Off white cabinet color. Need some advice!

natalieallen2September 12, 2013
I am trying to decide on my kitchen cabinet color. Whites are so hard! I want to do a light grey island and was told that Greys are considered a 'cool' color so I should go with a more 'cooler' off white color for the rest of my kitchen cabinets. Is this true? I was wanting to go warmer but because of what I've heard I was thinking of SW Pure White for my cabinets. Anyone that has done their cabinets in pure white that can give me some advice? Thanks in advance!
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Alison Inge
I love my white cabinets and it would look good with grey. The trick is are your features in metallic silver/chrome or gold? If gold go warm if silver go cold. Mind you don't take all of my advise... My floor for example is a warm ivory/beige and my walls are a muslin colour by Benjamin Moore. The countertop is a slate black with flecks of a coffee colour in it made of laminate that looks like granite. The appliances are white and the fixtures are metallic. The only thing we haven't done is the backsplash which will either be travertine subway tile or white marble with some black in it... Kind of got lost in the picking. So you can go either way. Just try to match your walls with your floor but give the walls a lighter colour than your floor.
    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 7:24PM
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barbav
Natalie, there are warm greys and cool greys like these pictured. I don't really think that either one dictates whether to use a white or off white because you can mix the warm with the cool.
    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 7:56PM
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natalieallen2
Alison, are your cabinets SW Pure White?
    Bookmark   September 13, 2013 at 11:52AM
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Alison Inge
Kinda messy in my kichen but this is an idea of what it looks like
    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 9:38AM
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Alison Inge
I didn't photograph the whole thing because it needs a good de cluttering lol
    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 9:39AM
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Alison Inge
And that old light in the dining room is going lol no worries
    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 9:39AM
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