Trim Colors

Unless you are David Letterman,  you wouldn’t wear white socks with a nice brown suit.  You know that they would draw attention to your ankles and take focus away from the nice brown suit and spectacular shoes.  Its the contrast rule. Again. The eye will go to the area of greatest contrast first. If your  socks are the most important element in your outfit, then white is great. If, however, you would like them to stay in the background, socks in a color that blends with the suit or shoes is better. Unless you are David Letterman.  Using this guideline with regard to baseboards and window trim will help you determine what color to paint. Or to paint in the first place. If the trim is wood, and it is exceptional in some way, it may be appropriate to treat  it as a focal point in the room and use READ MORE