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August 11, 2020

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  1. Rika says:

    How do you handle the door jamb color between the two rooms with different trim color? Paint the jamb all one or the other color? I’m thinking both colors would be visible from ons side (ie jamb one color, trim the other).

  2. getaylor says:

    This post showed up in my search results and I was really hopeful it would answer my question, but alas, it doesn’t address my specific issue. I have natural wood trim throughout the home I just bought. I am planning to paint most of the trim throughout the home a particular shade of white; however, in one room, I am thinking of painting all the trim a different color that matches the ceiling and wall color on 3 walls–a different shade of white (#2). Anyway, the trim around the door to this room will be White #1, and I’m trying to figure out how to paint the inside (casing?) and the door. Should I use white #1 in the casing? White #2? Should I paint 1 side of the door in White #1 and the other in White #2 (or both sides the same color?)? What about the edges of the door? Maybe I’m over thinking this, but it’s a time consuming process that I don’t want to screw up by not thinking it through beforehand…

  3. melchap says:

    I have done 2 trim colors in my house. Wood and white. The white is in the stairwells and the wood is every where else. I think it works because the stairwells are sperated spaces and natural transition places anyway.

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