Is painting woodwork white a good idea?
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Keeping this in consideration, should I paint my natural wood trim white?
For years, well-intentioned renovators have been painting over wood trim of all kinds. White trim was good, or ever colored trim or even black. But wood trim, of the kind found in so many beautiful old houses, was deemed heavy, old-fashioned. If your trim is made of a low quality wood, you may want to leave it painted.
Furthermore, should I paint my oak trim white? While oak trim is often prized for its rich color and durability, too much natural wood can make a room feel dark and drab. Painting oak trim white brightens a room, and requires no additional techniques or tools than painting over any other trim.
Herein, can you paint wood baseboards white?
Apply white pigmented shellac primer to the wood trim, using a synthetic fiber paintbrush. If the trim previously was painted with a high-gloss enamel paint or stained and varnished with a high-gloss polyurethane, apply a water-based bonding primer instead.
Should I paint my doors white?
White has always been the standard for interior doors, painted to match the trim in most cases, but there's something fun about painting interior doors a different color. I do like a pretty front door color, but our house has black and it will probably stay that way for now and black is a classic.