I have this question come up all the time: “should I paint wooden trim white, or leave it stained?” I don’t think there is a right or wrong answer here; it’s all about your personal preference, the style of the house, and the mood you’re going for. I think wooden trim is a great classic look, and makes the house feel cozy. Here are some examples:
I also love how white trim can brighten up the home making it feel clean and crisp. Below are a few examples of white trim done beautifully. Notice the difference in the mood of the room with white trim vs. stained trim.
Which do you prefer? White painted trim or stained trim?