“Intricate crown molding and baseboards—you know, the kind with scrollwork and dentils and multiple layers—are all well and good in a restored historic apartment in some romantic European city. A step-by-step guide for installing basic molding, cutting and chopping, and adding design elements by yourself.”


Every type of interior trim has a name (duh) and an architectural purpose (yay). If you’re looking for a guide to where each piece of trim lives, their names give them away. We dare you not to know where base moulding, chair rails, window and door casings, crown moulding and ceiling trim go. From floor to wall to ceiling, well-chosen interior trim shapes, frames, highlights and brings out the “you” in every room of your home. They all play their roles in making sure you feel great standing still and passing through. At its best, interior trim complements styles and highlights distinctions from room to room and within each room. All the while turning jarring “why is that there?” interruptions into smooth “yeah, look at that nice thing there” transitions…

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