Saturday, May 5, 2012

Cabinets and Floors...

We had another dilemma today choosing hardwood floor colors that match our cabinets. I love really dark cabinets and dark hardwoods.

Here is what we definitely want:

  • Cabinets: Maple Espresso
  • Granite: St. Cecilia
The dilemma comes in with the floors..the darkest color option was Cherry. I'm not sure they will look right with the Expresso cabinets and I don't know what to do. We have hardwoods on the entire first floor by the way.

6 comments:

  1. I don't understand why pretty much all hardwood options are some variation of red...Do that many people really want red-toned flooring? We wanted dark floors too, but ended up going with the one that was the most neutral (ashy) brown, and I am really happy with them.

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  2. You might ask them if they have any pictures of other houses with the same cabinets and floors so you can see what it will look like.

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  3. We also went with the Espresso cabinets, and ended up with a latte mahogany floor as a non-standard option. But the hickory looked really good with it, as did some of the hand-scraped engineered options.

    Good luck! You'll have to post pics of what you choose.

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  4. We did our entire first floor, the stairs, and the upstairs hallway in hardwoods.

    I loved the dark brown hand scraped hardwoods, but my husband nixed the idea. We actually went with maple hardwoods in a cinnamon color - they are gorgeous. But we went with the light cabinets and black granite.

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  5. I love the Cecilia light granite looks so good with the darker cabinets. So much fun to pick and choose!

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  6. HI, what colors floors did you end up using? They look beautiful!

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