Using Crown Molding

image via Domino
Crown Molding is a classic and refined choice for your home.  We loved working with Metrie on the latest One Room Challenge we participated in.

Here are some of our tips for incorporating molding in to your own home!

Image credit: House Beautiful by Urban Grace Interiors

1 // Know Your Aesthetic

Typically when we think of crown molding we think traditional, traditional, traditional. This crown molding is a modern spin on the traditional style we are used to seeing. There are a lot more modern and simple options out there when it comes to trimming out the top of your walls.

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2 // Have Fun with Color

This is such a genius way to trim and paint your wall. The traditional molding is so pretty with the window trim and baseboard. You can leave your molding white or amp up your space by painting it a different color than your walls.

image via Bliss at Home

3 // Another fun idea for the use of crown molding is to use it in unexpected places like a bathroom.  While you are going for unexpected you might as well paint it a fun color too! We love how the black molding stands out in this space. Crown molding can really elevate an ordinary space

cb1f4ae8bcebed0fc8ef86b4518971d74 // Mix it Up!

Don’t be afraid to mix in crown molding with shiplap, wallpaper or other types of trim. It really does go with anything!

Whatever your style you can incorporate crown molding and elevate your home to another level!

2 Responses to Using Crown Molding

  1. Jessica Monday, December 12, 2016 at 8:35 am #

    Great post! Crown moldibg can really finish a space but you’re right you need to pick the right style to compliment the room.

  2. Jennifer Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:53 am #

    Love this I love it when I see crown moulding or skirting painted a contrasting colour to the walls and ceiling, it really adds a fun dynamic to a space.

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