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Updated: Oct 16, 2020

5 Ideas for Updating a Kitchen with Honey Oak Cabinets...without painting over that beautiful, natural wood


Maybe you just bought a house with oak cabinets in the kitchen or you are planning on selling a house with older cabinets...

if they are quality construction think twice about tearing them out or, even repainting them. The beautiful, natural glow and visual texture looks really beautiful against a neutral color scheme.

Here are 5 ideas for how you can make them work:

  1. add a white subway tile or mosaic backsplash

  2. update the countertops with a white, gray or black composite stone like Caesarstone

  3. update the hardware...new knobs and pulls are so fun to find and easy to install

  4. gray flooring - tile is the preference of most buyers but a fresh sheet of vinyl flooring can really go a long way too

  5. new light fixtures can really add pizazz!Maybe you just bought a house with oak cabinets in the kitchen or you are planning on selling a house with older cabinets...if they are quality construction think twice about tearing them out or, even repainting them.