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How to update the look of dark wood trim with modern paint colours such as Comfort Gray and Revere Pewter

The Best Neutral Paint Colours to Update Dark Wood Trim

If your home is full of old brown trim, this post will tell you everything you need to know about how to paint your trim and doorways as painlessly and inexpensively as possible.

How to Paint Wooden Trim White

If your home is full of old brown trim, this post will tell you everything you need to know about how to paint your trim and doorways as painlessly and inexpensively as possible.

Color pallet for the exterior of the house. Dryvit stucco Monastery Brown-Sherwin Williams Polished Mahogany(doors/shutters) -Sherwin Williams-Muslin (trim) Stonework "Chardonnay"-Sherwin Williams-Sable (gables) roof and paver selections.

Color pallet for the exterior of the house. Dryvit stucco Monastery Brown-Sherwin Williams Polished Mahogany(doors/shutters) -Sherwin Williams-Muslin (trim) Stonework "Chardonnay"-Sherwin Williams-Sable (gables) roof and paver selections.

Avoid adding a light above the mirror. That includes recessed lighting in the ceiling. “That would throw a strong light onto your forehead."

How To Light Your Bathroom Right

Avoid adding a light above the mirror. That includes recessed lighting in the ceiling. “That would throw a strong light onto your forehead."

Wood trim.  Sherwin Williams Unusual Gray (Love!) Love the duvet also. Add distressed/reclaimed medium dark wide plank hardwood and a beige area rug= perfect!

Gray Paint Colors with Wood Trim

Wood trim. Sherwin Williams Unusual Gray (Love!) Love the duvet also. Add distressed/reclaimed medium dark wide plank hardwood and a beige area rug= perfect!

"The reason these colors work so well together is that they're the most natural combination, like the green leaves and brown bark of a tree. I think there's something therapeutic about pale green walls, and the nutty brown trim has an undertone of green. That reflection back and forth adds to the sense of peace. They let you drift into imaginary worlds even with your eyes wide open." –Basil Walter...Donald Kaufman Color DKC-63; DKC-50

8 Great Color Combinations

"The reason these colors work so well together is that they're the most natural combination, like the green leaves and brown bark of a tree. I think there's something therapeutic about pale green walls, and the nutty brown trim has an undertone of green. That reflection back and forth adds to the sense of peace. They let you drift into imaginary worlds even with your eyes wide open." –Basil Walter...Donald Kaufman Color DKC-63; DKC-50

Dark Wood Trim and grey walls I like the grey walls with brown trim for the bathroom..

Dark Wood Trim and grey walls I like the grey walls with brown trim for the bathroom..

Craftsman | Arts & Crafts | Bungalow...Love the Dormer window, but skip the 2-story, the dormer fakes it, and the wrap-around porch, tall windows on front!

Craftsman | Arts & Crafts | Bungalow...Love the Dormer window, but skip the 2-story, the dormer fakes it, and the wrap-around porch, tall windows on front!

What a difference painting this dated wooden staircase railings makes!

DIY Stair Railing Projects & Makeovers

Nicole Curtis of HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' advises owners of older homes to 'tear out almost nothing and restore what's there,' updating only air and plumbing systems, and tastefully adding appliances that didn't exist when the home was built.

Nicole Curtis of HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' advises owners of older homes to 'tear out almost nothing and restore what's there,' updating only air and plumbing systems, and tastefully adding appliances that didn't exist when the home was built.

Great Room Makeover - Wood trim changed to dark espresso, flooring.  Moniotte Before & After: The Cliffs at Walnut Cove : Linda McDougald Design @ Postcard from Paris Home

Great Room Makeover - Wood trim changed to dark espresso, flooring. Moniotte Before & After: The Cliffs at Walnut Cove : Linda McDougald Design @ Postcard from Paris Home