passageway between two rooms showing use of white to tie together too adjoining rooms
Photo: Mark Lohman; Paint swatches: Don Penny/Time Digital Studio
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Use White to Highlight Your Color Choices

"Painting trim white will ensure that warm hues don't look dingy or cool hues too stark," says McGuire. Even neighbors on the color wheel get a boost. Here, a door casing acts as a frame, cleanly setting off the dining room's warm yellow walls and the foyer's cool green.

Paint: Valspar
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