Dark Cabinets Light Floors

Dark Cabinets Light Floors

Marble counters, wood floors and statement lighting. Dark stained oak cabinets, marble counters and backsplash, and crisp white walls could read as a bit cold, but the gleaming pendant light, wood floors and wood island counter add warmth. If you have dark wood cabinets and want wood floors too, choose floors a few shades lighter than the cabinetry — a medium amount of contrast is easiest on the eyes.
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Dark Cabinets Light Floors

Tile patternadd interest and design to the kitchen, but they don’t work with all cabinet styles. Contemporary kitchen cabinets can clash with floors that are too busy, but traditional style cabinets, raised panel cabinets and decorative cabinets can work beautifully with a pattern on the floor. Keep the size and style of the pattern in keeping with the cabinets, and let the pattern itself take last place in consideration. This lets the harmony of cabinets and tile show through.
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Dark Cabinets Light Floors

Accents and Pattern Tile patternadd interest and design to the kitchen, but they don’t work with all cabinet styles. Contemporary kitchen cabinets can clash with floors that are too busy, but traditional style cabinets, raised panel cabinets and decorative cabinets can work beautifully with a pattern on the floor. Keep the size and style of the pattern in keeping with the cabinets, and let the pattern itself take last place in consideration. This lets the harmony of cabinets and tile show through.
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Dark Cabinets Light Floors

One of the first things to look at when selecting your floor tiles and cabinets is to coordinate their style. Contemporary, slab style cabinets work best with floor tiles that have clean edges and narrow grout joints. Raised panel cabinets can handle multipiece pattern tile floors, as well as floors stone tiles. Cabinets that have strong lines or pronounced wood grain need a floor tile with equal character to stand up to them. This includes slate or tiles made to look like other materials, such as wood or fabric.
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Dark Cabinets Light Floors

Style One of the first things to look at when selecting your floor tiles and cabinets is to coordinate their style. Contemporary, slab style cabinets work best with floor tiles that have clean edges and narrow grout joints. Raised panel cabinets can handle multipiece pattern tile floors, as well as floors stone tiles. Cabinets that have strong lines or pronounced wood grain need a floor tile with equal character to stand up to them. This includes slate or tiles made to look like other materials, such as wood or fabric.
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Dark Cabinets Light Floors

Dark cabinets and white counters. White kitchens are insanely popular these days. However, many homeowners want a kitchen that has a bit more coziness, yet still feels light and airy. In that case, the trick is to strike a perfect balance of light and dark tones. You can do this by combining stark white countertops with darker cabinets.
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Dark Cabinets Light Floors

These days dark cabinets come in all types of wood, materials and tones.  In fact, black kitchen cabinets are popular… but not as popular as deep, rich dark wood kitchen cabinets.
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Dark Cabinets Light Floors

The floor tile often needs to balance the colors in the rest of the kitchen. For example, a kitchen with light cabinets and dark counters would have a dark floor to provide balance. If going for a kitchen that uses multiple shades of one color or tone, choose floor tiles that pick up the darkest color in the kitchen cabinets. This can be the glaze color, or the darkest tone in a wood grain.
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Color The floor tile often needs to balance the colors in the rest of the kitchen. For example, a kitchen with light cabinets and dark counters would have a dark floor to provide balance. If going for a kitchen that uses multiple shades of one color or tone, choose floor tiles that pick up the darkest color in the kitchen cabinets. This can be the glaze color, or the darkest tone in a wood grain.
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Example of a classic galley kitchen design in Atlanta with raised-panel cabinets, black appliances, an undermount sink, dark wood cabinets, granite countertops and travertine backsplash — HouzzLove light fixture, granite. They say granite is Golden Beach. — Elaine EmbedEmailQuestion
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Would 3×6 subway tiles in off white go well with this style granite countertop! Complete remodel. Our cabinets will be KraftMaid in Dove White; floors ceramic tile in a very light, neutral, beige-like color.
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The light wood floors of this kitchen brighten the already warm space created by the cabinetry. The space appears larger with high cabinets, bright lights, and lots of windows.
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This sharp kitchen utilizes the light wood floor, bright backsplash, and white countertops to coordinate and off-set the dark cabinets. The large island houses cabinetry, a range, and space for two diners.
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The size of the tiles you choose is linked partially to the style you select. Sleek, contemporary kitchen cabinets work best with over-sized floor tiles that have fewer grout lines. Cabinets in antique farm kitchens may make use of smaller tiles that have a lot of variation in color. The smaller tile sizes mean that more variation is visible in the floor. Generally, however, tiles in modern kitchen should measure at least 12 inches in size. This size ensures that the floor isn’t broken up into a small grid, which can draw the eye to the floor.
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Size The size of the tiles you choose is linked partially to the style you select. Sleek, contemporary kitchen cabinets work best with over-sized floor tiles that have fewer grout lines. Cabinets in antique farm kitchens may make use of smaller tiles that have a lot of variation in color. The smaller tile sizes mean that more variation is visible in the floor. Generally, however, tiles in modern kitchen should measure at least 12 inches in size. This size ensures that the floor isn’t broken up into a small grid, which can draw the eye to the floor.
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Wood floors can complement or contrast with cabinetry, or even assume the focus of the room. They can be smoothly colored or full of interesting texture and shades. Most of all, they impart a sense of timeless style in any kitchen.
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This beautiful, open kitchen boasts a high contrast look, with black and white walls and sleek lines. The lovely wood floors and copper pendent lights add color and warmth to the room.
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ArchivePink and Blue, All Grown UpA few years back, some of you found the idea of hot pink and dark blue a bit suppressing. Lately, I’ve been seeing them paired in softer hues and looking surprisingly elegant.…
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A few years back, some of you found the idea of hot pink and dark blue a bit suppressing. Lately, I’ve been seeing them paired in softer hues and looking surprisingly elegant.…
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Here’s another lush, rustic styled kitchen, with dark red stained cabinetry under black marble countertops. Exposed beams and natural hardwood flooring complete the look.
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High contrast look in this kitchen, courtesy of dark stained cabinetry, white countertops, and bold, brushed aluminum appliances over natural hardwood floor. Shop this look.
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Unique metal countertops surround this kitchen, matching cabine hardware over cherry wood paneling, with dark natural wood flooring. Stone outer walls ground the look. Source: Zillow DigsTM
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TreHus recaptured the historical character of this kitchen with beautiful, traditional materials like custom oak and dark-stained cherry cabinetry, granite countertops, white subway tile, and a farmhouse sink. Photo by John Reed Foresman.
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One of the best ways to ensure this, especially in a small space, is to brighten up the room with light colors. But let’s face it: too much white can make a room feel stark and cold.

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