The trim and cabinets are same color, but wood varies and creates different shades of the same color. I believe that colors if in same family look great together. Why keep things the same..variety is the spice of life.
The simple leg/post on island is the support we are thinking of on the island. We also want to have the piece of 'trim' below the countertop.
Branwood trim and island base mixed with shaker style wood cabinets