Style Trends for Kitchen Cabinet and Counter Combinations

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Your kitchen is the most important room in your home and choosing the right combination of cabinet and counters is one of the biggest challenges in any kitchen makeover. Here are the latest style trends for kitchen cabinet and counter combinations.


Becki Owens


Kitchen Style Trends

Consider the overall style of your kitchen. Before you decide on the colors and materials for your cabinets and countertops, you should think about the overall style and mood you want to create in your kitchen.

Do you want a modern and minimalist look, a cozy and rustic feel, or a classic and elegant vibe? Your choice of cabinet style and countertop material should reflect and complement your desired style. For example, if you want a modern kitchen, you can opt for flat-panel cabinets with sleek hardware and quartz or concrete countertops.

If you want a rustic kitchen, you can choose shaker-style cabinets with exposed hinges and wood or butcher block countertops. If you want a classic kitchen, you can go for raised-panel cabinets with ornate details and marble or granite countertops.

Choosing Kitchen Cabinet and Counter Color Schemes

Choose a color scheme that suits your taste and personality. The color of your cabinets and countertops can have a big impact on the appearance and atmosphere of your kitchen.

You can choose a color scheme that suits your taste and personality, whether it’s neutral and subtle, bright and cheerful, or dark and dramatic. You can also use different techniques to create contrast or harmony between your cabinets and countertops, depending on the effect you want to achieve. For example, contrasting colors for your cabinets and countertops create a focal point and add some interest to your kitchen.

You can also choose complementary colors for your cabinets and countertops to create a balance and a sense of unity in your kitchen.

Combining Cabinet & Counter Textures & Finishes

Use different textures and finishes to add some variety and character to your kitchen. Another way to coordinate your cabinets and countertops is to use different textures and finishes to add some variety and character to your kitchen.

Choose different types of wood, metal, stone, or laminate for your cabinets and countertops to create different looks and feels. Or try different types of finishes, such as matte, glossy, or distressed, to create different effects. For example, you can use matte-finish cabinets with glossy-finish countertops to create a contrast and a modern look.

Distressed-finish cabinets with smooth-finish countertops create a rustic charm.

Cabinet Colors

White cabinets: White is a classic and versatile color that works well with any style and any countertop material. White cabinets can make your kitchen look brighter, bigger, and cleaner. You can pair white cabinets with any color of countertop, such as black granite for a striking contrast, gray quartz for a sleek look, or wood for a warm touch.

Gray cabinets: Gray is a neutral and sophisticated color that can create a modern and elegant look in your kitchen. Gray cabinets can also complement any countertop material, such as white marble for a refined look, concrete for an industrial vibe, or blue quartzite for a pop of color.

Blue cabinets: Blue is a bold and cheerful color that can add some personality and energy to your kitchen. Blue cabinets can also work well with various countertop materials, such as white quartz for a crisp look, butcher block for a cozy feel, or brass for a glamorous touch.



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August 22, 2023

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Style Trends for Kitchen Cabinet and Counter Combinations

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Style Trends for Kitchen Cabinet and Counter Combinations