One of the most commonly asked decorating dilemmas I get asked about involves what to do with older homes that have lots and lots of dark wood trim. A reader named Jodi sent me this email just a couple of weeks ago:
We have an older home and do not wish to paint all the trim white, but I do find the wood trim to be one of my biggest struggles when decorating. It’s also very hard to find inspiration as most home decor magazines, blogs, etc only feature white trimmed rooms, as this is most common these days…but what about those with us who still have and like the look of wood trim? Any advice?
Painting wood trim throughout an entire house can be daunting (and pricey if you hire it out). I went on a search to find some inspiration pictures for Jodi and stopped when I saw this: