you were able to give us good ideas as to the color to choose. thank you! Abalone is a mix between gray, brown and purple. Colours includes gray, green and cream ~Kylie. Hi Diana! Online decorating and e-design, e-decor consultations. I love that it’s subtle but still colourful – the others are fab as well, but I feel like Rainwashed does the job just on a softer level. Thank you very much for your helpful advice! We painted our orange trim decorators white but my Maple kitchen cabinets still have the orangish/yellow color. Only a small pony room remained. If you would like to check that out, here’s the link A Kylie M Interiors Fan! Oy!!! Thank you for any words of decorating wisdom you can pass along! HOWEVER, contrast, as in ‘lighter vs darker’ is also a great way to do things – from what I’m reading there, I don’t see a problem at all! Below, we will be getting into details as to why we selected the color options above. Where can I (or you) find that piece? Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! Love it! It’s suitable for a free feeling in your room without being too hard on the eyes. Yellow-toned woods are often pretty committed to yellow, but can also slide slightly into orange and more rarely, they can pick up a wink of pink or green. Two-tone colors can work well to combine the best of colors. Your advice to the other readers has been wonderful. Hi Kylie You want to either highlight the undertones in the cabinets by pairing them with like colors, or go with a high-contrast look of dark and light or bright. Faux Wood Paint Colors Used to Create Realistic Painted Woodgrain Base coats are applied in ranges of yellow to beige/soft white or orange, depending on the faux wood being created. This post has been very helpful. Hi, I have a great room, kitchen, dining and family room. Ive been searching for this type of info on pinterest/houzz for about 3 years since we moved into our 1900s house with orange/red woodwork. As a cooler color, it bodes well in places where you have oak cabinets. What are your thoughts in me choosing accessible beige? Amber colored trim & pink beige carpet. Oh Brittney, I FEEL YOUR PAIN! If the color doesn’t work, refinishing, staining or bleaching and staining would be so much better than paint.A medium brown would be easier for upkeep (cleaning) than dark or very light. The previous color was a green color, however I tend to lean toward the darker, richer colors. I’m thinking of doing a burgundy accent wall, but not positive what to do the other walls, especially the one where fireplace is going. It looks awful next to the medium oak cabinets!! I’ve got a clear finish on red oak floors, and honestly, they read orange to me. If you want your kitchen to be bright and full of energy, more brilliant colors are where you need to look. Stainless steel is one example we have mentioned that blends in with any kitchen. I am also making an antique hoosier cabinet part of my kitchen. I actually have an Edesign business that I’ve created for questions like yours! I think it could look a bit too busy and mismatched…and keep in mind that the gray barnwood is GORGEOUS, but also VERY trendy. You can even use the cabinets as a line of dividing while painting. Can’t wait to sample some colors you recommended. I was perplexed to what color would go with the oak, and found your website! You could paint a piece of poster board and stand it behind your couch to see if you like it for a few days. Sincerely, Thank you so much for sharing your wisdom! Hi Kylie! (We have oak throughout the home, so changing the color of the oak was out of the question.) Is there a Sherwin Williams color that is close to Classic Gray? I also want my house to pop! What color walls is the main picture I’m seeing on Pinterest? ~Kylie. At 50% lighter it’s breathtaking! Due to the amount of questions I get in a day I’m unable to answer all personal questions as I do need to prioritize my e-design clients. The builder was either drinking too much, or needed more to drink! Painted the bedroom Essintails grey Sherwin Williams. Mindful Gray (SW7016) Mindful Gray is a warm greige paint color. Jul 5, 2016 - The best paint colour to camouflage dark oak or wood trim, cabinets and flooring. When it comes to personal questions (and because I get so many questions per day) I refer my readers to my Online Consulting. Scariest thing, worse than buying a house! Which one do you prefer? Since we published the post on “Our 5 Favorite Benjamin Moore Whites (and how to use them)”, we had lots of questions about white paint colors for dark … Hi Cindy! with a beige floor, what shade of blue would u reccomend? The 12 Best Navy Blue Paint Colours for Cabinets, Islands, Front Doors and MORE! The rest of the furniture in the room is Golden Oak. We’re moving & I just don’t want the walls & trim to be an eye sore. Thanks again!! What do you recommend? Thanks! The room is pretty open to another room that we painted BM polished slate. Hi Kylie, Kitchen Color Ideas With Oak Cabinets. For a hunter green paint color, check out Sherwin Williams Dard Hunter Green. I think Cloud White sounds good! How to Use LRV to Pick a Paint Colour. Dark green paint colors go very nicely with blonde wood and dark wood tones. Would love your thoughts!! This is another fave. Your requirements may change depending upon the type of kitchen you want. And don’t forget about LRV when choosing a paint colour! For a soft, subtle look, Classic Gray is a nice slightly warm gray which won’t blend in, but certainly won’t ‘highlight’ your cabinets. Its a large room facing west with lots of windows. What Color Appliances Go With Oak Cabinets? I hope that helps! Fabulous post Miss Kylie! Greige paint colors … Picture where *YOU changed *BEHIND your gray couch The undertone is quite passive and this colour still leans heavily into gray, only nodding politely towards greige/purple. )…it does tend to make the cabinets sort of disappear more and not be the focus of the room. Otherwise, you can check out my E-design and this way I can look at your countertops/flooring to come up with some suggestions that are not just a guess! White is a fantastic softener for any warmer wood colors. It does make the trim look nice (as nice as orange trim can get!) If not, yes, I do have my E-design and it does depend on how many rooms you’ll be doing. Gray Cashmere is a soft gray with a strong blue-green undertone, making it almost whimsical with its fresh feeling (usually favours blue over green). Any advice for choosing one of those colors or maybe one i havent considered. Or is that just too much? I might prefer it more with southern light and orange wood over northern light. ). I’m also afraid of going too light if that may reflect the orange in the ceiling. Grey also works as an excellent model of color blending. Hi! Your site has been so helpful! You can probably get something in that charcoal grey or deeper red variety. Floors are medium oak. Partner Post to 5 Ideas: How to Update Oak Cabinets Without a Drop of Paint! Red-toned woods can also look slightly pinkish (pink being the light version of red) or can give off a subtle purple cast at times. If you have a deeper honey-brown oak cabinet, it works well to be complicated by a color of a similar shade. Affordable and creative ideas that suit you AND your home with todays best paint colors! Dark wood flooring has been and still is very popular in homes. Yes you can, you might want to also check out SW Accessible Beige though! I have looked at every piece of furniture online, virtually (no pun intended!) ~Kylie. I planned to paint it SW Ivoire – the color on my family room which is open into the kitchen. If you choose darker colors, try and consider a two-tone approach. Hi Katie, I might actually look at Oxford White! Hi Silvia, thank you for your comment! Now, when it comes to personal questions, I do try to refer to my E-design, this way I can take a look at your room and come up with options based on your exposure, furnishings, floorings, etc…, otherwise I’m just guessing! EVERYWHERE links would take me— which is how I found you! Thanks! It has more gray in it than Sea Salt so it adds a whisper of colour without being too powerful. Anyway, can you point me to a piece like that? Below, we are going to give you a couple of different colors that you can choose. Slate appliances are another excellent option that makes your kitchen look classy. Sea Salt is a lovely complement to most woods if you’re wanting a fun, fresh look. You can also choose the softer cream or beige colors. BM Collingwood! I love its contrast with gold/brass. It is also the most noticeable color if you are trying to create a farmhouse design. Thank you very much! If you’d like me to look at photos of your room to come up with some good colour ideas, you can check out my affordable E-design here. Hi Kylie! Collingwood is a beautiful warm gray-greige with a subtle purple undertone. Thank you so much for this article, it reassures us in our choice of Classic Gray for our MCM home. I knew that before we bought it, but arghh – I miss my southern light! Oak Barrel paint color SW 7714 by Sherwin-Williams. All Medium Oak ( not sure if orange or brown) cabinets and trim. BTW, there are millions of colors out there, and can be so daunting as to which color and shade to pick. Hi Sam! Wood Trim With Pink Wall Paint. Thanks for the advice! Benjamin Moore Sandy Hook Gray HC 108. If that interest you, you’ll find my packages here… A light coat of paint allows the structure of wood still to be displayed. Standard white can be mixed with almost any paint, causing a natural brightness for your room. Wondering how it will look in a room with northern light. I’m torn on a ceiling color any suggestions? Let’s take a look at some creative color combinations to really make your dark kitchen cabinets stand out. Im trying to minimize the orangeness of the cabinets. ~Kylie. I'm a guy who becomes the expert of whatever I stumble upon, writing-wise. I’m having raw wood (oak) installed next week, staining it natural and getting dark chocolate cherry tables and a cherry fireplace. With its almost ‘butterscotch’ undertones, this colour will sit pretty neutral with oak and won’t entirely camouflage nor accent it. . The rest of my home has warm earth tones with a rustic look. Thanks! Oak cabinets are incredibly attractive and reliable options when complimenting your kitchen. While your kitchen can have a great deal of energy, too much can cause your kitchen to become a headache. Because wood is often stained a different colour than its roots (literally) suggest, so I’m going to base things on the overall ‘colour’ that you see – not the history of the tree! Not for the faint of heart for sure! Proluxe Wood Stain Color, Dark Oak Door & Window, a wood stain color within our Transparent wood stain color family looks great when stained on wood siding, wooden decks and more. Samplize offers peel and stick paint samples that are more AFFORDABLE, EASIER and more ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY than traditional paint pots. Pale Oak was possibly planned for other rooms, I plan on utilizing your multi-room design services, but am waiting until I got this darn kitchen paint out of the way. ~Kylie. Changing the woodwork is out of the question. Hi Andrea, thank you so much for checking out my site – I bet your flooring is going to look amazing! We moved and all my previous furniture and wall colors seem to clash in the new northern lighting of the house! And yes to painting the spindles and risers – that’s quite traditional. Bring a couple of shades of red to your oak cabinets to see what you feel the best is. Darker than your oak so it doesn't "hide" the oak. Hello, your website is great! Read more: Paint Colours Review of Benjamin Moore Gentle Cream, Read more: The 5 Best Cream Paint Colours, Canvas Tan is a relatively neutral tan paint colour that doesn’t fall too flat or greige toned for orange-toned woods NOR too golden warm, making it flexible for a variety of wood stains, as shown below…, Let’s take a quick break to talk about paint samples…, Undoubtedly, you’ll be heading out in the near future to grab paint samples – stop right there! With its beige base, it would be your best bet to start blending those cabinets in, while still staying on the lighter side. I've written tons about cool home products, home improvement, and smart technology in the home. For instance, honey-colored oak cabinets can look look especially appealing against walls painted a burnt orange, and light oak coordinates with pastel-colored walls well. This is not going to highlight nor blend in with most woods unless you have DARK wood, which would be highlighted via the contrast, not the colour. You are a genius!!! You can have grey-blue, grey-green, and warmer grey colors. 32 Stunning Paint Colors For Living Rooms With Dark Furniture The colors used can produce the room seem larger or smaller in proportion. Stonington Gray is a beauty if you want a subtle accent to your wood tones. As a result, you should complement it with cool colors like blue-green or lighter grey. BTW, there are millions of colors out there, and can be so daunting as to which color and shade to pick. I was on pins and needles all day, and when i went home, i didnt know whether to cry or just say WOW!!! It’s quite similar to Benjamin Moore Palladian Blue. Grey may be a bit too close to stainless steel to stand out. For more wood stain colors or to get how-to wood staining advice, click here. Your search for the ideal pastel paint color that toes the line between blue and green is over. Hi Julie Ann – it can ALLL be in the wall colour and smart placement of accessories! Sounds like you need a gray with a weeee drop of brown in it – otherwise yes, you will come up against those cool undertones for sure! This might sound stupid but I have a tendency to overthink things a bit…Thanks to your blog I choose a color and I painted my laundry room, that faces south, BM White’s gorgeous. This warm shade is a good coordinating color for honey oak cabinets. ~Kylie. I have deep purple curtains in our bedroom and a large dark gray rug. The Best Paint Colours to Update Dark Wood (trim, cabinets and more…), KYLIE M INTERIORS E-DESIGN, E-DECOR AND VIRTUAL ONLINE PAINT COLOUR CONSULTING      DIY DECORATING ADVICE BLOGGER      SPECIALIZING IN THE BEST BENJAMIN MOORE & SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT COLORS. If you cannot decide upon a single color, why not decide on two of them? Since it is a neutral, it goes with most decor. The type of oak and the stain used in cabinetry or on flooring become the driving factors when choosing the paint colors that create harmony in the room. Heron Plume is an interesting one that can shift a lot depending on the exposure of your room. Hi! Loving all of your posts – so much more than simple inspiration. Just be ready to put in the extra effort it takes to use multiple types of paint. Anyway..white might be nice..but boring.. And I’d tell you if it didn’t , Hi Kylie, Windows are mostly east and west, a little south. Well thank you Regina (look at my, catching up with comments – wahoo!). Avoid charcoal when using slate. link to Craftsman Riding Lawnmower Blades Won't Disengage? Just be ready to put in the extra effort it takes to use multiple types of paint. One of my clients had her orangey oak stained cabined stripped and refinished in a much prettier stain color. Well…I could do white..or a wood…but which one, home depot had like 6 different types of wood..I wanted to cry. Hello, Can I use them both in different areas? I have a bay window in my living room and have the oak trim throughout my house. I was considering gentle cream, but would that look off with white appliances? Red or cherry toned woods are the richest of the bunch, adding depth and colour to a room. Read ALL about Sea Salt in its colour review. Softer Tan is a warm tan with subtle orange, yellow undertones. If this is a single room, then you’d be looking at the Single Room Paint Package which is only $45! Do not underestimate understated colors. You are good to go my friend! This post shares our 6 favorite whites for dark rooms and how to pick them. There’s a picture on your website where tou changed fro dark to light in your family room. Your email address will not be published. I love how the purple taps into the wood tones without being ‘obvious’ about it (shown below). RAL colour charts, swatches, cards, fans and books. Charcoal Blue, a color developed by Sherwin Williams, is one example of the color you could use. When it comes to questions like yours I usually refer them to my Online Consulting, this way I can get more information and photos so that I can give you the best solutions possible! While it WILL accent the warmth of your cabinets, the neutral base keeps things a bit more in check. Required fields are marked *. BS and RAL colors for paints and coatings. The purple is subtle but adds a decent dose of colour to get things out of the gray range. It is okay, it can sometimes flash a bit cool, so it depends on your exposure. Yes, it will slightly accent your wood stain, but it will look BEAUTIFUL! The walls were all originally painted pink!? It’s a gray with a soft blue undertone that can sometimes go a wink blue-green. ~Kylie. We just moeved 2 months ago and our house is 100% north facing and DAMN it’s a cool gray/blue light. Do you think it will flatten too much in Northern light? Colonnade Gray is a soft, light-medium warm gray. Look for navy blues in this case. Hi, thank you for asking! Brown typically results in a friendly, rustic feel for your kitchen. You will find that this tends to clash with more silvery colors, making the interior of your kitchen looks something like a sports car. Wow! First, I really enjoy your posts! I’m thinking it might go a touch too gray for you with your exposure, seeing as it is a beige with bit of a gray base. Still not sure what the best colour for your home is? Cream is the last color in the “cancel” list. Click HERE or on the above image to see available packages. With the flooring selection comes painting color selection to coordinate. Do you think SW Buff or BM Windham cream would work? Read more: How to Mix and Match Wood Stains and Finishes. It would not help to have any color that clashes with each other. Now depending on ‘how cherry’ your cabinets are, it might just have a bit too much warmth on the golden/yellow end, but that being said, the northern light will slow it down. Most grays can lean into ANY of the 3 cool gray undertones with the right lighting, but Collingwood usually holds pretty steadily. Chat soon! I also have medium grey sofas and a lighter beige carpet if that makes a difference. I am a true fan and believer of your webpage !!! If you seek a more vibrant green, lime green is a risky choice. So much good information. Hi Patty, thank you for the note! Beige ceramic tile on the floor. It makes for excellent interior paint. When it comes to questions like these I refer directly to my Online Consulting, where I could suggest 2-3 paint colour options for your based on a) photos of your home and b) a Questionnaire. Read more: The 9 Best Purple Paint Colours. You could also look at White Dove which is a softer, more dusky version of off-white. Windham is still quite warm, I wonder if you might want to calm things down, ie: BM Gentle Cream. I’ve always toyed w/ the idea of painting all the trim/doors, but this seems so daunting and stained trim is easy to keep clean! 7. Blue is a color of calm. Hi Leah! What do you think about painting kitchen cabinets the same color as the walls? White also works well with brightening other colors. I am really struglling with this one! ~Kylie. Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore paint colour expert. I’d really appreciate any advice you can give me! I have a mix of stainless and black appliances– not as bad as it sounds. Hi Catherine, I BELIEVE that was BM Sea Haze It was someone else’s image, which I’ve since taken off. Charcoal is a deeper shade of grey that works well in many modern spaces. Craftsman Riding Lawnmower Blades Won't Disengage? Back Order Paint Color Chips Back Color Advice Back Virtual Color Consultations ... S/W TS DARK OAK Product Details Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Houzz Share this with your friends Share with email Print page. I stressed all last weekend, looking at colors and samples, and chips and spending hours and hours researching colors of paint. HI Kylie, I am so confused. What would you suggest colorwise? Learn how your comment data is processed. (We Have a Fix!). With all my dark brown/beige accents, it looks incredible! I love a hint of yellow… Charcoal also works well for shades of curtains in our next color selection. 3. 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