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Old 12-10-2012, 03:22 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by sea6speed View Post
Flat molding painted same color as wall or floor. The idea is to not draw your eye to the edge but to have it blend. It makes the room look bigger.

Something like this you barely notice it's there. If the walls were dark with the white trim this room would look like a small cave.
The picture you took seems like kind of an exception though. For starters the room is huge with very large windows which make it seem large no matter what color is on the wall.

Second, that room has light paint and what appears to be white baseboards and no trim around the windows.

Third, flat paint on trim would not be very durable at all... I wouldn't go any lower than satin paint for trim pieces and especially baseboards.

Last, we have an accent wall in my house painted dark blue. What color trim would you recommend to go on there? Currently the whole house is natural oak and I'm not a fan.

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