This Is Why HGTV Designer Mina Starsiak Hawk Defends All-White Kitchens

published Jan 14, 2022
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Sterile. Boring. Bland and basic. These are some of the descriptions people who hate the concept of an all-white kitchen have used. But HGTV Star Mina Starsiak Hawk is laughing these misled ideals away on her Instagram account from the comfort and chicness of her own white kitchen.

In a recent video, she cackles at the criticisms as a caption reads “all white kitchens are so boring” with her response “don’t be ridiculous” to a popular TikTok sound that has recently gone viral.

Hawk is part of the mother-daughter duo Two Chicks and a Hammer and stars in the show “Good Bones.” In the post’s caption, Hawk elaborates that “white kitchens work as a clean slate to add any color,” and she practices what she preaches as the kitchen she is filming from has two-tiered solid white cabinets, crystal and silver hardware, and a marbled white and grey counter and backsplash. 

The caption goes on to explain that homeowners and designers who choose a dominantly white palette increase the flexibility and adaptability of their space for the future. Instead of repainting cabinets when you change your mind in a few years, you can change all the accent colors, hardware, and decor for a completely new look with minimal spending.

“Having that option gives you more flexibility when you get that itch to refresh your space,” Hawk writes. If you still aren’t convinced, she leaves one last jab in her hashtags: “#dontberidiculous.” 

It’s not the first time fans have seen Hawk endorse the magic and clean slate that is the all-white kitchen. In Sept., she posted a clip on her Instagram page of a home reveal featuring an all-white kitchen that had accent colors of bronze, brown, and one non-white feature, a stunning all-black island countertop.

She joins fellow HGTV stars the Property Brothers who are fans of this long-enduring trend, who prove that you can easily add pops of color to an all-white kitchen.