Framed for Color
White is a go-to for trim that makes dramatic wall color pop. But we've recently noticed a steady influx of window frames painted standout colors for some rainbow-friendlier drama. Get your ROYGBIV on with these color picks—and a few contrasting neutrals—we found to let your trim take center stage.
Chutney Casements for a Farmhouse Exterior
Brick Red That Pairs Well with Nature
Climbers and neutral outdoor surfaces make this charming house seem like it's been there for ages. One of 450 Architects' clients—an artist—selected the final paint color (similar to Sherwin Williams's Rockwood Red).
Fresh Blaze in a White Kitchen
Wow in the cook space with kitchen cabinet color combos that really cook.
Bright Orange for Simple Moldings
Read more on how this rehab made plain moldings pop with paint.
Nature-Leaning Breakfast Room
Check out the balance of color in the rest of the architect's home.
Beachy Blue Hues
See more well-placed watery hues in our tour of a vintage cottage with timeless appeal.
Refreshing Teal for a Patio
A Mediterranean-style outdoor room by Grace Design Associates Inc. is married to a home's exterior with the help of teal-coated doors and windows.
Add color and more with our 37 easy ways to upgrade your outdoors rooms.
Purple Duo for a Back Patio
Give your outdoor staycation spot a colorful upgrade with our steps for painting a carpet on your porch floor.
Slate Gray as Detail Highlighter
See how one kitchen remodel made a statement with gray kitchen cabinets.
Moody Gray for a Garden View
A coating of deep, rich gray keeps the focus on trim on this stair landing with interior design by Sigmar.
Make a ho-hum stairway stand out with our tips for painting upbeat stair risers.
Sharp Black for a Victorian Bath
Even black feels like a colorful choice for window frames when paired with a turquoise ceiling in a Victorian bath captured by Atlantic Archives.