Tag Archives: painting trim

Exterior Paint Colors – Painting the Body and Trim the Same Color

I always say that the proper paint color placement is as important as the actual paint colors you choose, in both interior and exterior applications.  Here’s an example of an exterior I recently specified colors for: new Franklin, TN upscale farmhouse

Paint Color Trends 2014 – Color Experts Weigh In

My article on 2014 Paint Color Trends just hit the newsstand in Everyday Home magazine, woohoo! When the editor asked me to write the article back in the fall, I decided to share not only my predictions, but also those of some other color experts whose work I admire.   Everyday Home Magazine   While […]

Your Drywall is Like Hamburger, But Your Trim is Like Steak

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You wouldn’t put ketchup on your steak, now would you?  That would be treating it like a hamburger.   When you paint your architectural trim like drywall, it’s like putting ketchup on a steak.  It cheapens it – takes it for granted.  Here’s an example:  this is a “before” of a coffered ceiling in a […]

Who Said That You Have to Paint Trim White?

What color should you paint your trim?  White is easy (except when you go to choose between 240 white options, all with different undertones).  But don’t you ever wish for something different – something to add some punch and personality to your rooms?  Why not paint the trim in a COLOR?  You could paint the […]