Sunday, August 10, 2014

Dreaming Of Trim

Whenever we go looking at "new home" open
houses, you can find me in the kitchen or
laundry room...checking out the trim.

This kitchen and laundry/mud room
did not disappoint.

Middle daughter wants to build a bench
in a closet in her laundry room. I think
this one would work perfectly, except I
would do the hooks differently.

The cabinet below is "trimmed in" real
simply and would hide shoes.

I have been trying to figure out how to 
trim our large back window, which is near the
double french doors leading to the back patio.

If you notice here, the window and door trim
do not match, yet they look good together.

The doorway has a pretty easy-to-duplicate
design. Simply a matter of combining a
few boards and trim...

The picture below is a close up of the window
trim. Just boards and moulding...doesn't it
make you think you could do it yourself?

Thought I'd give you a look at the dining room
of this house before I go.

The dark floors with the white trim
really make this house a winner.

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  1. If the bench seat was off the floor to tuck shoes under, especially when muddy or wet I would like that. A rug under it could soak up the wet and not inside a drawer. I love trim and dental moulding and by golly hubby and I made so much of that in our shop. I have a feeling I will be dreaming trim tonight lol!

  2. What beautiful detailing! Thank you for visiting my blog today :) I also wanted to invite you to our homemaking linkup ~ The Art of Home-Making Mondays which starts today if you would like to join us...

  3. I love the trim too, and the bench. However, I too thought I could do it myself, it's just that not too many doors and doorways are perfectly straight, I cut perfect corners only to discover this. filled in the gaps with wood filler, and now off to paint them in, I used a flat paint and I'm not too thrilled with it, but I'm also out of steam, so the semi gloss will have to come after I catch my breath. How does Wild Bill fell about all this work.

  4. Rivercrest Cottage,
    Love, LOVE, L O V E all that white painted detailed trim!!!
    I've been thinking of attending a few Fall Parade of Homes Tours coming in October, too!!!
    That dining room is exquisite!!!
    Thank you for the inspiration!!!

  5. Your kitchen is so pretty, has that warm and inviting feeling….love all of the decorative touches!
    IKEA Kitchen Storage for a stylish kitchen

  6. Love the trim!! Thanks for sharing. You are one of the features tonight at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Here is the link to the party. Hope to see you again at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse