Kitchen Cabinet Remodeling - Ideas and Estimates
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Kitchen Counter Revolutionsby Allison E. Beatty
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Kitchen countertops are made in a wide variety of colors, patterns and materials. If you want a more exotic look, think outside the box when selecting a countertop. A bold pattern or brightly colored countertop can make a dramatic statement in any kitchen design.
So Many OptionsAs you plan your cabinet refacing, consider how the cabinet fronts you choose can coordinate with the countertop. Instead of a traditional white, beige or sage countertop, try:
Any of those colors can add some spice to refaced cabinets in white, oak, maple or other colors.
Consider Kitchen Countertop MaterialsMan-made countertop materials are available in a wider range of patterns than their natural stone counterparts. For a striking kitchen design, try:
Blend Countertop Color with Kitchen DesignBeing bold is fine, but you want to make sure the countertop is not too far removed from the rest of your kitchen design. To make sure it blends, stick with tones from the same color family. For example:
When refacing cabinets, remember to think outside the box. A stunning countertop can help bring new life to your kitchen design--and focus more attention on the newly refaced cabinets.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer who has been writing home improvement columns for 15 years.