Interior Trim Paint Color Advice

My wall is burgundy and looks dark, what color trim can I use to brighten it up?

By Rumbi from Naperville, IL

March 10, 20100 found this helpful

White trim would look nice and offset the burgundy.

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March 10, 20100 found this helpful

I'd suggest glossy white if it goes with your decor!

Also, if your burgundy is too dark, you can go back over it with a tinted glaze of a lighter color using a decorative technique:

Here's some great decorative painting URL's:


Color Washing:

Ragging and stipping:

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March 11, 20100 found this helpful

Taupe would give a subtle, sophisticated look.

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March 13, 20100 found this helpful

Hot yellow would certainly brighten the enviroment, but about any light color should. If this is just one room, you could try about anything. Pick a color related to other colors in the room(s), High gloss will also add brightness, or a clear gloss paint over the burgundy might help. (Yes, there is clear paint.)

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