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Kitchen Reveal - Dark Cabinets, Light Counters

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After 18 months of working on our kitchen, we finally finished it up. We stained the cabinets using Java Gel Stain by General Finishes, added new solid surface countertops, installed a wood-vein backsplash, added open shelving and purchased Frigidaire Gallery Smudgeless Stainless Appliances.
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The kitchen before - basic, builder grade cabinets, counters and flooring.
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The Kitchen After
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Gel Stained Cabinets, Ikea Barstools, Solid Surface Countertops
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  • kitchen reveal dark cabinets light counters, countertops, home improvement, kitchen backsplash, kitchen cabinets, kitchen design, kitchen island
Open Shelving is wonderful for unloading the dishwasher. Our most used dishes go right up there!
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The new appliances are wonderful - they really are smudgeless!
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We updated the island with stained, wide-plank beadboard and quarter round.
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I just love my large, single bowl stainless steel sink. The soap pump is from Target and the dish towel is from Ikea.

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  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Jul 1, 2014

    Beautiful! I love the shelving and breakfast bar!

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Jul 2, 2014

    Your new kitchen is gorgeous!

  • Cindy Carley
    Cindy Carley Wamego, KS
    on Jul 2, 2014

    We love the way it turned out..........just beautiful! Job well done!!! :)

  • Rhonda L
    Rhonda L Moro, IL
    on Jul 2, 2014

    I like it, it looks really nice!!!

  • Johnna
    Johnna Cedar Hill, MO
    on Jul 2, 2014

    Beautiful!

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