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Blossom4538 Tue 08-Nov-16 22:42:21

So you all helped me choose our kitchen worktop recently...thank you! Now onto handles.

We are going for a grey shaker style kitchen with wood effect laminate. Can't decide between an iron antique cup handle or a rustic antique style brushed silver one! Some pics attached.
Hard to see but the second one has a purposely worn/antique finish. We are having quite light worktops, white ceramic sink and these are the units in pics - light grey.

Blossom4538 Tue 08-Nov-16 22:43:27

This is worktop:-

inmyshoos Wed 09-Nov-16 00:12:15

I much prefer the cup handles. I've always liked them.
The other ones are too modern for me.
Nice kitchen btw smile

FriedSprout Wed 09-Nov-16 00:35:55

The cup handles look much more classic and less likely to date imo.

Blossom4538 Wed 09-Nov-16 07:24:33

Haha, we are def going with the cup handles, but against grey with the worktop we've chosen, unsure whethwr to go
For dark antique iron/pewter - images on left or aged antique silver - image on right? Hard to see detail but can if u zoom in! :-)

KoalaDownUnder Wed 09-Nov-16 07:27:02

With your benchtop and the grey cabinets, I prefer the lighter silver handles on the right. smile

inmyshoos Wed 09-Nov-16 07:49:22

Lighter ones definitely.

Blossom4538 Wed 09-Nov-16 14:02:41

That's what I originally thought but when I google images of grey kitchens, the darker handles are quite striking. Now I'm not sure!

Wynona Sat 11-Mar-17 18:05:02

I'm also looking for handles what do you think of this or

mrscrocopop Sat 11-Mar-17 18:09:18

I like the ones in the first picture x

justaweeone Sat 11-Mar-17 18:13:25

I like the dark ones
I think they work better with the worktop and will look more striking as you have said
I also think they look more expensive as well as edgier

Wynona Sat 11-Mar-17 18:19:00

So nobody is loving my sparkle handles. Maybe DH is right after all. I really wanted a bit of bling

Mapless Wed 15-Mar-17 07:48:29

I have similar kitchen with dark cup handles. They look fab!

wobblywonderwoman Wed 15-Mar-17 07:49:55

Dark cup handles.

gluenotsoup Wed 15-Mar-17 07:53:03

The lighter ones. They look easier to blend other appliances and lighting with. I have chrome cup handles and love them.

HomeExtender Fri 17-Mar-17 16:34:31

What about getting some where the screws are hidden inside? I prefer the lighter Ines. They will lift the kitchen and match other appliances (kettle, toaster etc) better too.

3catsandcounting Sat 25-Mar-17 22:48:12

Dark cup handles.
I have cup handles on cream shaker units - they've been there 14 years, and still look good. Not dated and I'd choose them again.

Afishcalledchips Sat 25-Mar-17 23:07:37

I vote cup handles too

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