Granite for dark cabinets and white island

mbleythingFebruary 19, 2013
Hi- our cabinets are getting stained a dark, cafe color and we are adding a large white island. I am having trouble picking a granite that looks good with both. Has anyone used the same granite for both and really liked it? If not, what were the complimentary granites you used on each? Thank you so much for your help!
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We are thinking of doing the opposite - white perimeter with dark brown stained island. We like the look of an all white countertop and also a mostly white with brown swirls in it.... Still haven't decided though!
    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 2:40PM
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this is what we did with white outers and black island. The granite is black with grays, blues and opalescent specs (forget the name). Good luck, it's a tough decision
    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 3:12PM
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Go with Typhoon Bordeaux or something in that family.
    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 3:28PM
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Here are some possible granite colors that would look good on both for you:

Alaskan White:
Bianco Antico:

Here is a picture with the Bianco Antico:
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Hope this is helpful!
    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 3:34PM
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ReMax - Lisa
We did the opposite just recently - light cabinets - dark island - We love the granite - goes so well with both. I think its called Silver Delicatus - has lots of cream, gray, black, brown and even some copper bits too!
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I would add a light granite on all the cabinets even the light ones.
    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 4:07PM
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