So, what type of counter to do? I love love love love love love love (enough?) carrara marble countertops with white cabinets. I just can't get enough:
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BUT. I keep on hearing that they are difficult to care for, stain easily (who wants to worry about every single drip of red wine?), and can be greatly affected by every day items like vinegar and citrus. I am type-a in most areas, including cleanliness, so staining would eat away at me. I would lose it if I invested in carrara marble countertops just to end up with:
In no time I would end up like this:
So...I have tried to find some inspiration photos with darker countertops, or those that look like they might be a lighter version of granite or another stone. Any tips, tricks, or suggestions are welcome!
These ones are light but seem to have a bit of warmth to them:
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