help with trim and moldings
grams2ahbJanuary 7, 2013
Can I mix both stained and painted moldings, trim, etc. in same room or throughout house?
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
You can mix stained doors with painted mouldings and trim. However, I wouldn't recommend mixing painted and stained mouldings and trim in the same room. You should pick one look for the major rooms in your house so there's some continuity. Rooms that are completely separate, like bedrooms, can be different from the main rooms if you like.

Does that help? If not, can you be more specific about your house and perhaps post pictures?
    Bookmark   January 7, 2013 at 7:35PM
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Ingrained woodworking Inc
I am a finish carpenter and have seen a lot of combinations. One I especially like is stained doors and window sashes with painted casing. I agree with the previous post that staying either all painted or all stained per room tends to look best. One exception to that is cabinetry. I've seen nice combinations where base cabinets or island cabinets are painted and wall cabinets are stained (or vice versa).
    Bookmark   January 7, 2013 at 8:04PM
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Interiors International, Inc.
I seldom (never) disagree with Cynthia but I'm going to now, sorry. I like painted window and door casing with stained doors, base boards and crown molding. It can really look great.
    Bookmark   January 7, 2013 at 8:12PM
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