She chose National Treasure Granite which is full of movement. The major colors in this stone are brown, black, tan and white making it neutral enough to match oak, dark or even light cabinets. Her oak cabinets pull out the browns and tans in the stone while her dark tile floor pull in the blacks throughout the stone.
Connie went with an eased edge profile and a four inch granite backsplash for her kitchen. Her kitchen is considered a Medium sized kitchen which ranges from 50-70 square foot of countertop area.
National Treasure is considered an exotic stone and is labeled a Category D stone. The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has been the authoritative source of information of natural stone for over 70 years. The MIA assign categories to all Granites, Marbles and other natural stones. Categories are based a variety of factors including color variation, movement and composition of the stone.