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Popular Sherwin Williams white paint colors on cabinets.

When preparing for a kitchen renovation, something that needs to be taken into consideration is the best Sherwin Williams white for cabinets.

Paint color is usually right at the top of the list when it comes to making decisions, so of course, you want the best white paint for kitchen cabinets.

Our goal today is to help you select great white cupboard paint.

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Sherwin Williams Dover, Pure White, Alabaster, Snowbound, and High Reflective White are great colors that we want to show you. All are some of the best Sherwin Williams white for cabinets. We can't wait to show you.

White is the most popular kitchen cabinet color. It's not a fad that is fading away anytime soon.

Have no fear! If you're ready to take on the project of a kitchen cabinet makeover, white is the best color paint to go with.


Best painted kitchen cabinets Sherwin Williams Snowbound

Recently we helped our daughter give her kitchen a makeover.

The post, How To Paint Cabinets Without Sanding, shows the amazing transformation.

Sherwin Williams Snowbound lightened her kitchen with ease.


Sherwin Williams Snowbound painted on cabinets.

Sherwin Williams Snowbound is the color of Kelly's, All Blue Sand, cabinets. While her walls are Sherwin Williams Pure White.

The two marry together beautifully.


Sherwin Williams Pure White painted on kitchen cabinets.

Cabinetry in the home of Jade & Austin, from The White House On Pineridge, are painted in Sherwin Williams Pure White.

This is a warm color.

SW 7005 Pure White gives a clean look to any place you paint it.


Sherwin Williams Pure White painted on kitchen cabinets.

Similarly, this kitchen has Sherwin Williams Pure White painted cabinetry.

Katie, over at The Everest Place, made this room stunning with the contrast of black drawer pulls, range hood and gooseneck lights.

Emphasized in her kitchen is the classic black and white look.


Sherwin Williams Dove White painted on kitchen cabinets.

Kayla Payne has her Kitchen Cabinets in Sherwin Williams Dover White.

SW 6386 Dover White is a warm white color.

It has lovely creamy yellow hues in it.


Sherwin Williams Dove White painted on kitchen cabinets.

Angela Agarwal was working with her existing backsplash and floor tile when she was tackling her cabinet reno.

The color of the tiles bring even more warmth to Sherwin Williams Dover White.

She also chose to paint her island Sherwin Williams Thunderous SW 6201 which makes for an absolutely stunning partner.


Sherwin Williams Alabaster painted on kitchen cabinets.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster looks dreamy in Allison's, from Hester's Homestead, kitchen.

Alabaster is a lovely white and is a warm tone that's great to pair with brass drawer pulls and light fixtures.

We can guess that Alabaster is one of Allison's favorite Sherwin Williams white paint colors, because she also has it painted on the exterior of her home. Check it out in our post, Sherwin Williams Alabaster White: The Best Places To Use This Paint Color.


Sherwin Williams Alabaster painted on kitchen cabinets.

This farmhouse kitchen has cabinets painted in Alabaster.

The brick in Tiffany's, over at Forever Six Acres, kitchen, looks amazing against her white painted cabinets.


Kitchen cabinets painted with Sherwin Williams Alabaster

One of our good friends, from Staging with Style by Roz, painted her kitchen cabinetry and island with Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008. This creamy white paint color pairs perfectly with her backsplash and countertops.

This is a popular Sherwin Williams color that has greige undertones. It has made it as a Color of the Year in the Sherwin Williams books, so you know you can't go wrong with this white on your cabinets.


Sherwin Williams High Reflective White painted on kitchen cabinets.

Don't you just love the Sherwin Williams High Reflective White on Sarah's, from Four North Farmhouse, cabinets?

This purest of pure white paint colors by Sherwin Williams looks gorgeous on cabinetry.


Kitchen cabinets painted Extra White by Sherwin Willaims

Sherwin Williams Extra White SW 7006 is a step down from Reflective White when it comes to brightness, but a step up in brightness from Pure White. There are so many factors to weigh-in when you're choosing a paint color and we sure hope to be helping you pick the perfect one for your home.

These lovely Extra White cabinets are in the home of Bella Grey Designs. This is a sweet color next to a subway tile backsplash and dark countertops.


A modern farmhouse with cabinets and island painted Extra White

Kathy's modern farmhouse kitchen has it's cabinetry and island painted Extra White as well. It's a great white with stainless steel appliances and black accent pieces here and there.

In certain lights there is a very light blue undertone in this paint color. It however is a true white. Neither warm or cool truly.


A view of kitchen cabinets painted in Sherwin Williams Eider White

Eider White by Sherwin Williams is the paint color Steffi Angle Wood has her kitchen cabinetry and island. This color looks sweet on her shiplap island.

This white is a warm color with gray and a slight pink undertone. Black hardware make this color pop and it looks ever so classy next to hardwood flooring.


Sherwin Williams First Star painted on kitchen cabinetry

If you've gone back and forth on painting your cabinetry in gray or white, you're in good company. When we were first selecting a paint color for our kitchen cabinets, we thought we'd go with Sherwin Williams Repose Gray. That felt a little too gray for the look we wanted. With a white backsplash and white countertops, we didn't want too white.

That's the short story of how we got to the perfect solution of Sherwin Williams First Star SW 7646. This white is a slight gray paint color with light blue undertones. We are so happy with how it turned out.


We hope that having shared our friend's kitchens with you has helped you see the best Sherwin Williams white for cabinets. White is not just a simple color. There are really no two the same.

If you're looking for some other great colors to paint your kitchen cabinets, consider checking out, Popular Sherwin Williams Cabinet Paint Colors, Popular Sherwin Williams Grey Cabinet Colors, and the best Sherwin Williams Neutral Colors. The possibilities are endless.

Happy Decorating!


Saturday 20th of August 2022

Hi! Thanks so much for this post. I'm building a new home, with a "modern farmhouse" theme. In the kitchen, the cabinets will be white and the island is stained. Do you think Alabaster would be a good color for the white cabinets? If so, what color would you paint the walls around the cabinets? The kitchen is open to the living room, so it would have to be a color I could paint throughout that entire open space (kitchen and living room). I like the "warm" tones of Alabaster - but don't want them to appear yellow. Should I just stick to "pure white" color for cabinets? But don't want the cabinets to be too stark white where it takes away the farmhouse feel. Basically wondering what colors to do the cabinets and the kitchen/living room paint! I want them to compliment each other as well. Thanks in advance - I appreciate reading all of your advice!!

Linda McDonald

Sunday 21st of August 2022

Hi Eve! It sounds like your kitchen, and living area will be very pretty! Alabaster is a great white color. I have used it on walls and cabinets in many houses, and it doesn't read yellow. Regarding the walls for this open space, if you want a greyer color look at agreeable gray and repose gray. If you want a warmer color, look at accessible beige. I hope this help, and good luck!

Carol McDonald

Monday 8th of August 2022

Linda, I found your site on Pinterest. I'm redoing a kitchen and was planning to use Sherwin Williams Alabaster paint but I want to do some brick on the wall and were wondering if you could PLEASE tell me what brick is in the picture of Tiffany's kitchen at Forever Six Acres. I really like how that brick looks with the Alabaster cabinets.

Linda McDonald

Tuesday 9th of August 2022

Hi Carol! Your kitchen idea sounds beautiful! If you have Instagram you can contact Tiffany by DM or here is her website where you might be able to find the information about her kitchen. Good luck!

Ashley evans

Monday 6th of June 2022

Hello need some help we are painting our island bar smoky blue from sherwin Williams however can’t decide which white color to use on all the upper and lower cabinets? Can you please suggest which color whether it be pure white or snow bound or alablaster?? Love to get a professional opinion on which would be the best color to use? Thank you so much!

Linda McDonald

Sunday 12th of June 2022

Good questions! All of the white colors you mentioned will look great with your island. Pure white and snowbound are whiter than alabaster. But honestly, most people would not notice the difference. Alabaster is a warmer white whereas pure white and snowbound are cooler. If I wanted a white/white I would go with pure white. If I wanted a warmer white I would go with Alabaster. I hope this help! Good luck! Your kitchen sounds like it is going to be beautiful! :)


Thursday 10th of March 2022

Hi! We are doing a new construction and I’m thinking of Highly Reflective white for the walls and kitchen cabinets. Is that too much? I want white quartz with a hint of grey. We will have an island. I can do the island the same white, wood instead of paint, or a gray. Looking at maybe Morning Fog SW 6255 or Krypton SW 6247. Which do you think would look better? Our previous house was oak cabinets with sage walls and I’m just ready for a change.

Linda McDonald

Saturday 12th of March 2022

Your new kitchen sounds very pretty. I have not had personal experience with Highly Reflective white but I can honestly say many people have used it and love it. One of my favorite whites is Alabaster because it has a softer appearance. Look at the paint chips for Alabaster and Highly Reflective white next to each other and you will see the difference. Also, I have a post on how to pick paint colors that might be helpful. It gives tips on making a selection easier. Last, as far as the island all of your options will be pretty. If you go with a gray color look at Repose Gray too. It is a good medium tone gray color. I have a post with examples of using Repose Gray that might help you see it used on cabinets. I hope this helps and good luck!

Jennifer Biviano

Friday 14th of January 2022

We just painted our walls Sherwin Williams pure white. We also need to paint our kitchen cabinets. Is it ok to paint them the same color? Pure white? Thanks

Linda McDonald

Monday 17th of January 2022

Absolutely! You can paint the walls and cabinets the same color.