Advice from Sarah Richardson: SIZE MATTERS: The rule of thumb with trim and baseboard details is that bigger generally looks better. Underscaled trim details make the architecture of a home look cheap, whereas chunkier profiles will help frame your home in style! Even in a home with standard 8' ceilings, you should still use a baseboard at least 7" in height.
Chair rail molding divides two-toned walls in this neutral dining room. Sheer curtains and white blinds feel crisp and airy against the dark hardwood floor and black dining table. Fresh flowers and a bowl of fruit add a refreshing splash of color.