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Hello, We have purchased an old home built in the 1800'S. They added an addiction that we are updating  a new kitchen. It is small approximately 12 by14. We took down the walls so the whole downstairs is open. Blonde hardwood floors now in the dining room which goes right into the kitchen. I was thinking of having a slight threshold, there is one now and putting in a new wood floor running the other way stained real dark like choclate. My cabinets are all white nantucket style beadboard. Most of counter will be white corian with a lime green island, and grI am going to do both walls in the family, dining  rooms that run from the back to front of the house and living room in a light gold yellow. color.  All the celings are white.  Going to go with a white trim for all else including the small moldings.  The kitchen and living room are on opposite ends of the house and run from back to front.   Thanks,  Nancy  


If your question is whether or not all this will work together, the answer is yes.  

It would be virtually impossible to match the old/new flooring, and by doing a dark wood, you'll definitely draw attention to the new kitchen area.


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