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The stone floor appears to be slate.
Like the slate floor look with a bit of stone set up for the cast iron stove.
natural stone, different samples of the same stone will be different colors. This is not a manufactured product, so there will be a variance in the specimens.
-Think about your lifestyle in the kitchen. Do you have time to constantly clean a color that shows stains and dirt easily?
-Like paint chips
natural stone, that will immediately narrow your color options.
-The next step you should figure out is whether or not you want your counters to match your kitchen, or do you want your kitchen to match your kitchen counters. What are you replacing and what is worth more money?
-When thinking about color
the vent hood--different pattern by
hood, surround plain?
other stone without the upkeep. We suggest going to Artistic Tile or Porcenalosa for a good selection of tile.
stone area rug in wet area
entire stone or porcelain floor isn't quite your style, consider doing what this family did, and create a kitchen "rug" out of tile. This part of the kitchen floor will probably be used the most by the family, and this tough and long-lasting stone won't suffer the same damage as hardwood in this area
kitchen, stone tiles are laid in the center, but not all the way to the cabinets, with the wood surrounding its perimeter. It gives the effect of an area rug.