{via Carriage Lane Designs} When I received this Ask Maria question asked slightly different two times recently, I thought it deserved a stand-alone post even though my regular readers will have read my opinion here: We are doing a complete gut job on our kitchen and starting over with high end shaker cherry cabinets. I want to balance the dark… Continue reading →

Best Countertop for Stained Wood Cabinets

We saved money using a standard 3x6 white subway tile from Home Depot.  Even though our backsplash tile choice was cheap, it's still a classic look and I really love the way it looks all the way up to to the ceiling behind the open shelves, and around the kitchen window.  I also really love the light grey grout we selected.  It is subtle, but really makes the tile a feature in the kitchen.

natural wood open shelves - white subway tile - white cabinets - love it all. I might keep some open shelving when the time comes

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Love these hexagon tiles! White subway tile backsplashes are elegant, they're classic, and they're everywhere. Here are seven stylish (and affordable) alternatives.

Jennifer Muirhead Interiors, Kitchen Remodel, Morrocan Tile Backsplash, Tabarka, Honed Marble Countertops, Farmhouse sink, Brass faucet  One Peek at This Modern Kitchen and You'll Be Tile Dreaming for a Month

One Peek at This Modern Kitchen and You'll Be Tile Dreaming for a Month