Interior Design

13 decorative moulding ideas that add architectural interest

Here's how to take your builder's box up a notch.

1. This stately staircase with board and batten wood siding.

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2. This moody master bedroom adorned with decorative moulding.

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3. Or this black-painted shiplap feature wall in a designer's home office.

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4. This glass-front cabinetry all dressed up with decorative mullions.

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5. This inviting entryway that boasts shoulder-height wainscoting.

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6. These built-in shelves backed with whitewashed beadboard.

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7. And this glam dining space outfitted with applied moulding.

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8. This ornate ceiling medallion that draws the eye upward.

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9. This striking yellow sliding door with intricate trim.

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10. This coffered ceiling accentuated by dentil moulding.

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11. Or this Parisian-inspired space embellished with rosettes.

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12. This blue-hued chair rail in a masculine master bedroom.

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13. And finally, this custom millwork extravaganza that's a modern take on classic style.

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