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.
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If I'm brave enough, I'll wallpaper the inside glass cabinets instead of paint a LO and behold life: Operation Kitchen Cabinet Re-org - love the idea of adding fabric to the back of the cabinet for a pop
Painting Mobile Home Kitchen Cabinets -- I used this bonding primer and painted all the yucky brown paper covered plastic molding and door frames; you can't imagine the difference! Took 2 and sometimes 3 coats of primer and 1 coat of paint.