Cottage Living Style
Highlight a Room With Color
Paint colors aren't just for walls. We've uncovered designer tricks for highlighting your trim, ceiling, furniture, and more -- all with a little bit of paint.
Go Dark on the Door
Steven Gambrel advises painting doors a shade darker than the walls. "I love dark doors," he says. "They express movement and wear and tear, so painting them white doesn’t work for me."
Wall color: Summer Shower, 2135-60
Trim color: White Diamond, 2121-60
Door color: Deep Silver, 2124-30
Available at Benjamin Moore