Counter top color?

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I have oak cupboards that i would love to paint but hubby says NO,getting new counter top wondering what colors would look best
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  • Courtney - March Orchard Courtney - March Orchard on Jan 20, 2014
    If you have laminate counters you could always paint them with chalkboard paint. That is what I did and it only cost $50. Here's my post in case you are interested: http://www.hometalk.com/1848045/chalkboard-countertops I'm partial to black counters. :)
  • Connie Demerchant Connie Demerchant on Jan 20, 2014
    I Love it,what color paint did you use on your cupboards?
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    • Connie Demerchant Connie Demerchant on Jan 21, 2014
      @March Orchard Showed Hubby your pics,he really liked your white Cabinets.Fingers crossed that he will let me paint mine. Looking at the Rustoleoum Cabinet paint .Thanks for the ideas.
  • Lisa Lisa on Jan 21, 2014
    We have golden oak cupboards that I was tired of also but my husband would not consider paint. When the light beige colored countertop needed replacing we went with a granite pattern in a darker color, black and grey with some brownish red and white specks and it turned out great. I love the updated look.
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    • Lisa Lisa on Jun 22, 2015
      Thinking of a greyed beige for the color when I can paint. The kitchen floor and living room carpeting are both a mixture of grey and beige.
  • Sandra Sandra on Jan 21, 2014
    painted cabinets can be beautiful, but can also end up looking really horrible. I've seen both. Be careful.
  • Courtney - March Orchard Courtney - March Orchard on Jan 21, 2014
    That's awesome Connie, I'm glad he liked the pictures. Let me know if you tackle it, I'd love to see pictures.
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth on Mar 08, 2015
    You need to pull some color out of what is already there....to go with your cabinets.Look at your new counters and write down all the colors you see...then you can choose a color that you like.