Dark countertops and cabinet hardware provide much-needed contrast to a white kitchen. Small pops of color in the cabinet interiors and a splash of pattern on the window treatments play into the beachy character of the home.
Opulence is out, quality is in: That's the takeaway from most remodeling trend reports, including Cost vs. Value. In fact, midrange projects made bigger gains than either low-end or high-end remodels. That may equal some custom and some off-the-shelf cabinetry, a few personalized items here and there, and layout options designed to appeal to current and future homeowners.
The Contemporary Kitchen Makeover They Wish They'd Done Sooner