subway tile + open shelves (wood tones warm up grays). dark grout, gray floor tile For kitchen, lighten cabinets to match open shelves tones, add white subway tile w grey grout and keep grey paint on wall. Consider wood tile instead of hardwood floor.
Removing upper cabinets to install wood shelves and wall panels. Kitchen renovation using original cabinets, Ikea butcher block countertops, white subway tiles, and shelves above small range hood. Galley kitchen, 1 of