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jirvineNovember 30, 2012
Just remodeled an eat-in kitchen 12x20. Cabinets are honey maple, granite is Magma Gold, black appliances, Durascape, Denali flooring. Eating area meets hallway and living room of a small 1980 rancher. LR has paneling to be removed or painted at a later date. We are not afraid of color, but would like something that keeps the room bright. I have attached pictures of room and granite with backsplash. Thanks.
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designmuse
LOVE the granite! I think Salsa Dancing or Caliente from Benjamin Moore would look great in this kitchen.
    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 6:39PM
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Dytecture
Here is a kitchen with bright lime green walls and accents.

Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Kitchen 6 · More Info
    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 7:11PM
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Darzy
The granite should be "the star of the show" and do everything else neutral. Walls, baseboards, window trim, door, adjacent paneling paint Swiss Coffee. It looks kinda white...like coffee with a lot of cream! There is already a lot of "movement" in the granite and floors, so something simple and bright for the rest would balance it all.
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olldcan
Totally agree with Darzy but I would stain the island cabinets black and maybe the lower base cabinets on the perimeter too.
    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 7:38PM
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shawn602
That counter is gorgeous!
    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 7:52PM
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aandrews361
Awesome!!! Don't go against the natural colors your kitchen already has. I think a subtle gold/ yellow would really look classy and warm. he bold color are nice but a fad , and when the fads over you"ll be faced with the same problem. You have to love your kitchen!!
    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 8:36PM
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tatts
Okay, now you've don it! You understand that you're going to have to bring the whole house up to the level of the kitchen, right? ;-)

You need to extend the look and the lines of the kitchen into the eating area. Keep the same color palette. And, whatever you do, replace the baseboard and door window trim with something that is beefier and of a style that matches the kitchen. That trim no longer works.
    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 8:46PM
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jirvine
Thanks to all who made suggestions and comments, they are appreciated!
    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 8:49AM
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Granite Grannies
This Magma Gold kitchen has very subdued colors, but it might help you get a good idea of what looks good with your stone (even thought this Magma is a bit more orange than yours).
Project: Magma Gold Granite Kitchen in Owings, MD · See Project
    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 9:38AM
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jirvine
thanks granite grannies. i especially like to see the floor on this picture, looks very similar to ours.
    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 10:01AM
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