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The 6 Best Laundry Room Paint Colors for Your Cabinets

Many people won’t give much thought into the laundry room paint color they choose for their cabinets. After all, it’s just a laundry room, right? 

Some laundry rooms have large windows and some have no windows, like mine. Some are very spacious while others are on a smaller scale. Some are on the main floor of a home and others are in the basement. No matter size or location, a laundry room should be a place you want to spend time, not dread going to.

From a design aspect, a laundry room is a place I like to have a little fun. When I do my laundry I want to feel like I’m in a space I love.

Considering the cabinets take up a petty large portion of the laundry room, I felt like it was a pretty important part of the design. This is why I put some thought into the color of the cabinetry.

Here are a few cabinet color options that will make any laundry room fun, beautiful, and hopefully inviting.

Farrow and Ball Pigeon

When we came across Pigeon by Farrow and Ball, I knew this was the one I had to have for my laundry room paint color. It met all the criteria I was looking for. I’ve read that it is a gray with blue undertones, but to me, it looks like a very desaturated light green. But it still adds just the right amount of color.

Our laundry room doesn’t have any windows, therefore I knew we had to go lighter in that room. Although, for most laundry rooms, I like seeing lighter shades anyway. This seems to give the room a calming feeling that it needs. We went even lighter with our walls and countertops which added some contrast with the cabinets.

Sherwin Williams Accessible Beige

Accessible Beige by Sherwin Williams is an oldy, but a goody. It has been around for many years, but it still is a neutral color that looks so good! With its many undertones, it is the perfect beige for laundry room cabinets. Beige is one of those colors that is beautiful, timeless, and will never get old. It has the beauty of neutralization but is unique and a little different than the plain white cabinet. It will add personality without going overboard.

Sherwin Williams Sea Salt

Another of our favorite laundry room paint colors is Sea Salt by Sherwin Williams. Sea Salt is a very calming color that will definitely be fun but yet still adds some warmth. It is a cool color but definitely has some blue-grey warm undertones. This color is one that will liven up your space and give it a beachy, clean look.

Benjamin Moore Smoke

Benjamin Moore Smoke is one of those colors that you probably will either love or hate. It is for sure a little bolder in some ways, but still has the calming, soothing effect of a lighter color. It is more of a subtle, sophisticated grey that will add to a contemporary feel. It looks great paired with taupe and beige colors.

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter

So, I truly love our new laundry room, but if I were to design another anytime soon I would be using Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter for the cabinetry color. If you ask me, it is the perfect soft grey neutral color. Revere Pewter looks great paired with warmer tones, greenery, and even some brass accents. This laundry room designed by Studio Mcgee perfectly illustrates this cabinet color.

Benjamin Moore Vanilla Milkshake

If you are wanting to go with a very versatile white color for your laundry room paint color, Vanilla Milkshake by Benjamin Moore may be the one for you. It is a beautiful shade of white with just enough hint of grey and beige for warmth. Vanilla Milkshake would be a great cabinetry color for a smaller laundry room with no windows. Adding in some black handles or light fixtures would look amazing and add some great contrast with this color.

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7 Comments

  • Reply Bev

    Very beautiful and thanks for walking us through. Where did you find your artwork for the laundry room and your home?

    July 1, 2020 at 1:47 pm
    • Reply Henry

      Thanks! We found it at Target.

      August 6, 2020 at 6:04 pm
  • Reply Natalie Jean

    What is the pretty wall color in this room? The Pigeon on the cabinets is absolutely beautiful!

    August 4, 2020 at 10:01 pm
    • Reply Henry

      The wall color is Pure White by Sherwin Williams.

      August 6, 2020 at 6:05 pm
  • Reply Kiara

    Absolutely gorgeous! What kind of floors are those?

    November 18, 2020 at 11:03 pm
  • Reply Donna

    Where did you purchase the tile for your laundry room? F&B Pigeon looks very different on your cabinet than on the sample board! I really like your entire laundry room – think I’m going to copy it!

    February 7, 2021 at 2:07 am
  • Reply Cris Brum

    Hi! Can you please tell me which paint finish you chose for the Farrow & Ball Pigeon paint? They have a few options, like Estate Eggshell, and I like the one you chose. Thank you!

    March 21, 2021 at 2:16 pm
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