This beautiful parquet floor complements the warm colors of this kitchen, including the terra cotta backsplash and toasty lighting. The addition of stainless steel appliances adds a cooling touch. This beautiful, warm wood floor adds color and interest to this lovely cool white kitchen.
Black oak cabinets such as those made from Kellogg oak or the well-known eastern black oak will match wonderfully with light-colored floors. For instance, white oak with dark brown knots and graining will match with stone floors with dark brown surface color and white or beige graining. Vinyl or tile floors with brown undertones are also a perfect match. See what color flooring goes with oak cabinets including the different options, materials, tips on gray floors, honey oak, and the best color combinations.
My go-to paint color for the modern home usually comes down to a shade of gray. Oak of course is not naturally this honey shade, but ambers over time due to the use of stains and polyurethane. Another advantage of gray with honey oak is that gray is so popular, you’re likely to find something that you like to go with your floors. Warm gray furniture, on the other hand, can look exceptional. Think of greige shades, which will tone down the yellow while embracing the warmer aspects. Be careful with the undertones of the wood, and make sure they play nicely with the overtones of honey oak.
Choose oak woods with similar undertones but in different shades for your flooring and cabinets. The safest way is to pair your honey oak cabinets with flooring that has neutral shades. The flooring mentioned above can be paired well with honey oak cabinets as well. Coordinating luxury vinyl plank flooring with oak cabinets will give you an authentic and warm feel.
And in the case of honey oak, this is a trend that has passed. Like vinyl plank flooring, laminate floors come in many design options to choose from, making it easier to choose the color scheme that can work perfectly with your oak cabinet. Since kitchen cabinets and oak floors take up a lot of space in your kitchen, every paint color choice can feel like a “high stakes” pricing decision. If you want to make your kitchen seem smaller and more focused, paint your kitchen cabinets a few shades darker than your oak floors. If you want to keep your kitchen bright and open, you should paint your kitchen cabinets a lighter color than your oak floors. The white waterfall of the island draws attention in the first place.
Even the stainless steel appliances can not stand out thanks to the wooden warmth. If you have golden oak or orangey oak tones such as “honey oak” stay away from the exact matching golden or orange toned flooring with oak cabinets. Choose flooring to go with honey oak cabinets by balancing the space with a cool-toned floor or a multi-toned floor with a hint of the cabinet color. Consider chestnut, pine, hickory, acacia or Brazilian cherry laminates to blend with your cabinets.
A trend that was so ubiquitous in one particular decade that it instantly dates your home can be an instant giveaway that you haven’t renovated in decades. If you absolutely love a quirky feature, by all means keep it. If you’re making changes to your home with resale value in mind, however, consider updating these wood burning flag old-school features. The buyer will want to do their own renovation that obliterates all of the oak. That would be a negative if you put in any of the “temporary” flooring just for resale. The furniture is designed and manufactured to provide years of dependable service under normal circumstances and use.
The warm wood in this kitchen enhances the accent colors chosen. The use of full height cabinetry unifies the tone of the room. The warm, yellow tone of the wood in this kitchen is offset by the use of stainless steel appliances and brushed nickel hardware. A standout granite countertop on the island adds immense detail. To balance out the use of dark cabinets and countertops, which look stunning, a light floor and ceiling were necessary to keep this kitchen from feeling too dark and enclosed. 5G® is the Valinge brand for their globally recognized Fold Down Installation System.
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