You might be surprised to hear it, but I’m actually a huge fan of oak cabinets…that’s right, a HUGE fan. Well, unlike melamine, thermofoil and veneers, oak cabinets are almost always REAL solid wood. Potential for and today I want to add to those ideas with a few more thoughts… If you’re looking for a low-contrast look, antique brass is a beautiful finish with oak cabinets.
The bonus is that most oak cabinets (if they have their original hardware) have hinges in this colour, so that’s just one less thing to worry about!
I'm thinking a muted blue on the walls and thick-striped black and white rug for a more modern look.
He did agree to let me paint the trim (around doors, baseboards, etc.) white to match the rest of the house. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, think less expensive cosmetic fixes as opposed to major overhauls/purchases.
Free up cabinet space, and create a clever spot for collectibles, with above-window shelving.did a FABulous job of updating her kitchen while keeping the rich tone of her oak cabinets.With cup style pulls and decorative handles, her kitchen looks warm and inviting!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.Via Zillow And of course you can hire a cabinet company to do this for you, but with a bottle of wine and a saw you might be AMAZED at what you can accomplish (it’s how I trim my toenails…) Seriously though, want to know how?So, I'm left to try to decorate around the cabinets.We don't have a huge budget and will not be able to replace the countertops right away because the flooring is priority.), so I thought that I'd share with you 7 ways to bring this look into your own home.(You can read some past posts to get the full details on everything we did to the kitchen over time.I was afraid he would get asthma from all the dust!Using a palm sander, we sanded all of them down with an 80 grit sandpaper and then again with a 120 grit.