White cabinets honed slate counter tops, and black handles. Love the slate counter, cabinet style with lots of pull-out drawers, and wood floors! Per This Old House: Slate is so dense that sealing isn't required. Buff out scratches with an abrasive pad. For more gloss, use mineral oil. Highly acid-resistant.
Bright, cheery and timeless, white remains the kitchen color of choice. And, it's easy to see why with these 55 traditional, modern, cottage and contemporary white kitchens that are anything but boring.