Decorating with Oak Cabinets

Through the 1980s and 1990s, Oak Cabinets were the most popular choice among builders and contractors for kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms in homes across America, and they remain in many of them to this day. Oak is a hard wood and if properly cared for can still be used in a practical way.

Artful Accessorizing

Wood furniture or cabinets act as a neutral, so accessorize around them with treasured objects such as decorative plates or colored glass vases. In the kitchen, pull in objects that reflect your style or preferred color palette such as ceramic planters, dish towels, or small appliances. Lighting always contributes to the ambiance, so include fixtures that complement the existing architecture or reflect your personal style.

Clean and Contemporary

Oak that is less lacquered and left in its clean and natural state is attractive. Consider alternative ways to add style with contemporary pulls, sleek countertops and fixtures, or a backsplash in modern geometric shapes. A fresh approach is to minimize clutter and introduce artwork and home accessories in moderation to balance the weight of the heavier wood surfaces./

Let There Be Light

Detract from the visual weight of oak cabinets by opting for white or light flooring or countertops to brighten a space. Notice how the oak cabinet in this bathroom is balanced by the paler paint and accessories in a cheerful shade of yellow.

We offer the Country Oak a honey stained oak cabinet RTA (unassembled) or fully assembled ready to be installed. Please contact one of our kitchen designers for a Free 3D kitchen design.

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