Kitchen With Warm Gray Oak Cabinetry, Quartz, and Tile in Colona, IL

The rumors you have heard are true, Oak cabinetry is having it’s moment again in our industry! The look trending right now just may not look like the 80’s/90’s Oak kitchens you have seen in the past. Doorstyles and finish trends are different and there are a lot of great ideas out there for how to two-tone a kitchen design using an Oak finish. The best remodel result from the rising Oak trend right now is that you can get a new look in your kitchen and bath that compliments the existing Oak trim and doors you have throughout your home. A great example of this is in a recent remodel we just finished in Colona, IL. Take a look:

Dura Supreme Cabinetry in Red Oak wood and gray stain. Paired with Viking cooking appliances, Limestone tile, and Cambria Berwyn Quartz. | villagehomestores.com

Red Oak in the Highland door and warm gray “Heather” stain allows the wood grain to enhance and add texture to the kitchen. This kitchen showcases our Dura Supreme line of cabinetry in a way that thinks outside of the “white kitchen” box! Yes, a great cabinet solution when you have existing wood trim and doors is to go with a painted finish… but what about a contrasting stain instead? The kitchen image below is a great example of how this Heather gray stain allows the woodgrain to be enhanced and compliments the nearby oak door and existing oak antique hutch right next to the tall pantry cabinet.

Dura Supreme Cabinetry in Red Oak wood and gray stain. Paired with Gray Limestone tile, and Cambria Berwyn Quartz. Kitchen designed and remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores.

As you can see in these images from the finished kitchen, the woodgrain adds so much depth and texture to the space. Gray stain is an updated approach to an Oak kitchen. The finished kitchen has its own impact but now looks right a home with all of the other surrounding spaces as well. A small island is at the center of the U-shaped kitchen design. This provides a great landing space for the cooking and refrigerator zones and also a large work surface for a second kitchen user if another is at the sink or cooking areas.

Dura Supreme Cabinetry in Red Oak wood and gray stain paired with Cambria Berwyn Quartz counters. Kitchen design by Angela Weisbrod and remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores.

The wall tile in this kitchen remodel was another material selection that showcases natural beauty. An “Arctic Gray” honed Limestone is cut and beveled into 2″x4″ tiles and each is different from the next. The lightest of the tiles mirrors the color of the countertops, and the darkest mirrors the color of the cabinetry stain. Our Diode LED undercabinet lighting system showcases this tile day or night. Learn more about this product here on our YouTube channel.

Limestone gray kitchen wall tile paired with Dura Supreme Cabinetry in Red Oak wood and gray stain. Cambria Berwyn Quartz counters and Viking appliances also featured. Kitchen designed and remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores.

Another silvery gray finish in the kitchen is found in the new Stainless Steel cooking suite we installed from our Viking Appliance line. Did you know that Village Home Stores is the largest Viking showroom between Chicago and Des Moines?! Offering a full line of products with many units installed and on display in kitchen vignettes in our showroom at 105 S State Geneseo, IL. In this kitchen we included a microwave hood and freestanding gas range.

Viking gas range and microwave hood in a Quad Cities area kitchen. Village Home Stores is the largest Viking appliance showroom in the region. | villagehomestores.com

This professional convection microwave hood offers the convenience of a microwave and hood all in one. The convection microwave delivers real convection cooking and the built-in ventilation system clears the air while keeping odors at bay.
Heat and brown settings such as ConvecBroil, ConvecRoast, ConvecBake, and of course manual convection make it not only as a microwave, but a second oven. You don’t need a 3′ or 4′ wide space to get a professional-level gas range in your kitchen! Check out this 30″ wide freestanding model:

Viking gas range in a Quad Cities area kitchen. Village Home Stores is the largest Viking appliance showroom in the region. | villagehomestores.com

This Viking 3 series range includes continuous grates with 5 sealed burners beneath. High performance cooking modes include Natural Airflow Bake, Convection Bake, Broil, Convection Broil, Convection Dehydrate, and Convection Defrost. Plus it has the convenience of self-cleaning! Contact an appliance expert at Village Home Stores today to learn more about our Viking appliance options.

Colona kitchen with our radiant series of switches and outlets. Installed with gray limestone wall tiles. Kitchen lighting and tile by Village Home Stores.

Did you know that we also offer wall switch and outlet systems in our lighting department? This Colona kitchen remodel features our Radiant series from Legrand in the Nickel finish. A clean, complimenting look with the rest of the kitchen finishes and no visible screws! We have a lot of our showroom set up with this product so do stop in anytime and see your options.

Cambria Berwyn Quartz counters in a remodeled kitchen with small island. Kitchen designed and remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores.

The countertop surfaces in this remodeled kitchen are from our Cambria Quartz line. The Berwyn design has been a bestseller for us for a handful of years now. It is such a winning mix of warm grays and whites that it looks fantastic in such a wide variety of completed spaces! Cambria Quartz is a great surface selection for your kitchen because it is foodsafe, maintenance free, and extremely durable. See the full album of photos from this completed remodel here on our Houzz profile. We love the glass door details in this kitchen design. Dura Supreme offers many options for glass door styles and inserts. Your designer from Village will work with you to decide what style and insert material would work best for your space and lifestyle.

Cathedral Arched cabinet mullion doors with textured glass inserts by Dura Supreme Cabinetry. Kitchen designed and remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores.

This kitchen uses a double cathedral-arched mullion shape with a textured glass insert. Texture or frosted glass can be a great choice if you want the decorative look of glass door cabinets… without having to “display” items within it. Another great glass texture in the completed space is found in the kitchen island lighting. Two mercury glass pendant lights from the Everly series by Kichler look so stunning on and off! When illuminated, a warm glow is the result and when turned off, the glass still has such a unique texture!

Mercury pendant light Everly by Kichler. Remodeled Colona kitchen with lighting from Village Home Stores.

This Quad Cities area kitchen was remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores. That means we managed it all from design, to estimate, to schedule all through to completion. Our start-to-finish process keeps your project on budget and on schedule. To learn more about our process visit our website villagehomestores.com and be sure to check out our TV Show Sunday mornings at 9am on WQAD ABC ch. 8 to see start to finish projects completed right here in the Quad Cities. Have your own contractor or want to DIY the work yourself? That’s wonderful! Our experts can still work with you on design and material selection for your project. Either way, your first step is the same, reach out to our team. You can call us for an appointment at 309 944 1344 or complete this short contact form online.

Geneseo, IL- Dura Supreme Attitude Gray Painted Kitchen

Our Dura Supreme line of cabinetry is always so great to work with because they offer such a wide variety of rich wood finishes but also many painted options. Dura Supreme keeps their thumb on the pulse of kitchen and bath trends and helps to keep on-trend product available at a great price for our customers. Plus they bring you colors that aren’t just named “gray” but instead “Attitude Gray” and for that we love them even more! Check out this “Attitude Gray” painted kitchen in Geneseo, IL that we just remodeled.
Geneseo kitchen remodel with DuraSupreme cabinetry in curated painted Attitude Gray finish. Remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores. | VillageHomeStores.com

So many times customers are fearful that if they eliminate wood finished cabinets from a kitchen it wont feel warm. Not the case! Don’t forget that wood flooring surfaces continue to be a great look for kitchens and can really warm up a space.  This Geneseo kitchen has a new Hickory wood floor installed in a “Genoa” stain. Our Diode Undercabinet lighting system also helps to wash the space in a warm light day or night. The original kitchen included cabinetry in a medium wood tone with exposed barrel hinges and laminate countertops. 

We just love this new Curated Color Collection from Dura Supreme! It is a fantastic collection of fresh and current painted finishes (and the finish names are so fun). See the full collection here at this link. We all see color differently and it should come as no surprise that everyone sees this painted finish differently. This “Attitude Gray” paint gives an almost green-gray look to most. And paired with Hickory floors and deco tile selected, The earthy green colors come out even stronger.Geneseo kitchen remodel with DuraSupreme cabinetry in curated painted Attitude Gray finish. Remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores. | VillageHomeStores.com

The original kitchen included soffits above the cabinetry and instead of tearing those out, beaded panels and molding have been applied for a custom-wrapped soffit look. This can be a wonderful solution for kitchen designs that want the built in look to the ceiling but don’t need the added storage. Geneseo kitchen remodel with DuraSupreme cabinetry in curated painted Attitude Gray finish. Soffits are wrapped with paneling and trim. Remodeled from start to finish by Village Home Stores. | VillageHomeStores.com

Beaded panels cover the main face of the soffits and crown molding and trim cover all the seams. A suite of Stainless Steel Whirlpool appliances is included in this new kitchen. A sleek front-control gas range and microwave hood create a stylish and functional cooking zone in the new kitchen.
Geneseo kitchen remodel with DuraSupreme cabinetry in curated painted Attitude Gray finish. | VillageHomeStores.com

This gas range is a great model because it offers what used to be referred to as a “slide-in” look but can be installed in any standard 30″ wide freestanding range opening. Moving all of the controls to the front allows the design of the range to have no back raised apron area. That leaves more space for your wall tile to be shown off! Full-width grates make it easy to slide pots and pans from burner to burner if needed.
Whirlpool front control gas range in a remodeled kitchen by Village Home Stores. | VillageHomeStores.com

An engineered quartz has been selected for the kitchen countertops. “Peppercorn White” Quartz is a great blend of warm white quartz colors in a tight, controlled pattern. From far away it looks solid white, and up close you get a subtle pattern and sparkle.  A great neutral choice.
A remodeled kitchen by Village Home Stores.

A 3″ x 12″ glass tile creates the main field for the kitchen backsplash and a 4″ tall row of deco tile breaks up the space and adds earthy texture. The Glass and Slate mosaic tile is from our Glazzio line in the “Sag Harbor Gray” color.Tiled backplash in a remodeled kitchen by Village Home Stores. | VillageHomeStores.com

Are you ready to start your own before and after story with Village Home Stores? We can help as little or as much as you need. Have your own contractor? No problem! Our team can provide you with an expert design and materials selection and you can take it from there. Need us to manage it all? Our Complete Project Management Program is available to you. We handle it all for you from start to finish. Your first step is to reach out to our team. Call us at 309 944 1344 or complete this short online form and a member of our team will reach out to discuss your project.