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jenniferkallil
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nmh92

It is interesting to note that this thread started in 2013, its now January 2016, and white is still the top trend. If you dont like it, of course you shouldn't have it, but I do think it is the most timeless look and has the most staying power. I remember when the dark cherry cabs were big, now those rooms feel like dark caves, IMO. The early-mid 2000s were all about the lighter maple cabs with black granite; soooo dated now. However, black painted cabinetry is coming on strong now and even all black kitchens! I think you need a professional designer to pull that off well. Painted color on cabs is the new trend and I think it is pretty, but eventually it will look dated as well. I am a fan of white kitchens; my husband loves wood. I have lived with builder-grade, orangey, grainy oak cabinets for 15 years in our current house. When we move next summer, its my turn. White please :)

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Maddie Whitfield

Just moved into our 26th home. Actually posted pics of our renno'd kitchen last year, all white uppers and lowers with a taupy green island. After so many houses with so many different colours of wood I craved white. This new house decided to be practical. Sometimes the white lowers needed washing twice a day while the uppers only needed cleaning around the handles once a week. New kitchen will have white uppers, black lowers including island and probably a mainly white granite or quartz countertop. Can't wait to see how this combo looks on our new white stained maple hardwood. Still have a ways to go......


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