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Stain Color Guide - Minwax; we have 110 year old heart pine floors throughout the house; deciding on English Chestnut; porches are white oak; kitchen cabinets and thresholds are Kentucky Coffeetree

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Mixed Wood Wall - Easy & Cheap DIY

I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. http://UncookieCutter.com

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minwax stains we have used "provincial" and been VERY happy. since we almost always use red oak, we know exactly how it will look...provincial is a very neutral, medium brown stain color. (when i say "neutral" i mean a color that doesn't read red or yellow or grey.) here are my favorite "neutral" minwax stains, in order from dark to light:

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Minwax Stain for Red Oak Floors

Rustic Restoration Hardware Floor Stain Hack using Minwax Swatches on Red Oak. Which is your favorite? Classic Gray , jacobean, weathered oak, or special walnut http://elizabethbixler.com/minwax-stain-for-red-oak-floors/

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white oak floors and this was a 50/50 mix of Minwax Ebony and Jacobean. wall is San Antonio gray from B Moore

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Beautiful weathered finish using Minwax "Special Walnut" over a light coat of Rustoleum "Weathered Grey". Stunning finish.

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Weathered Oak was too light and yellow, so Special Walnut is the final choice! Description from bostonbabymama.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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