I grew up on a house built in the late 50s with ugly brown doors and trim. I guess that’s where it stems from. Can you paint walls white with stained wood trim? Yes! I personally do not like the look of a bright white color for the walls with stained trim. Nor do I like this look below of wood doors with white trim:. We want to paint some of the trim to give it an updated look, but don’t know where to stop. I would consider though leaving the doors in their wooden state.
Trends come & go, but both white & wood have remained relevant, just used in different ways! Pouring through the blogs & Pinterest, you don’t see a lot of after photos of wood cabinets, shelves or trim. I recently built a new home and fully intended to put white trim and doors in however every time I thought about it it reminded me of homes or apartments I had rented. In a design world filled with white, my wood trim is the rare minority and I love that about it. That house is why I have a thing for dark stained wood and huge baseboards. It has brown wood trim, doors and baseboards all over. Many a homeowner gets the itch to paint wood trim white, black, or even a bold color, but others recognize the beauty of wood trim and wish to preserve it in its original state. Just about any green will partner well with wood trim, especially when the casings or baseboards are stained with yellow or red undertones. For those of you living in homes with wood window casings and door trim, take a step back and resist the urge to coat them in paint.
From the staircase to my office chair, from the white shelves to the new blue room, I think there was 2 (or maybe even 3) weeks straight that I had a paintbrush in-hand everyday! Honestly, I m kind of sick done. Anyway, alot of projects got accomplished and one in particular were the oak stained wood mouldings that I painted white. Our trim and doors were an old, icky, greenish white. Hopefully, now you understand why I think painting trim white has such a huge impact on a home. But to me, touching up white trim is definitely worth it to not have to stare at wood-stained trim all the time. We just moved and I’m getting ready to paint all of our wood trim and doors white. White or painted trim tends to look better in modern homes such as ranchers, split-levels, current frankenstein-architecture, etc. Stained wood looks arguably better in older homes, such as Victorians, Arts-Crafts/Bungalows and Craftsman homes with heavy traditional period millwork.
Is Wood The New White?
Originally, everything was a dark stained wood, but my wife and I prefer a nice, clean white look. We removed all of the doors in the home from the hinges and took them to the garage where we prepared an area to sand them. We have a Second Empire home (Victorian Era) and we have painted woodwork (white) but the front door is stained wood. Many other houses in our neighborhood have white painted trim at large pocket door openings, but the doors themselves are stained and gorgeous. She says that white trim with wood doors looks great and she sees it in many houses she sells. I’m not a fan of stained wood trim or windows, but that’s purely a taste question. Most stained wood trim, doors and windows that I see is sun-bleached, nicke. Stained Wood Trim Notice how the slider door is white and the trim doesn’t match. Currently, all the interior door and window casing is stained a color a little more reddish than golden oak. Is the stained wood trim a turn-off for home buyers? If I do choose to paint the trim white, is it acceptable to paint only the bedrooms and bathrooms white and leave the common areas stained? livinglf, Bedford, NH A: If you are looking to sell your home in the near future (next 6 months) then I would recommend a neutral color scheme. Even if you have white walls your trim can also be white. All the trim and the doors are stained wood and we can’t replace the doors right away.
From Wood To White: How-to Paint Mouldings
For example – this door has white trim, but if it would have been..let’s say, brown, the trim along the floor or/and (whatever your choice would be) wooden panels would be brown, too. Let’s say, brown, the trim along the floor or/and (whatever your choice would be) wooden panels would be brown, too. All of the doors are 6 panel solid wood that we would be willing to have redone. I really like white moldings so here is the question – can you have stained doors and put white molding around them? I don’t know what kind of wood to put inside so they don’t get stained. Hopefully you can help me with my kitchen design in halifax. Any suggestions you have on combining natural wood trim and a painted baseboard?. Is there a good way to combine the painted baseboard and natural window trim and doors? We were thinking of repainting the baseboard and doorjambs but leaving the windows, the French doors and the wood doors natural. One way to combine stained and painted trim in the same room is to paint the trim a color other than white.
For example: if you have a medium toned oak wood you would either want to make a neutral paint color selection that is either dark or light in tone. Using a combo of white molding with the oak trim adds an element of depth and dimension to your rooms, as you see in the photos above. We have a very earthy feel to our house but I still want to redo out kitchen and bathrooms is there a way to keep the oak trim but change the cabinets and doors? (d) paint the window trim in the warm white color we would like for the rest of the house even if it doesn’t match the replacement window white?. B) There is way more woodwork in a house than just what’s wrapped around your windows, door frames, baseboards and crown mouldings, therefore; it’s much more important to choose a trim/woodwork colour that coordinates with your existing decor. They do sell those with interior wood cladding that can be stained or painted, and various colors of vinyl. Use a non-white trim color and the conflicting whites in the room will settle down. I am resisting painting my wood trim (baseboards, windows, door frames, room doors) because it’s all nice oak and the doors open into the bedrooms and the side that shows most are the hallways sides and the hallway/staircase/entry is all oak and a really beautiful feature of the house AND leads into the open concept downstairs. I feel like I’ve seen painted crown and baseboard with stained doors and window trim, but there are no hard and fast rules.