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When considering what colour you should have for your Granite kitchen worktop, you may be tempted to go for a bright and lighter colour however you may not be sure whether you ‘should’. White is one of the most popular colours out there however a lot of people prefer to keep away from it and go for cream instead, unlike white cream is not as light and therefore will not show off quite as many marks and therefore it is much more practical for more people and families.
But there are also a few downfalls to choosing a cream Granite worktop. Read on to find out whether a cream Granite kitchen worktop is for you.
Pros of Cream Granite
If you are looking for a stylish and timeless piece then cream Granite is exactly what you are looking for. When you add Granite to your kitchen you are already giving it some character and it will never go out of style, but when you purchase it in cream it just adds to that timeless elegance that you will enjoy for many years to come. You will never have to choose another colour or stone at any time soon, unless you personally want to.
Cream is also great when it comes to finding a colour or shade to match up with it. Almost any colour and shade whether it is light or dark will match perfectly against cream, giving you flexibility in choosing your colour theme, purchasing accessories or even keeping everything the same. If you are the type of person who like to switch up their colour theme and accessories every few years, then a cream Granite worktop is perfect for you and your kitchen.
Cream is also perfect if your house has a smaller kitchen, as cream is able to reflect light and give it the appearance of being a much bigger room than it really is. However, while it does not work as brilliant as white for this it does the job. Cream will make your kitchen space look bigger in a much more affordable way.
Cream also has a beautiful and clean look about it that automatically will make your kitchen appear to be fresh, far more than it usually does. Lighter colours always have the power to transform any space and turn it into a fresh, clean looking space that is breathtakingly beautiful.
Cons of Cream Granite
As kitchens are usually the heart of the home, they have to put up with a large amount of traffic every day. As we mentioned before, some people consider cream as a difficult colour to keep clean than other shades and colours out there. While it is darker than white, it still remains to be a somewhat difficult colour to keep clean, especially with those sticky little fingers about!
Above, we mentioned that cream is able to transform your kitchen space and make it appear to be much bigger than it actually this. While this is a great thing for some people it definitely will not be if you already have a large kitchen and do not want it to look any bigger. You may want to break up the cream colour with a few other textures or darker colours and shades to make sure that your kitchen has not been made to look far too big.