3 Suburban Homes Where Black Cabinets Are the New White

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Some people see a red door and they want it painted black. Others see an all-white kitchen and want those kitchen cabinets painted black. This glam alternate to white cabinetry and countertops can be as individual as you are. With apologies to the Stones, we found three great homes with the emerging trend of black kitchen cabinets for this week’s Suburb Sunday.

Wide Open Spaces in North Keller

Address: 2016 Vista Trail in Keller

4 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,786 square feet

Jacque McDonald of eXp Realty has listed this four-bedroom, three-bedroom home nestled in the heart of North Keller. “This nicely updated home is situated on almost a half-acre lot with tons of mature trees shading a large diving pool just waiting for summer.” Recent updates include paint throughout, popcorn ceiling removal, kitchen counters, backsplash, stainless appliances with gas cooktop, epoxy floors in oversized garage, and extensive tree work has been done. It has a huge carport and workshop with electricity.

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Modern Farmhouse on Lake Ray Hubbard

Address: 6007 Volunteer Place in Rockwall

4 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,887 square feet

Evan Matteson with Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors has listed this modern farmhouse with German Schmear exterior with coveted lake views. “Serene sunsets from the outdoor patio and private deck overlooking the lake. Open floor plan will host large gatherings. 2 wood burning fireplaces, 2nd living could be a study. Updated kitchen with stainless app, wine fridge, walk-in pantry. Enjoy the large laundry-mud room with sink. The master suite is a retreat with completely renovated bathroom, 2 walk-in closets, and vaulted shiplap ceiling. The enclosed sunroom is a flex space for play, crafts, pet retreat or sitting area.”

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Ashton Woods Home in Pecan Square

Address: 2504 Elm Place in Northlake

4 bedrooms, 4 baths
2,496 square feet

“New Ashton Woods home located in the new master-planned community Pecan Square in Northwest ISD. Upgrades like hardwood flooring, Whirlpool stainless steel gas appliances, a 5-burner cooktop, an oversized eat-in island with Quartz counters, a matte black pull down faucet, stainless undermount sink, and 36″ upper cabinetry in the kitchen makes this already beautiful home more luxurious. A formal study with storage closet is a perfect office space. The master suite is the only bedroom on the main floor and features a double-sink vanity, a full-tile shower and a sizeable walk-in closet. The second-floor game room is accompanied by three secondary bedrooms and two full baths. This South facing home overlooks a heavily landscaped carriageway.”

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Shelby Skrhak

Shelby is Associate Editor of CandysDirt.com, where she focuses on sponsored content, estate sales, and suburbs. She's a journalist and podcaster turned full-time freelance writer based in Plano. She comes to CandysDirt.com after running digital content and social media at SUCCESS magazine. She's a Lake Highlands native and graduate of UT-Dallas.

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  1. mmKaren Eubank says

    I’ve been suggesting that my staging clients paint their cabinetry black for about 20 years now when white is not an option. It’s an immediate transformation for sad, old yellowed cabinets or outdated stained cabinets.
    Thanks for providing every stager with a great set of visuals!

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