Trim - MDF or Wood
I know this has been debated and have read many comments but wanted to layout our scenario to get some feedback.
We are doing most of the build and finally getting to interior stuff. The 'style' we use to describe the house is rustic elegance. Exterior has exposed large cedar beams, wrap around front porch and rear deck with rough sawn exposed , stone veneer inside and outside.
Cabinets are hickory with a light stain and medium dark hardscraped, distressed floors.
wall color is a forest green for the family rm/kitchen but the hallway and entry is an offwhite/very light gray color that is visible from the above rooms
Doors to the bedrooms are raised panel knotty alder.
The bedrooms will have white MDF for baseboard and window trim.
Looking for guidance in the family room/kitchen area. Originally planned to use hemlock (stained) for baseboards and window trim as it would look good against the green wall color and stone veneer on the fireplace. However, I never really thought about the white vinyl windows and the white french doors ... and how it would look with stained wood.
We went back and forth about using white MDF or stained wood. Finally decided to just use wood and hope it looks ok against the white windows/doors. But now that the cabinets and floors are in, debating again.
Would like to get your thoughts.