Kitchen remodel - what color table/ chairs/ stools to buy

andrzejewskiFebruary 14, 2012

Hi, we are just starting a remodel and probably doing things backwards. I'm in a panic because we purchased a kitchen/dining room table I'm not sure I like or will go (don't ask - husband was with me and getting tired of my indecision and sales person said we could change before accepting delivery). We also purchased white double stacked oven, warming tray, dishwasher, black island cooktop and stainless steel vent. The kitchen is very big and open. We are adding a wrap around counter with stools so it forms a U which will semi divide the dining space from the kitchen. I have turned my separate formal dining room into an office so the large dining section of the kitchen will take over as the dining room. �I don't �want anything real formal but no country ducks and gooses look either. Overall I would say we are country modern. What is staying in the kitchen is the floor which is a light grey, blue stone tile look (more grey), white trim woodwork and doors and honey oak cabinets w/ brushed nickel knobs (don't shoot me - I see so many people saying they are outdated and they hate them but I do like them for some reason. Plus I can't afford to change them out). What is changing: new granite countertops (not selected yet but looking for something dark with blue and veins - no speckles). Still havent decided on sink color but looking at porcelain �Ive seen some great advice on this forum so hoping someone would be willing to calm my nerves. Here are my questions: 1) is it going to look like a mishmash of colors with white, black and stainless steel appliances? 2) what wood color for kitchen table will go with the oak cabinets? Will the one we picked out tentatively work - it is light oak with maple inlays and dark brown vinyl seats (not really sure on the dark brown). Can I go darker on the table without clashing with cabinets? We were going to keep a few cabinets that are in the dining area and dress them up with some glass doors and a wine rack to eliminate need for a hutch or china cabinet. I want a table that can fit up to 10-12 for holidays. 3) do the counter stools (7 or 8) have to match the table? Should they match the cabinets? The granite? �My most favorite color schemes are deep blue (no baby or robin eggs blues) the light oak wood, white, grey and black. The wall color back splash are up for discussion too but Im leaning toward deep blue �My biggest fear is to spend all this money and have a hodge podge of colors and pieces. I will try to attach a picture of the space and potential new table if that helps. Thank you for any advice you can give that will get me to make a decision one way or another.�

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
andrzejewski

posted link to pics below

Here is a link that might be useful: Kitchen pics

    Bookmark   February 14, 2012 at 2:49PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Potential Contractor wants to have my SS Number ?
Good morning everyone! I'm in the process interviewing...
Marina Yashmanov
Designer vs contractor
Hi all, New to the forum here. Purchsed a 1960's bungalow...
houseofmagnolia
Will installing vinyl siding over cedar siding create a rot problem?
We have a friend with cedar siding installed over house...
laughablemoments
Questions about attic & insulation
1980's era house. Blown in FG insulation which at this...
lucas_tx_gw
Insulating exterior walls with rigid foam
We live in Silicon Valley, where the climate is moderate....
ylmzm
Sponsored Products
Pansy tablecloth (red/grey)
Origin Crafts
ORE International Lamps 30 in. Antique Black Table Lamp 8028BK
$61.25 | Home Depot
Gigatent The Party Tent - Blue - GT 004
$279.99 | Hayneedle
Eurostyle Cam-C Counter Stool in Cognac & Chrome [Set of 2]
Beyond Stores
Bedside Lamp: 28 in. Battersby Fieldstone Table Lamp TT100918
Home Depot
Leopard Table & Chair Set
$94.99 | zulily
Serena & Lily Diaper Changing Pad Insert
Serena & Lily
Asturias Aqua/Gold Blown Glass/Clear One-Light Table Lamp with Cream Silk Shade
$660.00 | Bellacor
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™