Posted by Merillat Design Professional, Sarah Reep on Feb 14th 2018
Can These New Cool Tones Get Your Kitchen into the Grey Zone?
Grey tones remain popular in the kitchen. And why not? Grey is a fresh alternative to white or off-white that takes the color palette to the cool side in a Modern-style kitchen.
Grey is so versatile. It works well with paint and stain, tiles and textures. Grey also accepts a wide range of coordinating colors – even a warm gold or a cool pewter metallic.
Grey can let a cool palette drive the design for your entire kitchen space. Cabinets in light grey set against dark wood flooring provide a high-contrast look. Or you can warm up the room with mid-value wood flooring.
If you love white, but are intrigued by grey, Mist may be the answer. It’s a very light grey that moves the color from a pure-white Cotton to a cool neutral for a more toned-down contrast.
A painted grey finish like Mist helps bring out the cabinetry’s door and drawer styles – more so than stained wood grain. Choose light grey for a five-piece drawer front. Sure, it costs a bit extra, but you get the added value of more drawers – and the paint’s consistency across all doors and drawers lends a more finished appearance.
If you prefer the charming ambiance of a traditional farmhouse kitchen, there are many ways to easily achieve the warmth and nostalgia that are defining characteristics of country kitchens. From exposed wooden beams to antiques, wicker baskets, and heirlooms, every element that goes into designing a country kitchen reflects what you’ll get out of it. 1. RUSTIC [...]
In a Much Lived-in Kitchen, Glass Doors Help Personalize the Design Do you like to spend a lot of time in your kitchen – even you’re not cooking, eating, or cleaning? This calls for a kitchen designed just for you. Even a relatively small touch, like glass doors for certain cabinets, can help bring the personal touch to your kitchen. A glass door [...]
Never Too Many Places to Stash Things – So No Skimping on Storage! Cabinet storage can be key to a kitchen design both beautiful and functional. In selecting your cabinets, you’ll want to leave as little space as possible to waste. This requires a very careful investment. If you budget too tightly now, you can miss out on the newest [...]
At the heart of your cooking space; these multi-functional kitchen assets can enhance both utility and design. What You Need to Know About Kitchen Islands Kitchen islands complete the kitchen triangle for number of kitchen shapes, to make work stations much more efficient. It is a value-add for a kitchen remodel. It makes clean-up faster, food prep easier, and socializing effortless. An island [...]
Kitchen fads may come and go, but white kitchens trends seem to never go away. A timeless look and universal appeal, that is great for homes of all ages, sizes and styles. Here are the 3 top reasons why white cabinets are a popular choice. 1. DESIGN FLEXIBILITY White kitchens can act as a blank canvas for [...]