One of the fastest and easiest ways to give your home a fresh new look is with paint. Normally we think of painting our walls, but what about painting your trim a different color? My daughter Bridget is in the process of painting the trim in her house and it looks really nice. I’ll have to get over there once our shelter-in-place is listed to take pictures for you.
A beautiful teal color sets off the windows and doors in this home with its nod to Craftsman style. The use of color gives this dining room added depth and interest.
Pale blue coats the window trim and baseboards in this charming bedroom. White walls sets it all off and gives the space a fresh, clean look.
A gorgeous staircase is painted in a creamy color with chocolate brown stairs. Red-toned wallpaper makes the colors pop. Even the radiator gets a fun coat of dark blue paint!
Painted trim extends to a built-in corner cabinet in this farmhouse dining room. Color can unify a room quickly and easily, and is always cost effective!
Do you like blue kitchen cabinets? In our first home, which was a Sears kit home, I painted the cabinet beneath our farmhouse sink a similar shade of blue. The edges of the sink were curved and I had the cabinet underneath the sink custom made with rounded edges.
Beautiful painted trim doesn’t have to be relegated to the interior of your home. Consider painting your front door and door trim contrasting colors for a unique, custom look.
If a pink door is too bold for your taste, consider a beautiful blue!
You can never go wrong with white painted trim. I have white trim throughout my home, and it looks great with any wall color.
If you’re not ready to paint an entire room’s trim work, consider painting just a focal point like this laundry room window.
Here’s another example of window trim painted a contrasting color, which also appears on the wall to the right.
I love wood trim … but I love painted trim equally. How about you? Do you prefer natural wood or painted trim?
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