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These sophisticated lower cabinets look great topped with a gray counter. Pops of yellow brighten the look.
Play with contrasts of black cabinets against white walls and countertops. Doing away with upper cabinets entirely will certainly help with brightness, both in terms of natural light and visual space.
A contrasting island will always make a statement. A traditional kitchen with white cabinets suddenly becomes edgy and high-style with a black-based island. Black paint will mask scuffs in areas where feet come into contact with the wall — a great solution for areas with counter or bar stools!
One concern with black cabinets is that they might absorb too much light. This kitchen is proof that they don't have to. The semi-gloss provides just enough sheen to reflect light around the space, while the light countertops and light wood floors keep the overall feeling bright.
How to repaint your kitchen cabinets
If you plan to take on a boring-to-black cabinet painting project, you're in for a high-impact, affordable boost. Here's how to do it:
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