How to dress up my builder grade "clamshell" door molding ?

Debra Nelson
by Debra Nelson

I would like to do an add on rather than remove the molding, any ideas?

  4 answers
  • William William on Sep 13, 2018

    A photo would help.

  • Coolfurniturelady Coolfurniturelady on Sep 13, 2018

    Easy peasy. Get a narrow edge or chair rail molding and place it on the wall and inch or two away from and parallel to the existing molding around the door. Paint the new molding, the old molding and the wall in between all the same color and it will look like you spent a fortune. You can use a trim with a profile like this one:

  • Heje Heje on Sep 13, 2018

    I agree with the previous by adding a little it can make it look like a lot.

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Sep 13, 2018

    How about paint it then paint it with diffrent colors that go with the room like if there is a leave on it paint it green