Benjamin Moore Collingwood OC 28. Collingwood is a beautiful greige (beige/gray blend) with that soft, feminine undertone that looks SO pretty with the more soft, subtle yellow tones (shown above). Sherwin Williams Sea Salt SW 6204. Sea Salt is a lovely complement to any oak if you’re looking for a fun and fresh look. I have the golden oak cabinets with black appliances in my Kitchen. The granite is Alpine White (has gray, black, Shitake color, crystal and small amount of a orange. The back splash above the stove top is Shitake solid. Here are the two directions to transform your honey oak trim, doors, or cabinets with wall color 1. Neutralize it with a complimentary color. Oak can be neutralized a bit by using colors around it that are on the opposite side of the color wheel. So, for orange oaks, this means something with a purple or green tone. Kitchen Paint Colors with Light Oak Cabinets Light oak cabinets in a kitchen or shower room are simple to deal with since the color is soft, cozy and also restrained. Nearly any type of color collaborates with light oak cabinets as long as it does not encounter the oak coloring. Gray makes a lovely combination with oak cabinets because it mixes the warm hues of oak with the cool shades of gray. Gray is especially appealing if your oak cabinets have any gray-tinted grains. The cabinets are natural oak and the counters are black and dark blue fleck. The floor is vinyl and has dark blue, grays, tans flecks in the pattern. The dinning room is attached, well it's really an eat in, I guess. There is no dividing wall for the space, it's open to the kitchen. Eye-pleasing Paint Colors for Kitchens With Oak Cabinets. For cabinets that are stained a light color, opt for deep green shades with golden accents. Teal in a deeper shade and blue-green shade also works very well in case of light-colored cabinets. For cabinets in a darker shade, stick to lighter shades of green like mint green, pale green. 5 Top Wall Colors For Kitchens With Oak Cabinets. Another popular color often used in Oak Cabinet kitchens is red. Benjamin Moore Sweet Spring is a perfect choice to offset the golden tones of the cabinetry. If you like green, consider Benjamin Moore's Hazy skies, a beautiful soft green. If you love Gray and would like to use it in your kitchen. We have a deep red wall color with golden oak cabinets and a light colored counter top. We are changing the white appliances to stainless steel. One wall in the kitchen is the green color you have above. Glidden Whispering Wheat is a great choice for kitchens with traditional Oak cabinets and dark granite countertops. If you have a light colored tile or linoleum floor, this color is a great match. Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117. Wall Color Benjamin Moore Hancock Green HC-117 Photo. Another great kitchen wall color is Benjamin Moore Hancock Green. This kitchen features a bolder Oak stain and dark granite kitchen countertops.