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  1. #1
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    Default Help choosing trim/casing to match style

    I am struggling with my trim/casing/door styles. I love shaker-clean lines, maybe single panel or 3 panel doors with un-ornamented trim. The home I am renovating is a 1950s center hall colonial. I don't want to stray too far from what I like, but afraid it will look out of place? I don't think so, but I am hearing this from others. I am especially afraid that if I listen to them and try to put a little detail in, it will just look like I cheaped out on molding, rather than having a distinct style. Any opinions or experience with this? Thanks!

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    Default Re: Help choosing trim/casing to match style

    IMHO the "others" don't have to live with it, you do. You should do what you like after all you're the one who's going to be in there day after day.
    Jack
    Be sure you live your life, because you are a long time dead.-Scottish Proverb

  3. #3
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    Default Re: Help choosing trim/casing to match style

    I agree with JL, you have to look at the trim you choose. The only consideration would be if you were planning on selling soon, if so then keep with the style of the home. Good luck.

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