Wall Colors That Go With Dark Wood Floors


While light oak flooring is on trend right now, dark or medium stained hardwood floors are classic, and have a traditional vibe that’s equally appealing in its own right.

While your floors do play a large part in your overall interior design, they are not nearly as important in terms of the overall look as wall colors are.

Don’t Overthink The Color of Your Wood Floors

If you prefer darker colors, I highly suggest using a crisp white trim color to add contrast and a differentiating color between the walls and wood floors.

Light Walls or Dark Walls With Hardwood Floors? That is The Question!

A good rule of thumb to remember is that you should choose a paint color with undertones that matches or compliment your floors.

Choosing Cool vs Warm Wall Colors

Taking floors out of the equation, choosing a gray paint color can be tricky because of the myriad of possible undertones. 

Popular Gray and Greige Paint Colors for Dark Wood Floors

While gray and greige paint colors continue to be the most popular, blue is a close second, especially in bedrooms and bathrooms.

Other Colors Like Blues and Greens

If you’re dealing with a large space with a whole lot of dark wood floors, don’t be afraid to lighten things up with an area rug or runner.

Add an Area Rug