Wainscoting colors
dawnk51
February 14, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Looking at idea photos and all photos show the bottom portion white. Can you use color? If so should it be darker than top? Ideas thoughts anyone?
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Barnhart Gallery
Yes, in fact black is a favorite of mine. I keep the trim around the windows, doors, and ceiling white, so it doesn't get too heavy.
February 15, 2013 at 1:04pm   
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Dezign Studio Inc
White is ageless, and would be unobtrusive and fresh even a few years from now. But if you have a large open area then a dark color would work, but again would depend on other furniture and features in your home. Pictures would help.
February 15, 2013 at 1:16pm   
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Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
You can paint the wainscoting and all the wood trim and mouldings in a room a color such as you see below. Lot 77 Parlour City: McDougald Residence
February 15, 2013 at 1:18pm   
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janishill
It can be any color you like!
February 15, 2013 at 1:22pm   
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