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I saw sort of this same question asked but it was more matching wood with fabric colours....this question is wood to wood.  We just bought a brand new home and the cupboards are neutral wood, high in grain, no golden tone at all. The countertop has brown and gold flecks in mainly black.  My question is this:  The pub style table/chair set we LOVE is Cherry Walnut (so fairly heavy on the dark red tone) and the chair seats are black leather.  Will this work?  I thank you in advance for your help...Sophia

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Sophia,

The short answer is that YES this will absolutely work.  Combining wood tones creates interest as well as texture and contrast.  I think the combination of cherry and high grain neutrals will be striking, and the black leather will coordinate with the countertop.

Thanks for writing.

Regards,
Jenny

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