Gray Cabinets with Custom Wood Countertops and Butcher Blocks
To keep gray from looking too dreary, designers often pair the cabinets with a warm material like a wood countertop or butcher block.Wood countertops and butcher blocks add warmth and texture to the cool tones of gray kitchens.Designs featuring Gray Cabinets with Wood CountertopsShawna Dillon of Studio Snaidero D.C. Metro designed this award-winning modern kitchen with glossy cabinets.A custom distressed Walnut countertop brings warmth to this small gray kitchen designed by Stefan Hurray of Architect Design.To see more designs with wood countertops and gray cabinets, visit our Countertop Image Library.
Remodeling 101: All About Butcher Block Countertops
Warm and accommodating, butcher block is an affordable countertop material with a lot going for it.Maintain them regularly and butcher block countertops will reward you by aging gracefully.Are butcher block countertops the right material for you and your kitchen?Above: A butcher block countertop in a British Standard Cupboard Kitchen by Plain English.There are three basic construction styles of butcher block: edge grain, face grain, and end grain.
Cost of Butcher Block Countertops vs Granite
Types of Butcher Block Wood CountertopsThere are various types of wood that can be used for a butcher block countertop.Butcher Block Countertop MaintenanceButcher block countertops are considered to have moderate to high maintenance however it is all DIY and very easy to do.Butcher Block Wood PricesButcher block countertop costs anywhere between $35-$75 per square foot.Some popular options for your kitchen design are corian countertops, soapstone countertops, concrete countertops, laminate countertops, quartz countertops, marble countertops, stainless steel countertops, and recycled glass countertops.Granite Countertop Butcher Block Countertop Aesthetic Modern, Elegant, Luxurious Rustic, Traditional, Chic Price High-end $35- $75 & up per square foot $35-$75 & up per square foot.
How To Refinish Butcher Block Countertops
If you’re looking to stain or refinish butcher block countertops in the future, I hope this post helps you to avoid the mistakes we made.As many of you know, we refinished our butcher block countertops last month as part of our kitchen refresh.Of course, we ran into some snags along the way and today I wanted to share what we learned and just how to refinish butcher block.They’re solid birch butcher block.If you’ve needed to refinish your butcher block and you haven’t been sure where to start, I hope this post helps.
Please help choose Colors/Stain Gray Cabinet Butcher Block Counter top
We're in the midst of a low budget kitchen remodel and I could really use some help on paint colors...I like the farmhouse style and it goes with the rest of our 100+ year old farm house.I'm thinking of painting our shaker style cabinets light gray, we've already purchased butcher block counter tops, and doing a subway tile backsplash and creamy white walls.Some of the colors we've been considering areRepose Gray, Useful Gray, Mindful Gray or worldy gray.We need to pick a stain for the counter tops and will be adding some wood accents in that same stain.
How to seal butcher block countertops with food safe treatment
Sealing these butcher block countertops couldn’t have been easier.I used Watco Butcher Block Oil for the job.Especially since we were installing a farmhouse sink which is under mounted, possibly exposing the butcher block edges to water splashing up from the sink.When it came to searching for the best treatment to protect the butcher block, food safety was also at the top of the list.The result will be beautiful rich butcher block countertops you will love!
The kitchen may be considered the heart of the home, but in my case, it’s also at the heart of this DIY renovation.This whole kitchen renovation has been years in the making.Later, the cabinets were painted in a two-tone style (white uppers, gray lowers), the floor replaced with laminate, and the trim painted white.Kitchen makeover progresswhite and gray cabinetry postsbutcher block counter poststiled backsplash postscoffee maker area postsWhile there is still more yet to do, such as adding cabinet hardware and lighting fixtures, crown molding, and more, this room has come a very long way… enough to decorate this Christmas!Kitchen window at ChristmasOther Key Posts in Kitchen Makeover History:For even more kitchen projects, click here.
Small Kitchen Remodel Before and After -
Without further adieu, let’s dive right in to our small kitchen remodel before and after and how we got here.Small Kitchen Remodel Before and AfterHere’s what the kitchen looked like when we bought it.BeforeAfter we painted and turned them into pretty blue kitchen cabinets using the color Northern Star by Pratt & Lambert, it looked like this.years of living in our home with an out-dated kitchen, we finally tackled the kitchen renovation the summer of 2018.While I love the blue kitchen cabinets we had, I wanted our new cabinets to be more neutral.
Welcome To Laurel Home!Hi, I’m Laurel, and Laurel Home is the website and blog for Laurel Bern Interiors.Get The Indispensable Guide For 100s of Home Furnishings And Interior Design Sources That Everyone Is Raving Aboutmost popular blog postsFirst Name Email Yes!Get The Mega Laurel Home Paint and Palette Collections.To Find Out More – Click The Image Belowplease click below to check out my favorite decorating & design books
Gray kitchen interior design ideas
Gray kitchen interior design ideas look impressive but there is some really good knowledge involved when working with this color.Advantages and disadvantages of gray kitchen interior designWhy choose gray kitchen interior design?Spectacular gray kitchen interior design ideas – how to use the color creatively?Gray kitchen interior design ideas and color combinationsHow to combine gray with other colors to create a harmonious interior?When we talk about gray kitchen interior design ideas, it is generally accepted to combine gray with soft tones or bright colors.
30 Gray and White Kitchen Ideas
This gallery offers gorgeous gray and white kitchen ideas in a variety of design styles.The white cabinets of the main kitchen space goes well with the barnyard kitchen sink and white marble countertops.In this example, they used gray cabinets and marble countertops patterned with an equally gray kitchen island.Gray and white kitchen ideas can be trendy but using dark grays may be too dark for the average kitchen.Gray and white kitchen ideas that want to keep things bright can choose off white kitchen cabinets paired with gray walls.