The Kitchen – so often the heart of any home. For many years stained cabinets topped the trend as the most elegant option. Not so with recent trends. Painted kitchen cabinets continue to grow in popularity. Often, a dated kitchen will be transformed with a bright, new, cheery look by painting cabinets in white or a light shade. Trendy updates like this, or adding new hardware and window treatments may well result in bringing a older kitchen into the 21st century! But there are many different thoughts on the subject. Click the title below for a complete, interesting Houzz article giving you the Pros and the Cons for painted versus stained cabinetry.