These colors hold an appeal to the senses and usually make a room more hospitable and cozy. Painting cabinets preserves their integrity and provides a fresh new look without the cost of replacement.
The type of wall paint chosen for this kitchen has a creamy color that is quite similar to sherwin williams sw 7106 honied white or benjamin moore windham cream hc 6.
Country kitchen colors with oak cabinets. A good country style kitchen is not monotonous when it comes to color combinations. Since a country style kitchen usually combines the dining and kitchen area there are more pieces of furniture to harmonize in color. There should be a variant of around two or more color elements that dominate the entire room or kitchen.
Mar 23 2013 explore malena kaplan mk staging des s board kitchens with oak cabinets on pinterest. This drool worthy shade called vine ripened tomato by magnolia home will add an inviting burst of color to walls that lend vibrant contrast to oak wood cabinets. An alternative to preserving the look of oak is to take the plunge and paint your kitchen cabinets in an appealing shade.
White cabinets coupled with white walls works to open up a small kitchen. In my opinion this is too dark and once again just dates the space and makes it feel too dark via buzzle benjamin moore sweet spring is a perfect choice to offset the golden tones of the cabinetry. Neutral colors such as white cream black taupe or gray make timeless cabinet paint colors.
Open faced cabinets create an even more spacious feel. Other good colors for kitchens with oak cabinets are reds yellows and oranges all of which are very warm colors and work well with these cabinets. As an example in the craftsman kitchen photo above there are stained red oak cabinets that have a warm appearance because of the color.
You do not have to necessarily stick to the brighter shades of reds and oranges. To help you achieve the farmhouse kitchen of your dreams you may also want to consider soapstone countertops and a wood slat backsplash painted the same shade of red. Well along with honey maple cabinets and black granite and beige fake marble tile floor in the kitchen the prior homeowner installed 10 years ago and 1960s white oak in the dinning room along with gray and white marble backsplash we added 1 year ago.
The liberal use of beadboard on the ceiling backsplash and cabinet edges adds some charm and personality to the space. See more ideas about oak cabinets home kitchens kitchen design. Another popular color often used in oak cabinet kitchens is red.
Light colors reflect sunlight from the oversized kitchen window.