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What is the best way to choose a new granite countertop and tile backsplash to go with a mix of appliance colors?

I want to replace my old countertop with granite and a new tile backsplash. My dilemma is this: I have a white refrigerator and black wall oven, dishwasher, and microwave. I canít afford all new appliances. Will my kitchen look out of kilter to have a mix of appliance colors with my new countertop and backsplash?
Submitted by suzieq62

It’s not such a bad thing to have mixed appliance colors in a kitchen. Many people are in this situation, and in my opinion there are much better reasons to upgrade appliances than to change the color. Replacing your countertop and backsplash, on the other hand, gives you a wonderful opportunity to change the look of your kitchen at the same time you upgrade the surfaces. Including black and white in the granite and tile might be a good way to complement the look of your appliances, but the best choice is your personal preference.


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