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the kitchen cabinets we picked out are spiced walnut on oak and we would like to put down hardwoods.  the area includes the living area and kitchen which are open.  what color of hardwood would you recommend

Hi Mary,

My suggestion is to use a dark hardwood for your flooring.  Select a hardwood that is a richer, darker color than your oak and it will create a beautiful contrast.

The biggest mistake people make is trying to "match" all the woods in their homes when contrast and coordination make the space much more appealing.

Thanks for writing!

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