The Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color Our Homes Editor Swears By

The quickest way to update your kitchen.

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If we told you that you needed to paint your whole kitchen something called Cyberspace would you believe us?

Because right now, we can't get enough of it. We've seen the return of colorful kitchens, and this moody blue-grey perfectly straddles timelessness and trendiness. (Not an easy feat!) It's the perfect fit for cabinets that may need a slight update.

Don't get us wrong—we love a white kitchen. We've got a whole archive of them. But there is something about a kitchen with color. More importantly, a cabinet with color. That's where Cyberspace (SW 7076) by Sherwin-Williams comes in. It's a cozy, deep hue that makes friends with any color you pair with it. It reflects light beautifully (try a semi-gloss or gloss!), and it adds sophistication, without feeling stuffy. For example, check it out in our 2018 Austin Idea House:

2018 Idea House in Austin, Texas Blue Mudroom
Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Designer Meredith Ellis chose Cyberspace for the mudroom walls and cabinetry for its utilitarian charm. What better spaces than a kitchen, mudroom, bath, or pantry for such a hard-working color? In this mudroom, it's paired with other shades of blue and berry.

But don't just take our word for it. We're seeing it bubble up on Instagram as well. Some of our favorite ideas for kitchen cabinetry and beyond:

@brittanymakes put it to use on cabinetry in her kitchen:

And @copelandandco covered the exterior of a house in it:

And @houseonprairielane took to the (shiplap!) walls with it, and contrasted with brass details:

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Running to your hardware store yet? The color is perfect if you're looking for a clean, modern update that blends seamlessly with any palette and has some staying power. If Cyberspace isn't for you—maybe you're looking for that sunny yellow kitchen? Or a classic blue?—check out our other ideas here.

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