Carrara marble counters, instead of black counters. Black windows and open shelves. Budget permitting: white or Carrara sink. From This Old House: Kitchen with white subway tile, floating shelves, stainless farmhouse sink.
Cottage Charm - It looks great with beaded-board-style cabinets that mimic timeworn wainscoting. Dark grout suggests spaces while reducing upkeep on subway-tile walls. Like the bead board and the blue with white.
paint inside or outside of our cabinets? DIY - Colored Kitchen Cabinets Interiors using Sea Swell by Valspar Paint. Always think of outsides. What a nice way to change inside of cabinets with pop of color
Chalkboard paint ideas for the kitchen. I like the idea of putting the paint just behind the stove and putting the menu up for either the day or week-BUT.worried oil/grease from the stove would stain the paint.