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Hello everyone ...

We are adding a great room/kitchen addition to our existing home. Currently we have stained slab doors with mahogany stained trim in a medium oak shade (Early American). Existing windows and trim are also wood and stained the same. Our new great room is 30 x 20 with a cathedral ceiling which we plan to cover in pine stained to match the new windows. Most of the walls are glass doors, but what remains will be drywall. Our new exterior windows and doors in this room are solid vinyl, but with a oak finish on the inside (to match the existing). We plan to trim these out to the walls in oak as well. We are however undecided on the inside window trim, as well as the inside interior doors and trim. We are not opposed to replacing the remaining interior doors/trim in the original house since the whole area is open to the new addition. We considered using white doors with wood trim, but my wife feels this is a no-no. Our flooring will be hardwood in the great room and a white/beige tile in the kitchen, dining and entrance areas. Are we working on a decorators nightmare? Suggestions anyone?? White doors? Painted trim? Wood doors? Wood trim? We are stuck thinking we should never have purchased new windows with oak on the interior, and that there is no way we can get all this to look good together so we really need some help!


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