Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Add instant character and charm to your home with terrific trimwork...

I am a firm believer in the power of trimwork. There is no better way to add architectural interest and character to your home. It can enhance any style from traditional to contemporary. Here are some inspirational images I compiled from Houzz.com with ideas for how to incorporate trimwork into your home....give it a try, you won't be disappointed!

traditional staircase Stairs
Love the full wall panelling around the stairway....
traditional hall by It's The Little Things...
Great combination of panelling on bottom and painted stripes on the top of the wall, adds interest to a hallway....
by It's The Little Things...
traditional kitchen by Dillard Design Group, LLC
If you are fortunate to have high ceilings, a coffered treatment can look amazing!
by Dillard Design Group, LLC  
traditional living room by Witt Construction
Love the combination of white built ins/ fireplace with the coffered ceiling in this living room...
by Witt Construction
traditional entry by Blue Tangerine Art
This all white, ceiling height panelling can really make for a welcoming entryway that will draw your guests in. It also provides the perfect backdrop to make your art pieces really stand out.
by Blue Tangerine Art  
traditional kitchen by Gast Architects
Painted beadboard can be an inexpensive and practical backsplash option...
by Gast Architects
kitchen by Tara Seawright
Don't forget the backs of your pennisulas/ kitchen islands....a little detail work can really make them shine...
by Tara Seawright  
traditional kitchen by Stonebreaker Builders & Remodelers
Bookcases backed in beadboard adds a country fresh charm....
by Stonebreaker Builders & Remodelers
eclectic bathroom by Donna DuFresne Interior Design
Beadboard can also look amazing as a tub surround or even as a ceiling treatment as in this beautiful bathroom. So much more cozy and interesting than a basic ceiling...
by Donna DuFresne Interior Design  
traditional family room by S.A.N Design Group, Inc.
A window seat with hidden storage, gets all dressed up with panelled styled trimwork....
by S.A.N Design Group, Inc.
modern living room by Jamie Beckwith
There are many options when it comes to panelling. If you're looking for something a little different, try this "stacked" panelling look...gorgeous!
by Jamie Beckwith  
contemporary bedroom by Smith & Vansant Architects PC
Doors can add so much character to a space. Check out these beauties, they instantly give a fresh and modern feel to this bedroom.
by Smith & Vansant Architects PC

Do you love trimwork as much as I do? How have you used it in your own home? Leave a comment and let me know...


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