Black Trim, ya dig?

Do you ever get a cockamamie idea into your head?  AND then you want to see if anyone else has actually done it?  Like… hey, maybe I should make a sofa out of stuffed animals.  Surprisingly yes, someone has beaten you to the punch, it looks as fug as it sounds and you can happily move on from your wild impulse, you know, to do more normal shiz.

Well, I have this thought about my hallway.  Here’s how it started –

Black doors.  They are fabulous and I love them.

This one here is SO good.  With that trim, it just makes the hallway.


I’ve seen a lot of black door, white trim combos.  It’s gorgeous… well, if your doors have architectural interest.  The doors have to be great to begin with, if you ask me!

Does it really get better than this from Alice Lane?!  Her portfolio is crazy.  I love it all.

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And this?  Don’t even get me started.


Obviously the whole world is seriously infatuated with black doors.  And truth be told, I want them in my house.  The problem is that my doors are plain jane.  They don’t have any details and I think the black will just look blah.

So follow me here… what about black trim with white doors??

Is that just absurd?

And you know what I found on-line as inspiration?  Black trim with well, black doors.


Like here, here and here.



But black trim with white doors, proved to be something that I couldn’t find in any on-line searches.  Have you seen this look anywhere?  Maybe it’s not around because it’s no bueno?!?!


This is fairly close, and pretty cute.  But ya, the door’s not white.  Hmmm…

traditional house-white and black-brick-wood door

Totally off topic, in my research (I can call it research, dammit!!) I spotted this super white bathroom.  And I LOVE this idea.  It’s like a swipe of mascara…. which I never wear, cause it sucks to take off.  I guess I only like trim mascara.

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So what’s your feeling?  Would black trim with a white door combo look really weird?

Maybe I can just paint one and see how it goes…?!?

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