To Top

Painting Walls with Dark Oak Cabinets

What color paint will go in a kitchen/dining addition with darker oak cabinets and harvest gold Formica counters?

By Patti from Detroit, MI

Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

March 28, 20100 found this helpful

White will go with any color, good luck.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

March 28, 20100 found this helpful

I would like advice on what color to paint my kitchen. I have dark oak cabinets, brown counter tops, and black appliances. The current paint color is chili pepper red. I love it, but I am wondering if I should go lighter.

Lori from Champlin, MN

Answers:

Painting Walls with Dark Oak Cabinets

It might not be a bad idea to go lighter, maybe cream or buttery yellow. Then you could accessorize with red. (12/06/2007)

Ad


By MartyD

Painting Walls with Dark Oak Cabinets

Sounds beautiful just the way it is. Some accessories in avocado green would give it a new look. (12/06/2007)

By perfume and powder

Painting Walls with Dark Oak Cabinets

I think maybe a Terra Cotta color on the walls and some gold or nice shade of yellow for more accesssories or
as a trim feature. Possibly one wall of the gold. I just painted my open floor plan home in a gold
and it has brightened my house exceptionally.

Charlies (12/07/2007)

By Charlies

Painting Walls with Dark Oak Cabinets

Dark cabinets are the new style now so you should be able to find several ideas you like at www.hgtv.com. I just love that site.

This time of year there are many ideas about decorating for the holidays, but if you search you'll find what you want.

I think I'd go lighter. I saw someone mentioned using avocado green as an accent. I would do that. I have avocado tiles in the kitchen and with my dark cabinets it looks dated. Again, I think cream for the walls or another light color.

Ad


Best of luck.
(12/11/2007)

By Carol in PA

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
In This Guide
A kitchen with oak cabinets.
Paint Color Advice for a Kitchen With Oak Cabinets
Categories
Home and Garden Home Improvement Decorating Paint Color AdviceMarch 28, 2010
Guides
Kitchen With Oak Cabinets
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen With Oak Cabinets
A woman painting lower kitchen cabinets.
Painting Lower Kitchen Cabinets a Different Color
Painting Walls a Dark Color
Painting Walls a Dark Color
A kitchen with cabinets painted different colors.
Painting Top and Bottom Cabinets Different Colors
More
🍂
Thanksgiving Ideas!
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/10/19 03:13:56 in 571 msecs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!