It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of granite. But if you insist on using it in your kitchen, here are a few classic and timeless granite options for you to consider.
Granite has a bad rap on this blog, so I thought I would write a post on which granite colours I think are classic and timeless.
1. Absolute Black
Black granite is less pricey than black quartz, so if you want black countertops, this is the way to go.
Black is my second choice after white quartz with white cabinets because I like the contrast. And, you still have a wide range of colour options to work with for wall colours, window coverings and accessories.
2. White-ish or Gray-ish Granite
There are a few in this category. Some are pretty and light and others are too dark and murky for me.
This is Supreme White Granite. It looks lovely here but also can be very dark and blotchy depending on the slab you end up with. Remember, shopping for granite is hard. Bring a sample home with you to be sure.
This is Kashmir White granite. I’m not crazy about the burgundy marks all over it but they would relate to brown cabinets if you weren’t installing a white kitchen.
In the kitchen below, it pairs nicely with the wood handles. But, I think it can also be a good choice with white cabinets.
This is Princess White granite. I had never heard of it until I started searching for white/gray granite. This is the lighter version. But if you search you will find some darker (too blotchy for me) slabs as well.
Remember though, light coloured granite is really fragile and also will need to be kept sealed to prevent stains.
I’m sure there are a few more options available but all fall into this pale white/gray category.
Is granite trendy?
Yes of course, but it’s still more versatile than the rest in terms of leaving you with the most choices for accessories, window coverings and wall colour. And just because it’s trendy doesn’t mean it can’t be considered a classic.
Am I missing any whites/grays? Post a link below if you think there’s more to add.
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