Q: We're in the process of starting to build a house, and we're totally torn about the floors/kitchen cabinets. Our aesthetic is contemporary/Ikea-ish and we'd like to do wood on the whole first floor. In our current house we have wide-plank very light maple engineered hardwood in a glossy finish, and it makes all the rooms look very light and airy:
The other issue is that the wood will be going in the kitchen too, and there's no option for white cabinets, so we can either do light wood cabinets with dark floors, or dark wood cabinets with light floors. So, which combo would look most contemporary, AND wear the best with kids?
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