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The Finishing Touch: Trimwork
""LOVE the crown moulding." I'm not dissing crown moulding, but it's not that big a deal... "love the crown moulding" makes them sound architecturally erudite. I think crown moulding... fan of crown molding.... It made a HUGE difference in our rooms when we put it in... about the crown trim. It's ok and can be handsome but it's also a developer's trick to..."
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
"from crown moldings to railings, trim is a design element that adds depth, detail... base and crown moldings to room heights? Is there a proper ratio for base to crown... Brit-speak for crown molding! When I renovated my 1820 house in London, I was able to match... well as crown moulding should not require caulk if properly cut and installed. All... shaped crown. This is a semicustom approach, as each piece can be purchased, or milled..."
Kitchen of the Week: Chestnut and an Open Fire in Connecticut
Antique chestnut boards give a kitchen with a wood-burning oven vintage flair, balancing its modern amenities
"designer at Crown Point Cabinetry. “She fell in love with the old-world look of kitchens... friends at Crown Point! Here is another beautiful kitchen they did featuring our Craft... Kudos to Crown Pointe for recovering and reusing the wood. I also like the blackboard... like. Crown Point did a wonderful job. Also, love the hood! Becky....You hit the... love my Crown Point kitchen installed by a previous owner. They were so easy to work..."
Break Up a Bland Ceiling the Modern Way
"unimaginative. Crown moldings and other decorative features don't work in modern interiors... traditional crown, I worked with the trim guy to come up with a modern 3-step crown. We... can't do crown in modern spaces. When I remodeled our 70's contemporary, I was stuck... get the crown effect but more modern. I do like the cutouts, although I wouldn't want..."
Heads-Up Hues: 10 Bold Ceiling Colors
Visually raise or lower a ceiling, or just add an eyeful of interest, with paint from splashy to soothing
"you have crown molding, and paint your ceiling, the beautiful molding are accentuated... trim and crown moldings and crisp white curtains it is beautiful. I had to really talk... white crown moldings it is so distinctive. We are about to put house on market and... white crown moulding mirrored the recesses and added glass sconces and sculpture... we add crown mouding later. Holy Cow! not to mention the time savings not having..."
Mood Makers: Luxurious Looks on a Budget
Want a high-end look in your home but feeling choked by your budget? Try these pro decorator tips to give your rooms a luxe look for less
"top is crown molding, nice baseboards, and other wood trim. Again, it doesn't have... baseboards, crown moulding, doors, even the ceiling, all the same color. On all the surfaces... I love crown molding, but have always wondered if it would work in my home, a 1970's... @Judy, crown moulding is still a beautiful upgrade in a home with 8ft ceilings. If... on the crown moulding/trim. Never use "ceiling white" - it has a cold, bluish undertone..."
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
"trim and crown. Should crown be the same colour as ceiling or trim. Upstairs my wall... shutters and crown molding and window molding put in our house. Whatever color of white... reason. crown molding in the public areas of the house was stained, while the same... same crown molding in the bedrooms was painted to match the walls, even though the rest... had the crown painted a contrasting cream. I wasn't sure what to do about the rest..."
Houzz Tour: A Home Built for Legos
Candy colored and classically inspired, this remodeled Seattle home combines the best of past and present
"had any crown molding. I've seen many houses of this vintage that had the original... added crown and color. The whole interior is very much to my liking. I don't understand... The crown molding and the built-ins really stand out. The kitchen and the... g and crown molding) was kept (or added again :) ) while it was "modernized" with... made it a crowning achievement. Sounds corny but what a beautiful job, all the way through..."
11 Tricks to Make a Ceiling Look Higher
"No crown moldings, but if they're already there (mine are), paint the same color... adding crown molding makes them look higher, but I think the opposite. Question:... of "no crown moldings" has been my go to strategy for low ceilings. I didn't see it... in the crown now (not super wide) which will be marble white. The room feels expansive... 3 5/8" crown at the top. The ceiling is painted a light yellow and the top 1/3 of..."
10 Big Space-Saving Ideas for Small Kitchens
Feeling burned over a small cooking space? These features and strategies can help prevent kitchen meltdowns
"nice tall crown at the top as well. The reason our designer didn't go to the ceiling... a tall crown, so I put a block of wood under the items I was displaying in order... of the crown. I thought i had tiny kitchen but you've shown several even smaller... existing crown and add a row of glass door cabinets. What you would then probably need... where the crown was removed. You may also need side panels to cover the seam on the..."
Learn the Lingo of Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles
Understand door types, materials and cabinet face construction to make the right choice when you shop
"which crown molding can be added whether the cabinet goes all the way to the ceiling... and the crown molding in turn covers up the filler. So there is an extra step and expense... cabinet with crown molding will take up slightly more vertical space than a same size partial... the same crown molding. The bottom line to me is you buy a full overlay cabinet for... ornate crown molding at all, and hold the tops of the wall cabinets down from the..."
Houzz Interview: Jennifer's Old Painted Cottage
Knotty to Nice: Painted Wood Paneling Lightens a Room's Look
Children ran from the scary dark walls in this spare room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Kitchen Remodel
"added crown molding. We painted them all. We took out the cabinets over the hood... with some crown molding (a tribute to our foot-high baseboards), beadboard around the... floors, crown molding, lighting, and painting we added to the dining and living rooms... nice wide crown molding with rope trim added to the cabinets which really dressed them... and the crown molding on the varied heights of the wall cabinets. When we moved into..."
50 Fabulous Finds for Valentine's Day