Consider your preferred color scheme and design style before decorating a kitchen with green countertops. Green is a relaxing, soothing color that’s found in a wide variety of kitchen color palettes. Some green hues work better with particular decorating styles than others. For example, dark greens work well in traditional or Old World styles, and bold, bright greens enhance contemporary design.
Green countertops open the door for decorating your kitchen in a natural, earthy style. Shades of green, brown, white and beige make up the soothing color palette of an earth-inspired design. Paint walls with a nontoxic paint in a creamy white or soft beige to provide a neutral backdrop. Hang natural woven wooden or reed shades over your kitchen windows. A bamboo floor enhances this earthy style. Deck the walls with framed art prints of leaves, trees or other natural elements. Recessed ceiling lights and brunet-stained wooden cabinetry finish this natural style.
Tuscan colors are rich and earthy, reflecting the Italian countryside. Enhance green countertops with golden yellow, textured walls and black cabinets in a distressed and weathered finish. Hammered, wrought-iron hardware accentuates the look of Old World cabinetry. Dark wooden floors and wrought iron or copper light fixtures suspended from the ceiling complement Tuscan decor. Large tables, buffets and chairs in rich, dark woods with a rustic finish provide ideal furnishings. Terra-cotta earthenware and a vase of fresh flowers flatter a green Tuscan countertop.
Use a simple color palette to decorate a kitchen with a green countertop in contemporary style. Paint your walls a fresh white color. Furnish your kitchen with a stainless steel sink, appliances, faucet fixtures and cabinetry hardware. Hang sleek pendant lights over a kitchen island or bar area with chrome bar stools tucked neatly underneath. Light-colored natural wood cabinets and flooring add a modern touch. Allow the green countertop to dominate your color palette. Add small splashes of citrus orange or sunny yellow with decorative vases, dishware and canisters.
Give your green kitchen countertops a farmhouse-inspired kitchen. Paint walls a creamy white color and install an oversize white kitchen sink with matching white appliances. Add black cabinets in a weathered finish accented with white ceramic hardware. Rooster-patterned curtains inspire this farmhouse color palette: black, white, green, red, yellow. Decorate your kitchen walls with framed prints of farm animals. A wide-plank, rustic wooden floor and a black Shaker wooden table with ladder-back chairs complete the look.