DIY Message Boards
Granite matching cabinets??

This topic can be found at:
http://boards.diynetwork.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/8091013504/m/7073922967

Mar 27, 2013, 08:23 AM
Thurlowboys3
Granite matching cabinets??
Hello All we are in the process of completely redoing our whole kitchen and I had my counter top and cabinets all picked out. I thought I would show a couple of people just to see what they thought and one of them thinks the granite doesn't match the cabinets. Its a lite brown cabinet with a brown and white color granite. It now makes me wonder if I made the right choice. Is there such a thing of my granite not going with my cabinets?!?!?! Please help!
Mar 27, 2013, 09:07 AM
thomashenry
it is hard to judge that without seeing them but it sound ok it is a very big decison often with second thoughts. my wife had a lot of second thoughts but after they were in she is very happy. good luck.

This message has been edited. Last edited by: thomashenry,
Mar 27, 2013, 10:06 AM
Re-mdlr
Never really heard of the countertops not going with the cabinets, -- but there's no doubt some colors will go better than others.

How are you picking out the countertops -- are you looking at a small sample and making the decision? I find it best to look at the full slabs to see what it will look like. Does your granite supplier offer that? The good shops do, in fact, they tell you to come by and pick out the slabs. At least here on the West Coast they do. I don't know where you're building
Mar 27, 2013, 11:50 AM
swschrad
there is a lot to be said for contrast and the color wheel, too. I'm with Re-mdlr in that bringing a door to the marble plant is a good idea. but in the end, if you like it, to heck with the whiners.

I have a standing line that there are 29 flaws in every project I do. find them all, win a prize.

I don't tell them the prize is a trip to the tool crib, and the order, "fix 'em yourself, then."


sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?
Mar 27, 2013, 08:14 PM
nona
what matters is what you like and never mind other opinions. You're the one that has to live with it , so do whatever makes you happy
Nov 19, 2013, 12:02 PM
Mike8918
All you have to do is buy matching granite knobs. It will make everything match perfectly.
Nov 20, 2013, 06:03 AM
worktops
If its tonal it should go. Accent with some cream ceramics on your worktops to lighten it up. But i'd have gone with black or white myself... saying that i have wood cabinets with a green/brown flecked worktop at home which i think works (with slate flooring)