Painting Trusses Trim Color??
frannie1
July 31, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Should I paint great room trusses the trim color in the room?
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Joanne Jakab Interior Design
We can't see what you see and since there isn't a definitive rule I feel it's difficult to answer your question. Could you download a photo? Many options will create many results and you want a certain feeling - traditional, funky, open ...whatever the feeling will determine the design answer.
July 31, 2013 at 7:09pm   
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frannie1
Its new construction. Vaulted ceiling painted ceiling white. Stacked stone FP at one end which goes to ceiling. Walls are Summer Suede (neutral beige tone) and trim which includes 6" crown moulding is a
cream color. I'm having open trusses with black bolts/hardware installed in ceiling. Total of 4 trusses with a
center beam. Room is 15x23'. I considered rustic beams attached to ceiling but decided on white frame trusses bc I like the light airy feeling they represent Problem is rather to paint them ceiling white, cream as trim color, or choose another shade of white different from ceiling and trim?? I can't DL photo. Thanks so much.
July 31, 2013 at 7:58pm   
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frannie1
Forgot to mention that ceilings are 14' high at peak. Also lots of natural light from 4 windows and one 5' French Door. Thanks again!!
July 31, 2013 at 8:00pm   
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Rockin' Fine Finish
if the trusses are exposed they are probably stain quality? make them stand out
July 31, 2013 at 8:35pm   
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