emma delon
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Classic White Perfectly Balanced by Creams and Blues traditional-kitchen

Classic White Perfectly Balanced by Creams and Blues

White cabinetry is always classic and this beautiful remodel completed in Durham is no exception. The hardwood floors run throughout the downstairs, tying the formal dining room, breakfast room, and living room all together. The soft cream walls offset the Blue Pearl granite countertops and white cabinets, making the space both inviting and elegant. Double islands allow guests to enjoy a nice glass of wine and a seat right in the kitchen while allowing the homeowners their own prep-island at the same time. The homeowners requested a kitchen built for entertaining for family and friends and this kitchen does not disappoint.

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March 25, 2014
Courtney M wrote:
What color grout did you use in-between the marble tiles?
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Thanks for your question Courtney! We used a white that coordinated with the natural stone. Since this is natural stone, the colors will vary from lot to lot as they are quarried at different tiles from different locations. I would recommend selecting something that blends well with your tile so that the grout lines don't stand out. That way the tile and accents become the focal point rather than the grout lines. Thanks!
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February 26, 2013
ashleyrafi wrote:
The backsplash is wonderful, what is it made of specifically?
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What tile did you use for the liner and for the framing around the mosaics. It's very nice!
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Bellevue Crown Evening Sky 2.5" x 8" (approximately), and Bellevue Dome Evening Sky 3/4" x 8" (approximately) for the frame and strip. Purchased from Best Tile here in Durham. Thanks!
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December 27, 2012
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We used a power pack with an exterior blower and vented the hood to the outside to help reduce noise in the house. The wood surround was custom made by a local cabinet maker. Thanks!
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