What is the projection of a cornice?

What is the projection of a cornice?

1. Projection is the distance between the wall and the outside edge of the cornice on the ceiling wall. 2. Depth is the distance between the ceiling and underside edge of the cornice on the wall.

Should crown molding be paint before installing?

Painting Molding While you have options about how to approach painting your walls, you should always paint or otherwise finish the molding itself prior to installation. Prime the molding before painting, and for both paint and other finishes, apply the finish to all sides, even the back. This prevents warping.

What is the best color for a ceiling?

White

Can trim be darker than wall color?

Painting Trim Darker Than Walls If you want to create a contrasted look or bring focus to your windows or door frames, choosing a trim paint color that is darker than the walls of a room can be an ideal choice. Try a dark hued paint that is several shades darker than your wall paint to create a sense of depth.

Should ceiling and molding be the same color?

Painting your crown molding to match your ceiling is a great choice, with one caveat. Ceiling paint is typically white, or some variation of white, but more importantly, it is usually painted with a flat finish. For this reason, we do not recommend painting your crown molding using the same paint as your ceiling.

What color should Moulding be?

And many design experts consider white the perfect color for any trim, regardless of interior style or wall color. With dark walls, white trim lightens and brightens the room while making the wall color really "pop." And when walls are painted light or muted colors, white trim makes the color appear crisp and clean.