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1026 base trim Ideabooks
Exterior Panel Shutters Cover All the Bases
Take care of privacy, security and decoration in one fell swoop with panel shutters to dress your home's windows
Trim Color Tips: Get Your White Trim Right
Set off wood tones, highlight architectural features, go minimalist ... white trim is anything but standard when you know how to use it
"white trim is anything but standard when you know how to use it... selecting a trim color; it's a relatively small detail, but I've seen many homeowners stress... wood trim that's in good shape, and you like the look of it unpainted, consider... paint your trim white, here are a few options that might spark an idea for your project... of the trim to be seen. I've found it's great to have the same color trim in the..."
Interior Trim: 8 Must-Know Elements
Softening transitions and creating a finished look, interior trim for walls, windows and doors comes in many more options than you may know
"interior trim for walls, windows and doors comes in many more options than you may know... interior trim. From baseboards to casings, from crown moldings to railings, trim is... at some trim and molding elements and see how they are positioned on a wall and how... are a trim element that REALLY set quality trim work apart from the masses. And... up on trim will be a piece about using trim to bind and tie elements. There are..."
How to Size Interior Trim for a Finished Look
There's an art to striking an appealing balance of sizes for baseboards, crown moldings and other millwork. An architect shares his secrets
"about trim is, What size should it be? Getting the size and proportions of trim correct... getting your trim right. Here are the rules — I mean, guidelines — for sizing the trim... If the trim is too small or too large, it can be like a clown wearing a minuscule... selecting your trim by first defining the story you and the room want to tell. From there... baseboard trim with 2 1/4" window and door trim? If we stayed with the standard trim..."
7 Ways to Paint Your Trim Fantastic, From Classic to Fearless
"with a trim treatment that shows attention to detail... interior trim seems like a no-brainer. You slap on some glossy white and call it a day... paint trim can transform a room. As with many things in home design, a small tweak... seven trim treatments range from safe and classic to fearless and unexpected, and... comes to trim! I have dark stained wood trim and beige doors in the great room and hallways... builder-grade trim. I love the doors but couldn't stand the trim. Pic #4 was my inspiration..."
Design Workshop: 10 Surprising Twists on Window Trim
"window trim include no trim at all. Can you wrap your head around them?... toward trim. Trim is a standard vehicle for hiding joints where materials come together... example. Trim can also set a building in a particular time period. But to me, the more... such as trim is with an idea about a place or structure, the more it can support the... about trim in service of a bigger, modern idea.... steel trim in the stone walls and the no trim at all. All were lovely examples...."
Architect's Toolbox — Trim Wraps Up Style for Rooms
Dynamic 'ribbons' of trim work wonders to provide that important finishing touch and set off your room's architecture
"'ribbons' of trim work wonders to provide that important finishing touch and set off your... trim to connect windows, doors, soffits etc. and to use trim to establish datum points... of the trim is much less important than how the trim travels around the room making... house gets trimmed out contributes greatly to the overall character of that house. In... thought-out trim design can turn a drab and plain vanilla interior into something rich..."
Use Trim to Modernize a Traditional Home — or Vice Versa
"variations in trim style and color... home's trim can give a modern twist to a traditional home or add a cozy, traditional... baseboard trim can help a room bridge eras and gain flexibility and appeal.... reasonable trim We've done the trim around the windows - love it. We've done the baseboards... transitional trims and cabinets! It is a style that appeals to many people with a variety... use of trim makes such an impact on a design, even if your style is more modern or..."
How to Replace Window Trim
For finishing new windows or freshening the old, window trim gives a polished look with less effort than you may think
"window trim gives a polished look with less effort than you may think... house's trim. I love how the use of different architectural trim elements can completely... beautiful trim. I was excited for the end result, but since I'm always so focused on... on trim in other people's homes, I was completely terrified about actually choosing... choosing the trim and putting it in place in my own home.... window trim is WAY above my skill level but I do like trim that looks crisp and new..."
How to Bring Out Your Home’s Character With Trim
New project for a new year: Add moldings and baseboards to enhance architectural style and create visual interest
"accompanied by trim. The way that trim is executed has refined and defined our houses throughout... history. Trim adds character and flavor to a home, the way pearl buttons finish off... interior trim. Why: Whether you want to embellish or change the character of your space... space, trim will give your rooms more personality and a stronger identity.... Seattle based Lawrence Architecture features exquisite trim: Trim idea Sometimes the..."
The Skinny on Trims, Part 2: Going Darker
"Skinny on Trims ideabook prompted tells me that perhaps I'm not the only one who gets... stumped on trims and mouldings. As Nicolette, who thankfully prompted the first ideabook... look on trims and mouldings, we focused mostly on variations of traditional white trims... trims, from thick and ornate, to modern and sleek. But some of the most successfully... basic trim offers. Hopefully these tidbits and notations will help those who requested..."
Warm Up Your Walls With Woven Wallcovering
11 Terrific Paint Color Matches for Wood Details
"your wood trim and cabinets with the right shade of wall paint to bring out the beauty... stained wood trim? I generally select neutral colors when I am painting a room with natural... stain-grade trim. Greens, grays, whites and beiges are no-brainers. Warmer colors, like... against the trim with a color that blends with the tones in the wood. If your trim is... dark wood trim....but everything I see has white trim. It's so nice to see some ideas..."
Pro Finishing Secret: Aniline Dye for Wood
Deeper and richer than any stain, aniline dye gives wood stunningly deep color and a long-lasting finish
"solvent based wood stains, and water-based stains with heavy petroleum or glycerol... water-based than oil-based. My personal experience is that using protection for your... acrylic based paintings. Permanent, non-yellowing, flexible, and water resistant when... water based aniline dye in my kitchen. The perimeter cabinets are cognac and the... an oil based wipe-on finish with very good success. We blended two aniline dyes to..."
Crown Molding: Is It Right for Your Home?
"right trim for the height of your ceilings and style of your room... choosing trim. Outside has a colonial trim style. For the inside I really like the craftsman... moldings based on careful research from pattern books and trade catalogs, with a wealth... use for trim..crown moulding? santa fe/traditional interior...crown moldings would... white for trim/crown moulding. :) I had crown moulding done in my house years ago..."