbles, wood, or any material.
They’re just going to make your kitchen look extraordinary. The important thing is that the navy blue kitchen cabinets will always make your kitchen feel cozy and look welcoming.