It feels soft and calm and not so “look-at-me, look-at-me!” Definitely another point for painting your staircase railings any color you want. I am a lover of white spindles and even white spindles with a dark stained railing, but I think before you automatically jump to that obvious choice–assess your house and see if there is something that would work better and be unique.
Here is another view from the dining room. You can see how well the blue wall in the family room works with the new gray trim. Mmmmm.
Once we do replace our floors with uber dark, hand-scraped hardwoods (or really really light….we aren’t sure yet), the carpet with be gone and this picture will look even sweeter:
Have you taken any painting risks lately that have really paid off? Or are you totally glad to be done with a project? That’s kinda how I am feeling right now. Sooo glad this is done and extremely pleased with the change.