Dark countertop white cabinets - pls share yours

mirucaJuly 11, 2013

We just chose white cabinets - and want a dark countertop - if you have this combination would you please share what your countertop is ...
And pictures if possible. Thanks!

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cheryleb

Here is mine. I have white cabs and a dark brown island. I have read enough to know that some people hate busy granite but I kept the kitchen simple and used the granite for the wow factor. I had initially planned to use bianco antico but the slabs that were available when I was choosing had too much gold and yellow. This one is azul aran and it has beautiful sections with what looks like mother of pearl as well as chunks of crumpled copper paper beneath the surface. There is also a slight blue grey undertone that ties in with my plan.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 8:29AM
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Debbi Branka

I have white cabs with blue pearl granite on the perimeter. The island is navy blue with statuary marble.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 8:35AM
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gsciencechick

Another blue pearl here.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 9:43AM
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bcafe

Soapstone.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 9:58AM
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erhm

We have white cabinets with Caesarstone Raven counters.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 10:31AM
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fouramblues

Paperstone in chocolate on perimeter (sorry the pic shows more of the island top than the perimeter top):

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 11:18AM
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LoriF

Soapstone here.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 6:25PM
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AboutToGetDusty

Soapstone with white cabs.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 9:52PM
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lilymila

White cabinets with Caesarstone wild rice.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 12:21AM
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miruca

These are great! Choosing is apparently going to be a real issue!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 1:47AM
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sanjuangirl

My cabinets are beige and my perimeters are Black Galaxy. We're obviously not finished, but you can see the contrast.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 2:10AM
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nirena

Hey cheryleb - do you know what color your cabinets are? I l'm going for that look, not too yellow or too bright. Thanks!

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 8:46AM
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fsteph

Frosty white cabs with Leathered Antique Brown granite

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 11:53AM
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Barbarav

Wow,there are some great photos here! Fsteph, sanjuangirl, and erhm love your backsplash. Love that soapstone! Do you find it to be low or high maintenance?

    Bookmark   July 14, 2013 at 8:55AM
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ailene54

My granite is New Venetian Gold, my cabinets are BM Canvas

    Bookmark   July 14, 2013 at 1:26PM
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kruegesm

Our kitchen redo is a work in progress and definitely a modest, budget kitchen. We have Schrock white maple cabinets and we went with Wilsonart HD slate. What I like about the pattern we chose is it does not really look like it is trying to be something other than laminate (despite its name- slate)...yet still is pretty and interesting. The old laminate that was in here that looked like fake wood---actually had no damage and we have been here 27 years, so I was not afraid of laminate being damaged very easily. Also a stainless steel backsplash---my "dream " kitchen would have marble! Next we have to do the floor and put in the white plantation shutters,,,

Anyway...white and black...

    Bookmark   July 14, 2013 at 3:57PM
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kruegesm

2nd pic- will be getting wood floor and plantation shutteres

    Bookmark   July 14, 2013 at 4:00PM
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willtv

It would be tough to get more dark & light contrast than we did for our 2009 kitchen reno.
Cabs are BM Gardenia.
Countertops are Blue In The Night Granite.
Floors are Montauk Black Slate.
Here's a shot.

I'm also attaching a link to a slideshow to give you a better idea.
HTH

Here is a link that might be useful: Black & White Kitchen

This post was edited by willtv on Wed, Jul 17, 13 at 20:25

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 9:45PM
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Gooster

White with Piatra Grey Caeserstone

Here is a link that might be useful: More in Reveal

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 10:30PM
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mpagmom

I have leathered kodiak brown granite in my kitchen (it pretty much looks black):

I have steel grey granite in my basement kitchenette:

This post was edited by mpagmom on Mon, Jul 15, 13 at 23:05

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 11:02PM
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