Should I paint my window trim?
Generally, if wood trim isn’t painted already, don’t, especially if it’s quality stain-grade and historic. But if the condition is sub-par and/or there are natural breaks for the painted vs. not like in a bedroom or distinct built-it, mixed woodwork is a beautiful way to highlight natural wood in a space.
Should windows be painted same color as trim?
Yes! Painting walls and trim in the same color is a popular trend. Whether you choose a light neutral color or a dark jewel tone, it is more than okay to paint your walls, baseboards, window and door trim, doors, crown moulding, and even your ceilings all the same color.
Should I paint wood window trim white?
Yes, wood trim takes white paint very well. To prepare, use a liquid deglosser to rough up the surface a bit, then do a coat of primer using Kilz or Zinzer. Your wood trim will be ready for white paint!
Should you paint over trim?
Most paint experts recommend painting the trim first and then the walls and ceiling. This leaves more room for error along the edges of the trim because you will then paint over any excess trim paint that has gotten on the walls. If the trim is your whole project, you might want to consider taping up the edges.
Is white trim timeless?
White trim, in particular, is timeless, and it provides a clean, chic appearance that always looks new and fresh. If you’ve ever had the white trim touched up in your home, you know how it can renew an entire space.
Should interior door and window trim match?
It’s a common question, “Do interior doors and trim have to match?” The short answer is no. The doors and trim can be whatever style and color you want them to be. Your home’s design is entirely up to you.
Should window trim be darker than walls?
Wall and Trim Color Combinations Painting the trim and woodwork darker than the walls, for example, focuses attention on window and door frames. If you love color, consider painting the trim a contrasting hue that’s equal in intensity to the wall color.