Choosing a countertop color can be daunting, especially when there are so many colors and varieties to choose from.
Whether you have a full kitchen remodel, replacing your countertops or building new construction, you will find some helpful information in this blog to make the process easier.
Determine what your main countertop color will be in your new kitchen.
It doesn’t have to be one color, it could be two or three colors; pulling from your cabinets, flooring, wall, and backsplash.
If you are selecting a light-painted cabinet or light-stained wood, a darker granite or quartz might be a nice contrast.
If you’re selecting a darker painted cabinet or darker stained wood, a lighter granite or quartz will make your cabinets really stand out.
The contrasting granite or quartz to your cabinet color really makes your kitchen cabinets “pop.”
Pull a color from your wall or backsplash and select a granite or quartz that has the same color within to complement it.
Have fun with it, it’s ok to mix different styles and patterns; the contrast adds depth, sophistication, and texture to your kitchen.
Whether you select wood, tile, or vinyl plank flooring, choose a color within your flooring and select a granite or quartz with accents of that color. These products usually have multiple color variations within.
You can select a granite or quartz in a solid base color such as blacks, whites, beiges, and grays to match your floors or a light base such as white, gray & cream with colorful veining and details within, to bring out your floors.
Dark hardwood floors in a dark espresso are very popular and create a super sleek kitchen when paired with a white quartz countertops.
Light floors will look beautiful with a dark gray or black granite or quartz countertop. This is a modern look and adds warmth to your space.
If pulled off correctly, this look can be stylish, timeless, and cohesive.
If you choose this option it’s best to keep it simple, this is a classic look and never goes out of style.
This look is not for everyone, this kitchen design is all the same color; stark and white. It has a sharp and clean look, hence “sterile.”
Don’t feel restricted in designing your kitchen with the same color countertop, you can mix and match.
Your island countertop can be a contrasting stone & color from the rest of your layout. This look will showcase your island, while still drawing your eye to the rest of your kitchen
Keep in mind the size of your kitchen space when it comes to what color countertops you choose; if you have a small space with limited windows and lighting, darker cabinets and countertops can make the space look much smaller and closed off.
I hope this has inspired you in creating a beautiful new kitchen. Start with your inspirational photos and have fun being creative. If you’re not a creative person, an interior designer can help to achieve your goal for your finished look!