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Sundiamond Tue 07-Jul-20 18:11:47

I'm repainting an office. The walls/ceiling will be F&B All White. The floors will be a charcoal black. What colour should I paint the skirtings? White or the black? It's not a big room.

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FatherBrownsBicycle Tue 07-Jul-20 18:16:08

If you google white walls black floor it brings up lots of images and they all have white skirting.

I couldn’t visualise Black skirting so googled.

FatherBrownsBicycle Tue 07-Jul-20 18:16:38

So I think white skirting.

puffylovett Tue 07-Jul-20 18:19:54

Black skirting and architraves. I’m planning a similar look in my sons room - with a black radiator, black replacement sash window and if I get my way shutters, too. It’s a light room, though.

puffylovett Tue 07-Jul-20 18:20:46

Check out @victorianadventure on Instagram for luscious dark hallway woodwork inspiration.

MikeUniformMike Tue 07-Jul-20 18:29:29

I've seen black skirting with a black floor. It can look nice.

Sundiamond Tue 07-Jul-20 18:45:33

Thanks all.

Yes, I'll have a look around Pinterest

The room is small and not hugely light. That said, it's an odd shape, so you won't massively notice the skirtings. I'll have a try, see what looks best

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Splattherat Wed 08-Jul-20 22:52:39

I am a traditionalist so think I would stick to white skirting for the contrast especially if the room is small and not that light.

Sundiamond Thu 09-Jul-20 06:48:24

Well, I tried out both in one area. The off black skirting doesn't really work in this space. I think it's because the skirting is flat and wide and the room is small - the ceilings aren't high. White it is...

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