ADVICE: My Kitchen Cabinets

Hola Ladies.


I need some help deciding if I should paint and stain my cabinets. I've always loved the look of white cabinets with a massive island in the center stained a dark brown... Such as these!


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However!!! My kitchen does not consist of an island and is too small to construct one. So how about we put a twist on it and paint the top cabinets white and stain the bottom cabinets dark brown... like these!


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and here are a few examples that aren't stained dark brown at the bottom but gives you the same idea...


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So my question is... do you think my cabinets will do well with the white upper cabinets and dark stained lower cabinets? (FYI: Back splash will be replaced with some type of white subway tiles from counter tops all the way up to bottom of cabinets. We plan to add hardware as well)


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In a perfect world, the appliances would be replaced to stainless.... but ya know how that goes... so we will be sticking with the black for now. Will that clash?


So what do you think? YAY or Nay?

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 3:18 am
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You have a beautiful kitchen!  I think the white and dark would be a nice compliment.  Ebony and Ivory,..light and shade...I could go on and on :)


I would love to see how it turns out.  Please update with pics if you don't mind.

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 5:08 am
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Thanks @james2113! I will definitely post pics! :) I too love the contrast between the two! Traditional and modern... just the way I like it!

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 7:40 am
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Oh Jaryce your kitchen is beautiful. I'm sure your kitchen will look a lot more beauiful with your color ideas. With the ivory/white and brown. Can't wait to see the results!

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 9:49 am

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