Whether it’s canisters or small decorative pieces, adding copper can help to simplify and unify your cabinets and your decor as copper tends to have the same warm undertones as oak.
By choosing hardware with soft, curved lines, Julie managed to give this kitchen a new lease on life and the cathedral style door/hardware look natural and well-coordinated.
Adding glass to a few key doors will relieve some of the visual weight of the wood and add some reflective value to your kitchen.
While this isn’t the traditional 1970’s look, the dark wood flooring and door help to show you how a soft, light gray paint colour can look beautiful with darker wood tones. Keep in mind that an off-white or light colour would be more noticeable with clean white trim.
Dark trim tends to make light colours look LIGHTER than they would with white trim.
With cup style pulls and decorative handles, her kitchen looks warm and inviting!
Via Julie Blanner Now the cathedral style door (as shown above with the arched top) is the hardest look to update as a shaker style/square frame is a more modern style.The more colours and metal finishes you add, the more cluttered it can make things look.Black, white, cream, gray – these are all classic, simple colours to add to a room with oak.Grays are popular because they are versatile and accommodate a wide variety of wood tones, styles and accent colours.The key to picking any gray is to figure out (and what you and your home can live with).You can also check out and backsplash can lighten, brighten and update oak cabinets – make them look rich and stunning, rather than heavy and old.