painted moldings around white walls and cupboards seems to expand the room
Photo: Jean Allsopp; Paint swatch: Don Penny/Time Digital Studio
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Punch Up Trim and Panels

One color for all your woodwork provides a consistent, grounded look, whether in one room or throughout the house.

Reverse the Conventional Scheme

Instead of the typical arrangement of white trim set against a colored wall, a glossy pumpkin-colored paint—selected to match the laminate countertop—highlights crown molding, open shelving, and door casing. As a result, the white base cabinetry seems to recede into the white wall.

Paint: Kelly-Moore
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