Decorating & Furniture/painting wainscoting


I would like to put wainscoting in my bathroom.question is I would like to paint it same shade as top part of the wall,can the baseboards be painted white or should they be painted the same as the wainscoting.thankyou

I LOVE that you're adding wainscoting to your bathroom walls. It's a wonderful architectural detail and bathrooms are often overlooked. I prefer when all wood trim matches in a room for a seamless and cohesive look. Since wainscoting is an extension of wood trim, I think it should match.

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Susan Matthews

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Susan Matthews


I'm here to help you create a luxe look by making the most of any room within any budget. I welcome questions about furniture placement, colors, style, accessories and more.


I am a guest host and lifestyle expert for QVC - the premier home shopping network. I'm trained in redesign which entails using what you already own to create a new look. I own Decorvention - a redesign company based in the Philadelphia area. My articles have been published in national and regional publications.

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