Dark floors, like backsplash

Love the tile and focal wall color. Butler Lighting of High Point owner Carlos Butler, and design consultant Jordan Franklin share the latest trends.

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Black kitchen cabinets agains exposed brick for a warm and elegant look. Hanging pots and pans on the wall is a great space-saving idea!

To maximize storage, one half of the island contains a series of baskets and bins; the other half has an additional work surface mounted with casters to roll away when not in use.

The Chip 2.0 House

The Chip 2.0 House (Magnolia Homes)

Rachel and Luke Whyte, were the kind of clients Chip and I love to work with: creative, adventurous and ready to try new things. This is my most favorite Fixer Upper house!

Room Transformations from the Property Brothers | HGTV A possibility in taking the wall out between kitchen and living room.

Room Transformations from the Property Brothers

As seen on HGTV’s Property Brothers, this totally redesigned kitchen features gray-stained maple cabinets, quartz countertops and stainless steel pendant lights

white marble white appliances dark wood

I love this dark butcher block island counter top with white cabinets. I think the rest of the kitchen is a bit too white and sterile for my taste, but the dark butcher block counters really warm up the space and make it cozy.

The previous owners had restored the 105-year-old home, so the kitchen didn't need a total gut job. What it did need were some simple but substantial cosmetic upgrades — starting with paint.

A 105-Year-Old Texas Farmhouse Gets a Fresh New Look

The transitional Aragon home design gallery portfolio from Interiors by Steven G. has what clients need to find the perfect collection for their home.

Transitional Design Portfolio

Like the open shelves for pots and pans under the range.

Stove top with butcher block. Love the island stove with lots of room around the range top. Open shelving for pots and pans is great! so handy. Note to self: place so that stove top and fridge are within access while working.