Need help with interior trim color w/ beige vinyl windows

Microgirl32February 7, 2012

Hello - this is my first post. I've been searching for weeks for a solution to my problem... I'm hoping some of you can help! :-)

We recently purchased a home that is about 20 years old. In preparation for getting it ready to sell, the previous owners had the windows replaced. They chose an almond/beige color (inside and outside). All of the interior trim is currently painted a taupe color that has more pink in it than the greenish-hued windows have. I would love to paint all the trim white, but am not sure if that would even work with almond windows. Does anyone have the same problem? I would love to see photos of almond windows with a white/lighter trim color. Or am I forever locked into taupe crown molding and window trim?. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Lori A. Sawaya

Beige vinyl is often a huge upgrade - there are a lot of people who would like to have your color issue! :)

You can absolutely do white trim with the beige windows. If you think about it's really no different than if the windows were wood. Wood windows and white trim work out perfectly fine and so with the beige/white combination.

Exterior is a lil different. White house trim with beige windows isn't always the cutest look. If you want light trim exterior, all you have to do is select a lighter version of the beige on the windows. You can go so light that it almost look white but the harmony is still detectable.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2012 at 10:00PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Paint First or New Flooring First?
I asked a flooring salesman whether to paint walls...
why does the cut in on walls look darker than the rolled walls?
Im a designer and the painter I use tells me this happens...
Michael Taylor Interiors
Valspar Paints formula change-not good
I'm a prior user/recommender of Valspar paints (e.g....
Help me find this wall paper please
Hi all. I'm new to the forum and excited to be here....
Is the burgundy / red accent wall dated?
Hi all! Would love your opinions on this ! My husband...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™