J: could do a lot with these ideas. Shinny subway tiles, glass cabinets (add light) tiny stove from other pictures, love the towel rack on the end of cabinet. Adorable garage or basement apartment kitchen
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ABOUT ME - the sweetest digs GREY on the BOTTOM and WHITE on the TOP - COTTAGE! - would love this (just paint top cabinets)
I love the black, white and wood combination. There are also very high ceilings and openness - in other words, space and lots of light. Lovely where all of this is possible.
black and marble:
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Two-toned gray and white cabinets, marble subway tile, Carrara countertops, a big farmhouse sink, and brass hardware give this kitchen a classic yet modern look.