) oak cabinets anymore if you spend any time looking at kitchens on Pinterest or Instagram, but in the real world, that’s just not true.One of my most visited blog posts remains an old one I wrote about painting oak cabinets so I know some you might still want a little extra (updated) help.I’d pair this with bright white streamlined pendants and white on the walls.A true navy would be a strong accent on an island, china cabinet, etc.Some people try to save time by painting everything — hinges and all — while they're still in place, but Petersik warns that it's not a long-term fix.
One of my favorite has coined the phrase, "Bossy Granite" and rightly so. What I envision: A pretty fabric on a window shade or curtains, pulling from the grays for the paint and upholstery.(Red or yellow walls will fight against the oak tones.) I’d go with a creamy or soft white on the walls and use a rich graphite color on an island or accent piece like a hutch.I’d use matte black on the hardware (and on a modern faucet! To play off the white walls, I’d use a colorful runner and a set of green bar stools with sleek lines.
Most of the clients we work with are trying to bring their late 1990's- early 200o's Tuscan kitchen into the white/gray/cream updated kitchen of the moment.What I envision: A strong statement with dark green walls as the backdrop to the oak cabinetry.