love these distressed cabinets. Tans, whites and creams are always a safe bet, but a light French gray is a new neutral. Grays can be cold on occasion, but distressing them so the wood peeks through warms them right up.
Friederike Kemp Biggs painted the kitchen cabinets in her New York penthouse with a rubbed finish of black over Chinese blue, limned in gold. Kitchen by Friederike Kemp Biggs and George W. Sweeney in New York, New York